Peer Support in Medicine

A Quick Guide

Editors: Avery, Jonathan D. (Ed.)

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  • Discusses the evidence base and clinical implications for a peer support model of care
  • Designed to be accessible for medical professionals across specialties
  • Written by experts in the field
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The book serves as a guide for all clinicians seeking to improve healthcare outcomes by implementing peer support in the treatment and management of medical and mental health conditions.  The book begins with a chapter that describes the importance of peers and how peers are increasingly being utilized to improve medical outcomes.  Each chapter opens with an introductory section, include tables and figures, and ends with a summary section for quick reference.  Written by experts in the field, this resource covers the clinical implications for peer support in substance misuse, chronic medical conditions, in special populations, and mental illness generally.  Each chapter is designed specifically to be accessible for a broad clinical audience of experts and non-experts across medical specialties.

 Peer Support in Medicine is an excellent resource for all clinicians seeking to improve healthcare outcomes using the gains made by the peer support model, including psychiatrists, psychologists, healthcare researchers, and medical students across specialties, nurses, social workers, and all others.

About the authors

Jonathan D. Avery
Director of Addition Psychiatry
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY


Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $59.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-58660-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $79.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-58659-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Peer Support in Medicine
Book Subtitle
A Quick Guide
Editors
  • Jonathan D. Avery
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-58660-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-58660-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-58659-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 184
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 2 illustrations in colour
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