The Mosaic of Contemporary Psychiatry in Perspective

The Mosaic of Contemporary Psychiatry in Perspective

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Psychiatry has undergone a dynamic evolution in the last 40 years, an evolution to which Dr. Louis West made many contributions. Psychiatry today and Dr. West's career are intertwined in a mosaic of interaction. It is therefore fitting that this compilation of essays in honor of Dr. West is entitled The Mosaic of Contemporary Psychiatry: Current Perspectives. The papers collectively form a snapshot of the field of psychiatry today. Each chapter offers a historical perspective of the topic discussed, followed by a description of modern day issues and a look at the future of psychiatry. This book will enhance the knowledge and technical skills of psychiatrists as well as other clinicians in the mental health care field.Radelet ML, Vandiver M. Capital Punishment in America: An Annotated Bibliography. New York: Garland; 1988. Fox JA, Radelet ML. Persistent flaws in econometric studies of the deterrent effect of the death penalty. ... Death and Discrimination: Racial Disparities in Capital Sentencing. ... How to argue about the death penalty. ... Feinberg J. Doing and Deserving: Essays in the Theory of Responsibility.

Title:The Mosaic of Contemporary Psychiatry in Perspective
Author:Anthony Kales, Chester M. Pierce, Milton Greenblatt
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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