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The Resource Sometimes amazing things happen : heartbreak and hope on the Bellevue Hospital psychiatric prison ward, Elizabeth Ford, MD

Sometimes amazing things happen : heartbreak and hope on the Bellevue Hospital psychiatric prison ward, Elizabeth Ford, MD

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Sometimes amazing things happen : heartbreak and hope on the Bellevue Hospital psychiatric prison ward
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Sometimes amazing things happen
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heartbreak and hope on the Bellevue Hospital psychiatric prison ward
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Elizabeth Ford, MD
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Heartbreak and hope on the Bellevue Hospital psychiatric prison ward
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eng
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Elizabeth Ford went through medical school unsure of where she belonged. It wasn{u2019}t until she did her psychiatry rotation that she found her calling{u2014}to care for one of the most vulnerable populations of mentally ill people, the inmates of New York City's jails, including Rikers Island, who are so sick that they are sent to the Bellevue Hospital Prison Ward for care. These men were broken, without resources or support, and very ill. They could be violent, unpredictable, but they could also be funny and tender and needy. Mostly, they were human and they awakened in Ford a boundless empathy. Her patients made her a great doctor and a better person. While Ford was a psychiatrist at Bellevue she became a wife and a mother. In her book she shares her struggles to balance her personal and professional lives, to care for her children and her patients, and to maintain the empathy that is essential to her practice{u2014}all in the face of a complex institution, an exhausting workload, and the deeply emotionally taxing nature of her work. Ford brings humor, grace, and humanity to the lives of the patients in her care and in beautifully rendered prose illuminates the inner workings (and failings) of our mental health and criminal justice systems
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autobiography
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NjBwBT
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non fiction
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Sometimes amazing things happen : heartbreak and hope on the Bellevue Hospital psychiatric prison ward, Elizabeth Ford, MD
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2476365
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multicolored
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rdacontent
Contents
The body bag -- Caught between the cracks -- Stars over Bellevue -- Never what you expect -- The tender and the troubled -- Mama grizzly -- Pushing the limit -- What doesn't break you -- The listening cure -- A mother's love -- Even the stars can fall -- When darkness comes -- Shelter the broken -- Unraveling -- Burnout strikes -- Out of the depths -- Death and birth -- Reunion -- Back to the fire -- Welcome back -- Under the surface -- Keeping secrets -- Compassion is a verb -- When the bridges close -- When the lights go out -- A light in the dark -- Grace will lead -- On the island -- Keeping promises -- Difficult goodbye -- Sometimes amazing things happen -- A story worth telling -- Higher power -- Ping-pong therapy -- A brighter day -- Beyond Bellevue
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9781942872306
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Sometimes amazing things happen : heartbreak and hope on the Bellevue Hospital psychiatric prison ward, Elizabeth Ford, MD
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2476365
Publication
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The body bag -- Caught between the cracks -- Stars over Bellevue -- Never what you expect -- The tender and the troubled -- Mama grizzly -- Pushing the limit -- What doesn't break you -- The listening cure -- A mother's love -- Even the stars can fall -- When darkness comes -- Shelter the broken -- Unraveling -- Burnout strikes -- Out of the depths -- Death and birth -- Reunion -- Back to the fire -- Welcome back -- Under the surface -- Keeping secrets -- Compassion is a verb -- When the bridges close -- When the lights go out -- A light in the dark -- Grace will lead -- On the island -- Keeping promises -- Difficult goodbye -- Sometimes amazing things happen -- A story worth telling -- Higher power -- Ping-pong therapy -- A brighter day -- Beyond Bellevue
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
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electronic
Isbn
9781942872306
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6e33d0bb-62c0-42ff-ad34-37ab9a617f4f
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unknown
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remote
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions

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