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Author Waddington, Keir, 1970- author

Title Reading psychiatric case notes : tertiary syphilis and Bethlehem Royal Hospital / Keir Waddington
Published London : SAGE Publications, 2015
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Summary This work focuses on how to analyse and read psychiatric case notes. It uses an historical example to explore wider issues of how to approach the data and narratives contained in case notes. The data source is the cases notes - including the admission questionnaire, clinical notes, petition, and death certificate - of Abraham Raphael, a married 55-year-old headmaster of a Jewish orphanage, admitted to Bethlem Royal Hospital in 1910
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on May 19, 2015)
Subject Psychiatric records.
Research -- Methodology.
Research -- Methodology -- Case studies.
Syphilis -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781473938090 (online resource)