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Advances in Mental Health Research


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The Advances in Mental Health series draws together research, theory and practice from within the field of Mental Health, enhancing our understanding of key challenges and facilitate ongoing academic debate.

Please send inquiries or proposals for this series to one of the following:

AnnaMary Goodall: [email protected]– Editor, UK, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East

Elsbeth Wright: [email protected] – Editor, North & South America

Vilija Stephens: [email protected] – Editor, Australia & New Zealand

Katie Peace: [email protected] – Publisher, Asia

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Challenging Psychiatry’s Reliance on the Disease Model A New Take on Diagnosis, Pathology and Disablement

Challenging Psychiatry’s Reliance on the Disease Model: A New Take on Diagnosis, Pathology and Disablement

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Digby Tantam
August 16, 2024

This volume critiques and challenges the use and promotion of the disease model in psychiatry, arguing that its misconceived approach prevents the preferred disablement model from becoming the default method to understand mental health conditions, including schizophrenia.  Featuring first-hand ...

Depth Psychology, Cult Survivors, and the Role of the Daimon Oppression, Agency, and Authenticity

Depth Psychology, Cult Survivors, and the Role of the Daimon: Oppression, Agency, and Authenticity

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Linda R. Quennec
June 10, 2024

This book explores the possibilities that exist for navigating out of and away from multiple levels of oppression through memoir-based research. It considers how those raised in oppressive, high-demand communities, colloquially referred to as “cults,” can emancipate themselves from controls and ...

On the Dark Side of Chronic Depression Psychoanalytic, Social-cultural and Research Approaches

On the Dark Side of Chronic Depression: Psychoanalytic, Social-cultural and Research Approaches

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Gilles Ambresin, Tamara Fischmann, Mark Solms
May 27, 2024

This book brings together cutting-edge expertise from psychoanalysis, psychiatry, neuroscience and social science to shed light on the dark side of chronic depression. Considering different forms of depression on a continuum, the book develops new diagnostical considerations on depression. It ...

The Challenges of Integrating Religion and Spirituality into Psychotherapy Integrity, Competence, and Cultural Pluralism in Clinical Practice

The Challenges of Integrating Religion and Spirituality into Psychotherapy: Integrity, Competence, and Cultural Pluralism in Clinical Practice

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Francis A. Martin
April 23, 2024

This book examines personal and professional understandings of religion in psychotherapy and advocates for integrity, competency, and cultural pluralism in clinical practice. A major feature of this book is that it confirms the massive proliferation of religion-oriented approaches to ...

In-patient Mental Health Care from the Asylum System to the Present Day A Lived Experience of Policy and Practice

In-patient Mental Health Care from the Asylum System to the Present Day: A Lived Experience of Policy and Practice

1st Edition

By Andrew Colley
February 27, 2024

With a focus on the progression and dismantlement of the Asylum system, this book examines key issues around the policy and practice of in-patient mental health provision in the UK, making comparisons with similar services in other parts of the world. Part narrative history and critical analysis, ...

Body Image in Eating Disorders Clinical Diagnosis and Integrative Approach to Psychological Treatment

Body Image in Eating Disorders: Clinical Diagnosis and Integrative Approach to Psychological Treatment

1st Edition

By Bernadetta Izydorczyk
September 25, 2023

Body Image in Eating Disorders explores issues relating to the prevention, clinical diagnosis, and psychological treatment of distortions of body image in eating disorders. It presents a multifactorial model of indicators for diagnosis and treatment, considering psychological, sociocultural, and ...

Neurolinguistic Programming in Clinical Settings Theory and evidence- based practice

Neurolinguistic Programming in Clinical Settings: Theory and evidence- based practice

1st Edition

Edited By Lisa de Rijk, Richard Gray, Frank Bourke
September 25, 2023

Neurolinguistic Programming in Clinical Settings provides a theoretical framework for the clinical applications of Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) protocols in mental health. It offers evidence-based models for a range of conditions; including PTSD, anxiety and depression, grief, phobias, and ...

Film/Video-Based Therapy and Trauma Research and Practice

Film/Video-Based Therapy and Trauma: Research and Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Joshua L. Cohen
December 30, 2022

This book uses film/video-based therapy to help build resilience in facing personal, communal, national, and global trauma triggers. Offering a rich and diverse range of perspectives on trauma, this volume advocates positive social change using therapeutic techniques in filmmaking as well as film/...

A Study into Infant Mental Health Drawing together Perspectives of International Research, Theory, and Practical Intervention

A Study into Infant Mental Health: Drawing together Perspectives of International Research, Theory, and Practical Intervention

1st Edition

By Hazel G. Whitters
December 28, 2022

This book is a study of infant mental health which blends knowledge and understanding from three perspectives: international research, theory, and intervention. The volume increases awareness of the significance of infant mental health, adding to the growing body of literature on influences upon ...

Mental Wellbeing and Psychology The Role of Art and History in Self Discovery and Creation

Mental Wellbeing and Psychology: The Role of Art and History in Self Discovery and Creation

1st Edition

Edited By Sue Barker
January 14, 2020

This book aims to unpack not only the philosophical and psychological need to understand ourselves but also how, through an exploration of historical archives and artistic creativity, we can build self-identify and self-esteem to improve a sense of wellbeing for ourselves and those for whom we care...

Schizotypy New dimensions

Schizotypy: New dimensions

1st Edition

Edited By Oliver Mason, Gordon Claridge
December 21, 2017

For several decades there has been an increasing move towards viewing the psychotic illnesses from a dimensional perspective, seeing them as continuous with healthy functioning. The idea, concentrating mostly on schizophrenia, has generated considerable theoretical debate as well as empirical ...

The Prevention of Suicide in Prison Cognitive behavioural approaches

The Prevention of Suicide in Prison: Cognitive behavioural approaches

1st Edition

Edited By Daniel Pratt
December 21, 2017

Suicide is considered to be the leading cause of preventable death in prisons. While there is increasingly expansive literature examining the various risk factors associated with a likelihood of eventual prison suicide, so far this has struggled to lead to successful prevention programmes. An ...

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