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❮Read❯ ➱ The Locked Ward ➵ Author Dennis O'Donnell – Bunatime.co In 2000 Dennis O'Donnell was approached to work as an orderly in the Intensive Psychiatric Care Unit of a large hospital in central Scotland I don't know if I'm the man you want he told the charge nurIn 2000 Dennis O'Donnell was approached to work as an orderly in the Intensive Psychiatric Care Unit of a large hospital in central Scotland I don't know if I'm the man you want he told the charge nurse I'm not a fighter I don't need fighters the nurse replied I need people who can listen The Locked Ward is an extraordinary memoir that sets out to reveal the true story of life in a psychiatric ward—the fear the violence and despair and also the care and.

The compassion Recounting the stories of the patients he worked with and those of the friends he made on the ward O'Donnell provides a detailed account of day to day life behind the doors of the most feared and stigmatized environment in healthcare In doing so he examines the major mental disorders their symptoms and manifestations and how certain triggers such as religion sex wealth health and drugs bear influence; the methods of treatment by medicatio.

locked epub ward kindle The Locked mobile The Locked Ward KindleThe compassion Recounting the stories of the patients he worked with and those of the friends he made on the ward O'Donnell provides a detailed account of day to day life behind the doors of the most feared and stigmatized environment in healthcare In doing so he examines the major mental disorders their symptoms and manifestations and how certain triggers such as religion sex wealth health and drugs bear influence; the methods of treatment by medicatio.

10 thoughts on “The Locked Ward

  1. Petra-X Petra-X says:

    PDF bunatime.co Å The Locked Ward PDF/EPUB ¸ The Locked eBook À locked epub, ward kindle, The Locked mobile, The Locked Ward KindleRant about losing books reviews and the culpability of Librarians At least in my eyes I read this book rated it a 3 and reviewed it It's an ok book but you could see why the author was an orderly rather than a psychiatrist Now the book is gone from my shelves No point in asking about this in Feedback as the mods always pretend that it's just the first time they've heard of such a thing and to send all info to Support Who mostly don't reply But on the odd occasion they do they also pretend that this is a one off and send them all info whereupon they can't do anything if they even bother to replyI've always wondered how books disappear I've had uite a few go Sometimes I can prove it as I had exported the shelves I am assured by mods that it can't possibly be librarians com


  2. Paul Bryant Paul Bryant says:

    PDF bunatime.co Å The Locked Ward PDF/EPUB ¸ The Locked eBook À locked epub, ward kindle, The Locked mobile, The Locked Ward KindleI got this because I thought it would be the British euivalent of Behind the Gates of Gomorrah A Year with the Criminally Insane by Stephen Seager which is a Good Read But it wasn’t because Stephen Seager can write plain English and Dennis O’Donnell can’t If he's not doing his infodumps Dennis thinks he has to be perf


  3. ~Bookishly Numb~ ~Bookishly Numb~ says:

    PDF bunatime.co Å The Locked Ward PDF/EPUB ¸ The Locked eBook À locked epub, ward kindle, The Locked mobile, The Locked Ward KindleMental health fascinates me and despite not being a stranger to mental health issues myself I'm always on the hunt for new reading material This particular book had been on my list for a good while and I admit I couldn't wait to jump right into thisFor the most part this book was a decent insight into mental illness which is written by Dennis O' Donnell who was a nurse on ward 25 the locked ward for 75 years I have worked with individuals suffering with mental illness and I know from experience that it is an extremely challenging profession no day is ever the same but one must remember that there are in fact many rewarding aspects of the job tooThe people mentioned in this are pat


  4. Patrick B Patrick B says:

    PDF bunatime.co Å The Locked Ward PDF/EPUB ¸ The Locked eBook À locked epub, ward kindle, The Locked mobile, The Locked Ward KindleAbsolutely awful Pompous git with awfully written dialogue almost had me in a locked ward


