Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry for Clinical Administrators

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Psychology Press, 1986 - Medical - 390 pages
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This practical volume has been written to provide the insights and tools you need to organize and administer psychiatric emergency services. The vital areas of managing psychiatric emergency services are explored, including recordkeeping, budgeting, and protocols. This expertly-edited and clearly written book will be an invaluable resource for mental health professionals and students from all fields--psychiatry, psychology, nursing, and social work--who are involved in the delivery of emergency psychiatric services.
 

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Contents

EMERGENCY PSYCHIATRY
3
Definitions and Conceptual Framework
9
Figure 21 Illnesses Presenting with Depression
16
Profile of Psychiatric Emergency Patients
25
Personnel The Psychiatric Emergency
37
Staff Attitudes Toward Psychiatric Emergencies
49
Architectural Model Considerations in Planning
55
Figure 61 Functional Design Mock Up for Emergency
57
The Structure of One Emergency Psychiatry
159
Psychiatric Emergency Services A Case Study
169
Protocols Algorithms and Procedures
185
Figure 161 Primary Algorithm for Psychiatric
186
Figure 1612 Four Point Restraints
201
Emergency Psychiatric Records
217
Standards for Emergency Psychiatry
237
Liaison with the Courts and Corrections
261

Fiscal Planning in Developing Psychiatric
63
Figure 74 Budget for Crisis ServicesIncome
71
Legal Issues in Emergency Psychiatry
75
Training and Research in Emergency Psychiatry
87
Psychiatric Emergencies in the Emergency
107
Figure 101 Example of Charting Problems Goals
117
Emergency Psychiatric Services for Medical
123
The Community Mental Health Centers
133
Mobile Response for Psychiatric Emergencies
277
Interinstitutional Collaboration for Psychiatric
291
A Statewide Collaboration for Psychiatric
303
Disaster Preparedness From an Emergency
313
Annotated Bibliography of Emergency
327
Index
381
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