Danger to self : on the front line with an ER psychiatrist /

The psychiatric emergency room, a fast-paced combat zone with pressure to match, thrusts its medical providers into the outland of human experience where they must respond rapidly and decisively in spite of uncertainty and, very often, danger. In this lively first-person narrative, Paul R. Linde tak...

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Author / Creator:Linde, Paul R.
Imprint:Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, ©2010.
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Subject:Psychiatric emergencies -- Popular works.
Mental Disorders -- Personal Narratives -- therapy.
Mentally Ill Persons -- Personal Narratives -- psychology.
Mental Disorders -- Personal Narratives -- diagnosis.
Medicine.
Mental Disorders -- therapy.
Mentally Ill Persons.
Mental Disorders -- diagnosis.
Mental Disorders -- therapy -- Personal Narratives.
Crisis Intervention -- Personal Narratives.
Emergency Services, Psychiatric -- Personal Narratives.
Physician's Role -- Personal Narratives.
Mentally Ill Persons -- psychology.
Mental Disorders -- diagnosis -- Personal Narratives.
Emergency Services, Psychiatric.
Crisis Intervention.
Physician's Role.
Mentally Ill Persons -- psychology -- Personal Narratives.
Mental Disorders.
Emergency Services, Psychiatric -- Personal Narratives.
Crisis Intervention -- Personal Narratives.
Physician's Role -- Personal Narratives.
MEDICAL -- Mental Health.
MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Clinical Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Illness.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- General.
MEDICAL -- Health Care Delivery.
Psychiatric emergencies.
Personal narratives.
Electronic books.
Personal Narrative.
Electronic books.
Popular works.
Personal narratives.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11123403
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ISBN:9780520944558
0520944550
128235986X
9781282359864
9780520249844
0520249844
9786612359866
6612359862
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
English.
Print version record.
Summary:The psychiatric emergency room, a fast-paced combat zone with pressure to match, thrusts its medical providers into the outland of human experience where they must respond rapidly and decisively in spite of uncertainty and, very often, danger. In this lively first-person narrative, Paul R. Linde takes readers behind the scenes at an urban psychiatric emergency room, with all its chaos and pathos, where we witness mental health professionals doing their best to alleviate suffering and repair shattered lives.
Other form:Print version: Linde, Paul. Danger to Self : On the Front Line with an ER Psychiatrist. CA : University of California Press, ©2009 9780520249844
Standard no.:10.1525/9780520944558