Medicine And Books

Working with Schizophrenia

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.6998.204 (Published 15 July 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:204
  1. David Kingdon

    Gwen Howe Jessica Kingsley, pounds sterling9.95, pp 208, ISBN 1 85302 242 X

    Those who speak from personal experience are the best teachers of what it is like to have schizophrenia or to care for someone with it. But though their accounts can be harrowing, and damning of the way service professionals respond—whether nurse or social worker, general practitioner or psychiatrist—they can also be hopeful and uplifting, enabling others with, or caring for those with, schizophrenia to learn new ways of coping and making sense of their perplexing and often frightening world.

    In Working with Schizophrenia Howe provides a varied selection of the first …

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