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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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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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Bipolar affective disorder

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. 5367 words.

This chapter deals with the other major psychotic illness, bipolar affective disorder. Bipolar disorder poses a difficult question for outreach workers, as patients are often well recovered...

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Caring communities and caring societies

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. 2935 words.

Starting from the population perspective, this chapter builds on what we have learnt at the individual level. It reflects on epidemiological information and its implications for society...

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Choices in life, and the awareness, knowledge, and skills to support them

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. 2510 words.

This concluding chapter reflects on professional training and its importance for the adult psychiatrist. It also makes the point that this is a process that should continue in the future,...

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Community Paediatrics

Edited by Srinivas Gada.

September 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Community Medical Services; Patient Education and Information; Neurology; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Clinical Genetics. 688 pages.

Containing detailed summaries on a comprehensive range of clinical scenarios and conditions, and organised according to the different sub-specialities of community paediatrics, this...

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Comorbidity assessment

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. 5233 words.

This final chapter in Part II captures the distinctions between autism and other mental disorders (and intellectual disability). Issues and challenges in comorbidity assessment are...

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Compulsion and freedom

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. 6085 words.

Outreach is particularly needed for patients with limited insight into their need for treatment. This chapter examines the concept of insight and the practices used to support it and to...

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