Working with Dual Diagnosis: A Psychosocial Perspective

This book is divided into two. Part one provides a historical and political context. Part two is practice based. While conceptualising dual diagnosis within a social paradigm, part one is still highly relevant to mental health nursing. It explores a number of models and, in particular, presents social and biomedical models with fairness and depth, examining their limits and applicability, and also revealing some potentially weak assumptions on which they are based

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