_This popular title provides a sound practical guide to the complex world of management in psychiatric practice, and is essential reading for senior trainees and consultants. The editors have brought together a host of knowledgeable and well-known authors who write from their experience in the ever-changing National Health Service. Topics covered include the various skills necessary for running services, such as management of finances, resources and personnel issues, and topics central to today’s changing scene, such as revalidation, service users’ expectations and clinical governance. The book concludes with a section on personal development, addressing such issues as presentation skills, stress management, mentoring, managing committees and dealing with the media. A chapter on ‘Surviving as a junior consultant’ is included and the book is also very useful as a reference and survival guide for more senior psychiatrists.
_The ongoing presence of crippling fear and uncontrolled anger calls for effective methods of managing these disruptive forces. This book reveals Low's complete identification with the suffering that fear and anger create, his sense of humor and his deep concern for those who sought his help.
_The Clinical Manual of Pain Management in Psychiatry focuses on the role of mental health practitioners in evaluation and assessment, pharmacological management, psychotherapeutic interventions, and comprehensive treatment planning for pain. It balances theoretical foundations of pain pathophysiology with applied clinical information, all the while viewing the patient from biological, psychological, and social perspectives in order to tailor treatment to the whole person. This handy portable guide includes numerous tables and illustrations and expands on the author's previous Concise Guide to Pain Management for Psychiatrists to reflect significant advances in the field of pain medicine. It features particularly extensive revisions regarding the use of psychiatric and other adjunctive medications in pain management; includes updated coverage of common psychiatric comorbidities such as depression, anxiety, and personality disorders; and addresses common pain disorders ranging from headache and back pain to pain related to cancer and HIV. The manual includes an extensively revised chapter on pharmacology, fully discusses psychotherapeutic approaches, and covers special techniques such as acupuncture and regional neural blockade. It also offers updated advice on emerging forensic issues, from disability claims to controlled substance diversion.
_Learn how to deal with anger and enjoy a stress free and more productive life.
Anger can damage your health, your relationships, your business success or your job prospects. Learn that you can deal with your old anger habit and replace it with new and better ways of dealing with difficult situations.
The author of this book Robert Agar-Hutton is an expert on the management of Anger, Aggression and Violence and since 1995 he has trained many people to be both anger management coaches and anger management trainers (people who train others to be coaches). This book is a distillation of his practical and effective training methods that lets virtually anyone learn how to get rid of unwanted anger.