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Author Caplan, Ruth B.

Title Helping the helpers not to harm : iatrogenic damage and community mental health / Ruth B. Caplan, Gerald Caplan
Published New York : Brunner-Routledge, ©2001
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 243 pages)
Contents An overview of some causative factors -- Some typical features of iatrogenically damaging behavior -- Professionals' stereotypes, premature closure, and a preplanned outcome -- Adoption, secrecy and the hidden agenda -- A loss of professional objectivity -- Kafka's world -- The difficulties of preventing iatrogenic damage -- Some suggested solutions -- Adapting techniques of mental health consultation to influence unwelcoming agencies -- Involvement of judges -- Our response to some critics -- Helping the victims of iatrogenic damage
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-236)
Notes Print version record
Subject Iatrogenic Disease.
Community Mental Health Services.
Ethics, Medical.
Forensic Psychiatry.
Medical Errors -- adverse effects.
Social Work, Psychiatric.
Community mental health services.
Iatrogenic diseases.
Psychiatric errors.
Form Electronic book
Author Caplan, Gerald.
ISBN 1134944861