Daily Archives: June 14, 2012

Chairing Managers Panels

The managers’ panel will appoint a Chair. The Chair will conduct the meeting with the support of the remaining two panel members.   The role of the Chair is a pivotal one in the conduct of the hearing and Members … Continue reading

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Personality Disorder 2

As the diagnostic taxonomies are diverse and without any consensus, it comes as no surprise that there is little agreement as to the cause of personality disorder, and the evidence base for such theorising is weak. Aetiological theories can be … Continue reading

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Personality Disorder

The evidence that effective treatment can be given to patients with personality disorders is limited and inconclusive (Dolan & Coid 1993). Partly due to this, nurses caring for personality disordered patients run the risk of adopting therapeutic nihilism, rejecting patients … Continue reading

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