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The Locked Ward free pdf Dennis O'Donnell started work as an orderly in the Intensive Psychiatric Care Unit of a large hospital in Scotland in 2000. In his daily life he encountered fear, violence and despair but also a considerable amount of care and compassion. Recounting the stories of the patients he worked with, and those of his colleagues on the ward, he examines: the different major mental disorders - their symptoms and manifestations- the various methods of treatment - medication, therapy and conversation- how religion, sex, wealth, health and drugs can bear influence on mental health- and the prevailing attitudes to psychiatric illness - the authorities, the professionals

About Dennis O'Donnell

Dennis O'Donnell was born in Scotland and attended Edinburgh University where he read English. He was an English teacher for many years before leaving to become a psychiatric orderly. He now lives in West Lothian.

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Author : Dennis O'Donnell
Publisher : Vintage
Data Published : 03 January 2013
ISBN : 0099554356
EAN : 9780099554356
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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