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What Your Patients Need to Know About Psychiatric Medications By Robert H. Chew, PharmD, Robert E. Hales, MD, MBA, and Stuart C. Yudofsky, MD
Publisher's Comments: This book is a compendium of no-nonsense handouts designed to provide patients with essential information on the drugs you prescribe. It includes all major classes of medications, along with detailed information on specific agents-information that's more in-depth and easier to understand than what can be obtained from pharmacies or found on the Internet. Just print the handouts from the accompanying CD-ROM and pass them along; your patients will thank you, and gain a better understanding of their treatment regimen.
Privileged Presence: Personal Stories of Connections in Health Care By Bev Johnson and Liz Crocker
When professionals and patients connect on a human level, everyone wins. Johnson and Crocker suggest that cooperation, collaboration, and communication from both ends of the stethoscope can dramatically improve health care.
Treatment Collaboration: Improving the Therapist, Prescriber, Client Relationship By Ronald J. Diamond, MD, and Patricia L. Scheifler, MSW
Treatment Collaboration is designed to get multiple providers on the same page. The authors describe how to navigate different providers’ agendas to form optimal relationships and plan treatment that works.
Treatment Planning for Person-Centered Care By Neal Adams, Diane M. Grieder
This book is designed to help therapists engage clients in planning collaborative treatment that results in better outcomes. Suitable as a reference tool or a pre-degree training text, it addresses the treatment process from assessment through outcome evaluation. The volume is geared toward providers in all settings, with case examples throughout.
Working with Families of Psychiatric Inpatients By Alison M. Heru, MD and Laura M. Drury, MSW, LICSW
Working with families of inpatients is critical to educating and guiding the family and ensuring the patient’s well being. Dr. Heru and Drury offer a step-by-step guide to developing the skills needed to successfully meet this challenge.