Shrink Rap: Three Psychiatrists Explain Their Work MOBI

Shrink Rap: Three Psychiatrists Explain Their Work MOBI 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 What is psychotherapy, how does it work, and why don t all psychiatrists do it When are medications helpful What happens on a psychiatric unit Can Prozac make people suicidal Why do many doctors not like Xanax Why do we have an insanity defense Why do people confess to crimes they didn t commit 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 psychiatryCandid and humorous, Shrink Rap gives a closeup 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


10 thoughts on “Shrink Rap: Three Psychiatrists Explain Their Work

  1. Kurt Kurt says:

    I selected this book from theVine program because I thought I knew a lot about psychiatry I am a public defender who has successfully employed an insanity defense at a probation violation hearing, I work with forensic psychologists on a regular basis, and my brother is a psychiatrist himself I was p


  2. Gabrielle Gabrielle says:

    I liked the beginning part and the middle and end just got boring also they mentioned every mental disorder under the sun except for OCD that annoyed me but overall this book taught me a lot


  3. Lani Lani says:

    I m not sure I m the intended audience for this book, but I did get through it quickly and without complaint I see it as a good discussion of psychiatry in various forms and in mostly laymans terms Much of the information was stuff I know from psych classes, and from personal experience with the mental health s


  4. Kazen Kazen says:

    As a medical interpreter I relay what was said in one language in another, so technically I only have to grok the words However it helps if I know what the speakers are thinking and why they say the things they do In many cases the patient s thoughts are simple OW Ow ow ow ow ow a little help here In acute cases the


  5. T.L. Cooper T.L. Cooper says:

    Shrink Rap Three Psychiatrists Explain Their Work by Dinah Miller, M.D., Annette Hanson, M D., and Steven Roy Daviss, M D explain the way psychiatrists perform their jobs They give detailed explanations of the process and example of possible scenarios to illustrate the various aspects of psychiatry Written for the layman t


  6. A. S. A. S. says:

    In Shrink Rap, three MD s involved in the psychology industry Dinah Miller, Annette Hanson, and Steven Roy Daviss explore the modern landscape of diagnostic criteria, treatment, the path to recovery, and muchthrough this guide to the industry The book alternates between stories of different patients, intended to portray differen


  7. Steve Daviss Steve Daviss says:

    I won t rate it since I m a co author on the book, but I do appreciate the comments on GoodReads about Shrink Rap Readers would know this, but we do have a blog called Shrink Rap where you can continue the conversation on many of these topics many of our posts have dozens of comments In addition, if you prefer audio, we have sixty som


  8. Lynn Lynn says:

    Shrink Rap Three Psychiatrists Explain Their Work is a guide book to modern psychiatry With the help of fictions patients, the three authors paint a portrait of psychiatric work in many situations Beginning with what to expect when getting help, the authors cover thepersonal situations of help What an evaluation encompasses, what the psychi


  9. Monika Monika says:

    I thought this would be ain depth exploration of psychiatrists and how they approach certain problems Instead, it reads like a high school level class on what psychiatry actually is There was nothing insightful in the book The only people I can imagine getting use out of this book would be those who think they might want to see a psychiatrist but


  10. Marcela Marcela says:

    A little bit sluggish to get through from start to finish so skipped around a bit Some parts were off for example the explanations about commitment are something that can vary greatly depending on state but overall ok introduction to different sorts of patients and how psychiatrists work in different situations.


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