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Published: 16 July 2019

408 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198807254

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The Medical Model in Mental Health

An Explanation and Evaluation

Ahmed Samei Huda

  • The book explains the medical model and how it applies in mental health, assuming little knowledge or experience of medicine, and defends psychiatry as a medical practice.
  • Explores the overlap between the usefulness of diagnostic constructs (which enable prognosis and treatment decisions) and the therapeutic effectiveness of psychiatry compared with general medicine.

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