Psychiatry's Contract with SocietyConcepts, controversies, and consequences

Psychiatry's Contract with SocietyConcepts, controversies, and consequences

Dinesh Bhugra, Amit Malik, and George Ikkos

Print publication date: Nov 2010

ISBN: 9780199566778

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

This resource presents a timely appraisal of the status of psychiatry and its relationship with society in the second decade of this century. It brings together an international team of specialists who review critical issues such as training, professionalism, regulation, ethics, and economics, and constitutes a far-reaching document that considers the status of psychiatry now, and how it should develop in the coming years.