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Attitudes of Staff and Patients to Psychiatric Admission Wards: By A Consultant Psychiatrist

  • A Consultant Psychiatrist
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The past 20 years have seen a movement of psychiatric care away from large, isolated institutions and into community orientated services. This change has been facilitated by modern therapeutics; and also by new attitudes to care and rehabilitation of patients, which to operate optimally require contributions to case management by members of a multidisciplinary team.

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  • A Consultant Psychiatrist
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