Models for Mental Disorder: and why the conjugal one is best (Paperback)

Models for Mental Disorder: and why the conjugal one is best By Peter Tyrer Cover Image
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THIS IS THE 6th Edition. This is the most recent edition available.

Always educational, if sometimes polemical, this clearly written and entertaining book captures the various models of mental illness currently circulating in mental health. Using plain and accessible language, with a sharp and witty glossary to help, four models - disease, psychodynamic, cognitive behavioural and social - are given a fair chance from a sympathetic pen. And then, like a cold shower in the morning, painfully opening your eyes and shocking your mind into gear, Tyrer dismembers them all in a coruscating analysis of their inadequacies and excesses. He then reconstructs them pragmatically in a universal "conjugal" model. At a time when new models of community mental health are being developed throughout the world and mental health is becoming increasingly important, especially in England, anyone working in mental health or using services will find this book is a must

Tim Kendall, National Clinical Director for Mental Health, NHS England

Product Details
ISBN: 9781914130588
ISBN-10: 1914130588
Publisher: Impspired
Publication Date: February 27th, 2022
Pages: 294
Language: English