1st Edition

Psychological Assessment And Treatment Of Persons With Severe Mental disorders

Edited By Jeffrey R. Bedell Copyright 1994
    239 Pages
    by Taylor & Francis

    First published in 1994. Until recently, patients with severe and long-lasting mental disorders were treated primarily through hospitalisation and psychotropic medication. However, now there is a concerted effort to integrate treatment approaches from behavioural and rehabilitation therapies and social skills training.; This book presents an integration of psychological treatment and assessment practices, authored by professionals with established expertise in their subject area. Topics of fundamentally important issues have been selected and divided into three sections: assessment and treatment planning; social and vocational skills development; and group and family therapy in rehabilitation. This volume can be used as a reference handbook, a guide to clinical practice, or a classroom text describing the basic psychological approaches that are effective with patients with severe mental disabilities.

    Part 1 Assessment and Treatment Planning; Chapter 1 Assessment and Planning in Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Marianne D. Farkas, William F. O'Brien, Mikal R. Cohen, William A. Anthony; Chapter 2 Functional Assessment in Psychiatric Disability, Jerome Yoman, Barry A. Edelstein; Chapter 3 The Standardized Assessment of Cognitive and Behavioral Components of Social Skills, Jeffrey R. Bedell, Shelley S. Lennox; Chapter 4 What Do Patients Say About Program Planning? Perspectives From the Patient-Authored Literaturefn4_1/This Chapter is based on a lecture presented at the 40th Institute on Hospital and Community Psychiatry, New Orleans, October 24, 1988., Leona L. Bachrach; Part 2 Social and Vocational Skills Development; Chapter 5 Social Skills Training, Jeffrey R. Bedell; Chapter 6 Recreational and Activity Therapies in Multilevel Psychoeducationally Oriented Social Skills Training, John C. Ward, Jr., Barry J. Naster, Janice E. Pace, Paula K. Whitaker; Chapter 7 Vocational Rehabilitation of the Psychiatrically Disabled, Bertram J. Black, Joseph S. Lechowicz; Chapter 8 Supported Employment in Vocational Rehabilitation, Robert Gervey, Jeffrey R. Bedell; Chapter 9 Case Management as a Rehabilitation Intervention, Andrea K. Blanch, Richard C. Surles; Part 3 Group and Family Therapy in Rehabilitation; Chapter 10 Behavioral Group Therapy in Rehabilitation Settings, Dennis Upper, John V. Flowers; Chapter 11 Rehabilitation-Oriented Multiple-Family Therapy, Jeffrey R. Bedell, Peter Provet, Jeffrey A. Frank;


    Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center Bronx, New York, Jeffrey R.Bedell, Ph.D., is currently Associate Professor and Director, Behavior Therapy Program, in the Department of Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York.