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The patient's perspective 

The patient's perspective
The patient's perspective

Kay Redfield Jamison

, Richard Jed Wyatt

, and Adam Ian Kaplin

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date: 01 July 2022

It is difficult to be a psychiatric patient, but a good doctor can make it less so. Confusion and fear can be overcome by knowledge and compassion, and resistance to treatment is often, although by no means always, amenable to change by intelligent persuasion. This chapter provides an overview of the patient's perspective.

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