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Fallout from the biological model: Implications for psychiatric mental health nurses.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Mona M. Shattell, Associate Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: In the biological, disease-oriented model of psychiatric illness, psychotropic medications are the frontline treatment. These medications have enabled many consumers of psychiatric mental health care to obtain relief from severe and disabling symptoms. Allegiance to the model continues as both consumers and psychiatric mental health professionals anxiously await approval of newer medications promising even greater benefits.

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Publication
Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 28(4), 435-436
Language: English
Date: 2007
Keywords
Psychiatric illness, Psychotropic medications