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Tom Burns and Mike Firn.

in Outreach in Community Mental Health Care

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 3032 words.

Crisis intervention is an important component of community outreach, so the arrangements for flexible and timely access have always been important. The original ACT model stressed 24/7...

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Adjustment disorder: An occupational perspective (with particular focus on the military)

Geoffrey Reid.

in Adjustment Disorders

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 5919 words.

Adjustment disorder is the most common psychiatric diagnosis in the armed forces, with a prevalence of 25–38% in those seen in the military psychiatric services, although PTSD has received...

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Adjustment disorder in disorders of intellectual development

Elspeth Bradley, Sheila Hollins, Marika Korossy and Andrew Levitas.

in Adjustment Disorders

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 10055 words.

People with disorders of intellectual development (DID) have a diversity of abilities and consequent support needs. Adjustment difficulties give rise to mental distress and behavioural...

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Adjustment Disorders

Edited by Patricia Casey.

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 224 pages.

Adjustment disorder has been included in the psychiatric classifications for half a century, but despite its age, this is the first book devoted exclusively to the condition. The starting...

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Adjustment disorders in child and adolescent psychiatry

Aisling Mulligan.

in Adjustment Disorders

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 5807 words.

The clinical description of adjustment disorder (AD) in children and young people is the same as in adults. However, the stressors or triggers to AD in childhood and adolescence may differ...

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Adjustment disorders in legal settings

Keith Rix.

in Adjustment Disorders

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 6421 words.

Sitting uncomfortably at the end or, as some might assert, off the end of the spectrum of mental disorder and in that grey area between normality and abnormality, adjustment disorders are...

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Approaches to treatment and care

Traolach S. Brugha.

in The Psychiatry of Adult Autism and Asperger Syndrome

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 4303 words.

Sharing with the patient and their carers the results of an assessment in autism and of what that means and the principles of post diagnostic support is covered. Conventional medically...

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Autism as a lived experience

Traolach S. Brugha.

in The Psychiatry of Adult Autism and Asperger Syndrome

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 6042 words.

In this chapter use is made of the perspectives patients have shared on their lifetime experience, and of what can be learnt from the intelligent adult man and woman on the autism spectrum,...

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Awareness of autism in adulthood

Traolach S. Brugha.

in The Psychiatry of Adult Autism and Asperger Syndrome

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 8166 words.

In its milder forms, autism is widespread, but often not considered as an explanation for odd, egocentric, rigid, and/or potentially socially problematic behaviour. The reader is encouraged...

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The biological basis of adjustment disorders

Anne Doherty.

in Adjustment Disorders

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 4542 words.

The biological basis of adjustment disorders examines the evidence for the biological factors associated with this common diagnosis. Although adjustment disorder is usually characterized as...

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