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Personality Disorder
By Gwen Adshead

Personality Disorder

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Personality Disorder by Gwen Adshead

Book Description

Personality Disorder offers a comprehensive and accessible collection of papers that will be practically useful to practitioners working in secure and non-secure settings with patients who have personality disorders. This book brings together fourteen classic papers, which address the impact that working with personality disorder patients can have on staff. It also offers theoretical explanations for personality disorder, and explores other issues such as the concept of boundaries in clinical practice, psychiatric staff as attachment figures and the relationship between severity of personality disorder and childhood experiences. Each paper is introduced with contextual material, and is followed by a series of questions that are intended to be used as educational exercises. This book will be essential reading for clinical and forensic psychologists, psychiatrists, community psychiatric nurses, social workers and students.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781843106401
ISBN-10: 184310640X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Forensic Psychiatry by Gwen Adshead Forensic Psychiatry, Paperback (March 2012)

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Author Biography - Gwen Adshead

Gwen Adshead, MBBS,MA,FRCPsych is a consultant forensic psychiatrist, forensic psychotherapist, forensic researcher and psychiatrist specialising in trauma. Caroline Jacob, MBChB, MSc, MRCPsych is in her third year as a specialist registrar, training in forensic psychiatry and psychotherapy. She is currently based with psychotherapy and forensic services in Bristol but also works at Broadmoor hospital on a sessional basis.

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