  5. Darren Graham Darren Graham says:

    PDF bunatime.co Å The Locked Ward PDF/EPUB ¸ The Locked eBook À locked epub, ward kindle, The Locked mobile, The Locked Ward KindleA friend recommended this book to me I was sceptical at first as I previously had no particular awareness or interest in psychiatric care or mental health issues and thought that it would be a book for those in the professionI uickly found that inside knowledge was not necessary and that it was actually a compassionate but very humorous read about folk; those who care and those who are cared for some who are mad and some less so The author provides insightful accounts of patients and their treatments as well as detailing some of their relationships with the nursing staff making you realise that the kind of care that the author and his colleagues provide is very specia


  6. Thomas Edmund Thomas Edmund says:

    PDF bunatime.co Å The Locked Ward PDF/EPUB ¸ The Locked eBook À locked epub, ward kindle, The Locked mobile, The Locked Ward KindleThis book had a lot of potential A novel devoted to humanizing psychiatric patients and humor What could go wrong?Firstly the Scottish brogue its especially jarring that O'Donnell writes in plain English but opts to have his dialogue in the dialect the old literary no noSecondly the humor isn't always what was promised Many of the jokes are actually Dadish punchlines unrelated to the Ward or its patientsconsumersPEOPLEFinally the narrative doesn't lend itself to page turning or enjoyment the 30 chapters are essentially short stories devoted to the people O'Donnell worked with sometimes a fellow staff member or a brief segue into a relat


  7. Stephen McNulty Stephen McNulty says:

    PDF bunatime.co Å The Locked Ward PDF/EPUB ¸ The Locked eBook À locked epub, ward kindle, The Locked mobile, The Locked Ward KindleDNF And a painful oneAhhhhhh I am so disappointed I decided to pause maybe permanently stop reading this book at 55% after uite a lot of perseverance on my partI am fascinated by mental health and especially the history of its treatment in the UK from the asylum system to today This book presented itself as a sombre and thoughtful exploration into the topic by someone with first hand experience working in the intensive psychiatric care unit of one hospital The author made a point on several occasions to “ground” the reader and encourage them not to be blinded by ill informed traditional stereotypes of psychiatric patients He reminds us to his credit that psychiatric illnesses and those who suffer from them are not a laughing matter and should be treated with respect and compassionbefore presenting them in


  8. Yun Kei Yun Kei says:

    PDF bunatime.co Å The Locked Ward PDF/EPUB ¸ The Locked eBook À locked epub, ward kindle, The Locked mobile, The Locked Ward KindleThe Locked Ward details the experience of a psychiatric helper working in a psychiatric hospital Dennis O’Donnell describes his heartfelt experience with day to day details upon his daily goings He writes upon the fear violence but also care and compassion which occur in psychiatric hospitals At the same time O’Donnell educates the reader about mental disorders symptoms treatment and care of these patients An educational book but also one filled with compassionate stories of patients O’Donnell has encountered The stories within this book are written in order to educate readers about what really happens within a mental hospital and to rid the stereotypes upon it I would recommend this book to anyone Stories from movies and TV shows portray psychiatric hospitals as those filled with violence and evil However O’Donnell’s real experience and stories shed light


  9. Helen Helen says:

    PDF bunatime.co Å The Locked Ward PDF/EPUB ¸ The Locked eBook À locked epub, ward kindle, The Locked mobile, The Locked Ward KindleReally well written memoir recounting the experiences of a mental health nurse As you'd expect there's sadness tragedy and fear but this is a book suffused with such wonderful wit and humour one gets the feeling this is one of the most honest reflections you could get of working in this professi


  10. Angela Stockton Angela Stockton says:

    PDF bunatime.co Å The Locked Ward PDF/EPUB ¸ The Locked eBook À locked epub, ward kindle, The Locked mobile, The Locked Ward KindleA decent memoir sad in parts funny in parts It is a bit elementary in its discussion regarding mental illness but it is a good informative book for t


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