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by Dr Christian
Hosker and Dr Wendy
Neil, with Dr John
Published: May 2019
Mental health problems are commonly
experienced by people nearing the end of their life due to the
psychological reaction to the situation, the direct biological
effects of their illness and the effects of their treatment.
It is important that clinicians appreciate these
interrelationships and understand the opportunities for their
In this module we will focus on psychopharmacology in
end-of life care, covering:
The prevalence and aetiology of mental health problems at the
end of life and their physical, psychological and social management
are discussed in the module on Psychiatric aspects of end-of-life care.
aspects of end-of-life care by Dr Christian Hosker and Dr
Wendy Neil, with Dr John Mitchell
Bereavement by Dr Colin Murray Parkes
Advance decisions in psychiatry: England and Wales by Dr Lisa
Williams and Dr John Rigby
Or why not try another Quickbite module?:
ideas: a lost concept? by Dr Millia Begum and Dr Peter
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