The book serves as a guide for all clinicians seeking to improve healthcare outcomes by implementing peer support in the treatment and management of medical and mental health conditions. The book begins with a chapter that describes the importance of peers and how peers are increasingly being utilized to improve medical outcomes. Each chapter opens with an introductory section, include tables and figures, and ends with a summary section for quick reference. Written by experts in the field, this resource covers the clinical implications for peer support in substance misuse, chronic medical conditions, in special populations, and mental illness generally. Each chapter is designed specifically to be accessible for a broad clinical audience of experts and non-experts across medical specialties.
Peer Support in Medicine is an excellent resource for all clinicians seeking to improve healthcare outcomes using the gains made by the peer support model, including psychiatrists, psychologists, healthcare researchers, and medical students across specialties, nurses, social workers, and all others.
2. Peer Support for Substance Use Disorders
3. Peer Support for Mental Illness
4. Peer Support for Chronic Medical Conditions
5. Peer Support for Bereavement
6. Peer Support for Adolescents
7. Peer Support for Elderly
8. Peer Support for Families
9. Peer Support for the Medical Community
Jonathan D. Avery Director of Addition Psychiatry Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Weill Cornell Medical College New York, NY
Dimensioni: 203 x 127 mm Ø 267 gr
Illustration Notes:1 Illustrations, black and white
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