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Leadership in Psychiatry

  • ID: 2616858
  • Book
  • October 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 284 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Are leaders born or made? This book aims to show that the answer is somewhere
in the middle: certain leadership skills are innate whereas others can be learned.
Multiple skills and factors make a successful clinical leader who is capable of doing
the best for their patients and of making the most of the available resources.

The psychiatric profession must ensure that its next generation of leaders has the
appropriate skills mix and is fully aware of both theoretical and practical aspects
of leadership. The future will bring new challenges for clinicians and clinical
leaders, including the impact of globalization and urbanization, new technologies,
health becoming a commodity and competing demands for shrinking resources.
Developing leadership skills and leaders is critical in order to optimise the use of
resources, their application, service planning and delivery of services which the
patients and their families will use.

This is the first book on leadership (rather than management skills) in the medical
profession to focus specifically on psychiatry and mental health care. Contributions
from international experts with clinical and non–clinical backgrounds pull together
the theories and practical skills required to be a successful leader. The aim is to
guide mental health professionals in general and psychiatrists in particular on how
to gain the relevant skills and on how to utilise these skills and training to take on
leadership roles in clinical and organisational settings.

The book covers the role of the leader and the skills required for leadership,
including chapters on communication, decision–making, team development,
mentoring, gender issues in leadership, burnout and more. A section on assessment
tools and learning material is also included.

Edited by acknowledged leaders in psychiatry who are the current and future
Presidents of the World Psychiatric Association, this book is essential reading for
all those who aspire to lead in psychiatry

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List of Contributors viii

Preface xi

Part A The Role of the Leader

1 What is Leadership? 3
Dinesh Bhugra, Susham Gupta and Pedro Ruiz

2 What Makes a Leader? Skills and Competencies 13
Juan J. L´opez–Ibor, Blanca Reneses and Mar´ýa In´es L´opez–Ibor

3 Medical Professionalism, Leadership and Professional Judgement 34
Dinesh Bhugra, Alex Till, Nicholas Deakin and Pedro Ruiz

4 Leadership Theories and Approaches 49
John P. Baker

5 Clinical Leadership 63
Ahmed Okasha

6 Leadership and Clinician Engagement in Service Development 74
Hugo de Waal

Part B Skills Required for Leadership

7 Communication 89
Levent K¨uey

8 Leadership and Decision–Making 99
Dinesh Bhugra, Alex Till and Pedro Ruiz

9 Team–Building in Psychiatry 107
Wolfgang Gaebel, Andreas Kuchenbecker, Noemi Wulff and J¨urgen Zielasek

10 Coaching and Mentoring 126
Rebecca Viney and Denise Harris

11 Leadership and Factions 137
Zo¨e K. Reed

12 Leadership Outside the Clinical Team 147
Juan J. L´opez–Ibor, Mar´ýa In´es L´opez–Ibor and Blanca Reneses

13 Leadership in Academic Psychiatry 163
Dilip V. Jeste and Maja Gawronska

14 Taking People With You 179
David M. Ndetei and Patrick Gatonga

15 Leaders and Managers: A Case Study in Organizational Transformation the Sheppard Pratt Experience, 1990 2011 189
Robert Roca and Steven S. Sharfstein

16 Burnout and Disillusionment 199
Wulf R¨ossler

17 Gender Issues Related to Medical Leadership with Particular Reference to Psychiatry 206
Marianne Kastrup and Klement Dymi

18 Leadership for Good versus Good Leadership in Mental Health 217
Sidney H. Weissman and Kenneth G. Busch

19 Acquiring Leadership Skills: Description of an International Programme for Early Career Psychiatrists 226
Norman Sartorius

20 Leadership, Ethics and Managing Diversity 233
Julio Torales, Hugo Rodriguez and Dinesh Bhugra

Part C Learning Materials

21 Assessment Tools 241
Cindy L. Ehresman

22 Learning Materials 253
John P. Baker

23 Conclusions 260
Dinesh Bhugra, Susham Gupta and Pedro Ruiz

Index 263

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Dinesh Bhugra
Pedro Ruiz
Susham Gupta
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