Emergencies in Psychiatry

Emergencies in Psychiatry

Basant Puri and Ian Treasaden

Print publication date: May 2008

ISBN: 9780198530800

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

This is a practical and problem-orientated accessible guide for those who have to deal with psychiatric emergencies. It contains guidance on how to assess and manage these emergencies and how to manoeuvre successfully though the practical difficulties that may arise, whilst also avoiding medical, psychiatric, and legal pitfalls.