Handbook of Community Psychiatry

Hunter L. McQuistion, Wesley E. Sowers, Jules M. Ranz, Jacqueline Maus Feldman

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During the past decade or more, there has been a rapid evolution of mental health services and treatment technologies, shifting psychiatric epidemiology, changes in public behavioral health policy and increased understanding in medicine regarding approaches to clinical work that focus on patient-centeredness. These contemporary issues need to be articulated in a comprehensive format. The American Association of Community Psychiatrists (AACP), a professional organization internationally recognized as holding the greatest concentration of expertise in the field, has launched a methodical process to create a competency certification in community psychiatry. As a reference for a certification examination, that effort will benefit enormously from a comprehensive handbook on the subject.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages632
ISBN (Electronic)9781461431497
ISBN (Print)9781461431480
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2012
Externally publishedYes


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