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Schizophrenia: Talking to the Relatives

Synopsis
A middle-aged couple become worried about their son, who is later diagnosed as schizophrenic. The tape demonstrates techniques designed to ease communication between parents, psychiatrist and a psychiatric social worker. The first part of the tape shows how to give information about schizophrenia at the time of diagnosis. Part 2 shows the social worker dealing with problems which arise later in the illness.
Series
Developing Skills in Helping Relationships, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 35 min.
Year of production
1986
Availability
Sale; 2004 sale: £50.00 (+VAT inc. p&p)
Uses
Social workers, trainee psychiatrists.
Subjects
Psychiatry
Keywords
medical diagnosis; psychiatric interviewing; schizophrenia; social work; Medical sciences

Credits

Director
David P Goldberg; Graeme McGrath
Producer
Terry O’Dowd
Cast
David P Goldberg 
Graeme McGrath 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£58.75
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
35 minutes
Year
2014

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£58.75
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
35 minutes
Year
2014

Distributor

Name

University of Manchester, School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences

Contact
Nick Jordan (Producer)
Email
nick.jordan@manchester.ac.uk
Web
http://www.people.man.ac.uk/~mdphwnj/videos.htm External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0)161 276 6682
Fax
+44 (0)161 273 2135
Address
Nick Jordan, Video Producer
Mental Health and Neurodegeneration Research Group
Research School of Community Based Medicine
University of Manchester
Manchester
M23 9LT

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