Finally, a book that explains everything you ever wanted to know about psychiatry!
In Shrink Rap, three psychiatrists from different specialties provide frank answers to questions such as:
Based on the authors' hugely popular blog and podcast series, this book is for patients and everyone else who is curious about how psychiatrists work. Using compelling patient vignettes, Shrink Rap explains how psychiatrists think about and address the problems they encounter, from the mundane (how much to charge) to the controversial (involuntary hospitalization). The authors face the field's shortcomings head-on, revealing what other doctors may not admit about practicing psychiatry.
Candid and humorous, Shrink Rap gives a close-up view of psychiatry, peering into technology, treatments, and the business of the field. If you've ever wondered how psychiatry really works, let the Shrink Rappers explain.
©2011 Dinah Miller, Annette Hanson, Steven Roy Daviss (P)2012 Redwood Audiobooks
"It's a fascinating peek into the minds of those who study minds." (Washington Post)
"While topics are addressed soundly for the professional reader, the authors' optimism and humor consistently shine through, creating an informative and entertaining resource for patients and families." (International Review of Psychiatry)
"This clear-headed presentation of psychiatric services and methods covers a lot of ground and achieves a conversational tone that's both educational and entertaining." (Baltimore Magazine)
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