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The medical model in mental health : an explanation and evaluation

Author: Ahmed Samei Huda
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

The Medical Model in Mental Health: An Explanation and Evaluation explains the medical model and how it applies in mental health, and defends psychiatry as a medical practice.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ahmed Samei Huda
ISBN: 0198807252 9780198807254
OCLC Number: 1076236290
Description: vii, 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgements1: Explanation of basic concepts of medical terminology2: The role of diagnosis in medical practice and society3: The nature of diagnostic constructs4: The clinical picture, creating diagnostic constructs and causation5: Multidisciplinary working, evidence, treatment and decision making in medicine6: Criticism of psychiatric diagnosis7: Criticism of psychiatric treatment8: Reliability of diagnosis9: Spectrums with health10: Variability of clinical picture11: Spectrums of conditions12: Biological factors and health13: Social factors and health14: Clinical utility of diagnosis15: Treatments in psychiatry compared to general medicine16: Final conclusionsReferencesBibliographyIndex
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