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Routledge Library Editions: Psychiatry


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Psychiatry is a medical field concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental health conditions. Routledge Library Editions: Psychiatry (24 Volume set) brings together titles, originally published between 1958 and 1997. The set demonstrates the varied nature of mental health and how we as a society deal with it. Covering a number of areas including child and adolescent psychiatry, alternatives to psychiatry, the history of mental health and psychiatric epidemiology.

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Child Psychiatric Treatment A Practical Guide

Child Psychiatric Treatment A Practical Guide

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Philip G. Ney, Deanna L. Mulvihill
September 17, 2020

Whilst there was a large number of primary-care staff wanting to treat psychiatrically ill children, they lacked adequate training. There was, in the past, an insufficient number of prescribable, measurable, techniques to aid any training in this field of work. This resulted in confusion and apathy...

Clinical Psychology Theory and Therapy

Clinical Psychology Theory and Therapy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Dougal Mackay
September 17, 2020

Originally published in 1975, this book examines the various types of psychological disturbance, shows how they have come to be regarded as illnesses, and examines critically the notion of psychiatric diagnosis. It describes how clinical psychology has grown up within psychiatry to support a ...

Cognitive Behavioural Interviewing for Adult Disorders A Practical Handbook

Cognitive Behavioural Interviewing for Adult Disorders A Practical Handbook

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Peter H. Wilson, Susan H Spence, David J. Kavanagh
September 17, 2020

Originally published in 1989, the primary aim of this text was to provide a guide to the interview assessment of a wide range of common adult psychological problems. Emphasis is placed on the kinds of problems that were frequently encountered in outpatient centres at the time. The authors provide a...

Dramatherapy and Psychiatry

Dramatherapy and Psychiatry

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Dorothy M. Langley, Gordon E. Langley
September 17, 2020

As part of the overall growing interest in the rehabilitation of people with mental illness in the 1980s, therapy through drama was being seen increasingly as a significant aspect of therapeutic programmes. While the subject of remedial drama for people with disabilities was reasonably well ...

First Aid in Mental Health

First Aid in Mental Health

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Joy Melville
September 17, 2020

Originally published in 1980, First Aid in Mental Health offers a clear, helpful and sympathetic guide to the nature of mental illness and the kinds of help and treatment available at the time. Joy Melville looks in particular at: warning signs, medical help, schizophrenia, anxiety and stress, ...

Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry for Clinical Administrators

Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry for Clinical Administrators

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Gail M. Barton, Rohn S. Friedman
September 17, 2020

Originally published in 1986, this volume presents the clinical and administrative aspects of emergency psychiatry from the point of view of the clinician administrator involved in organizing and running an emergency service. Part 1 provides an administrative overview of psychiatric emergency care ...

Liaison Psychiatry Mental Health Problems in the General Hospital

Liaison Psychiatry Mental Health Problems in the General Hospital

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Joan Gomez
September 17, 2020

Liaison psychiatry, that is, psychiatry with patients with organic disorders or physical symptoms in general hospitals, is a field that grew rapidly in the 1980s. Yet there had been no introductory book to the subject which might have served the needs of trainee psychiatrists, medical students, and...

One Foot in Eden A Sociological Study of the Range of Therapeutic Community Practice

One Foot in Eden A Sociological Study of the Range of Therapeutic Community Practice

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Michael Bloor, Neil McKeganey, Dick Fonkert
September 17, 2020

A comparative sociological account of eight different therapeutic communities, One Foot in Eden, originally published in 1988, was the first study in this area to compare observational material from such a large number of settings. The communities chosen represent the wide variety of therapeutic ...

People, Not Psychiatry

People, Not Psychiatry

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Michael Barnett
September 17, 2020

Originally published in 1973, this book is about people and psychiatry. About people who rejected psychiatry as it was generally practised at the time, people who sought for and found alternative ways of caring for and healing one another. The author, who had been active in radical alternatives to...

Primary Health Care and Psychiatric Epidemiology

Primary Health Care and Psychiatric Epidemiology

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Brian Cooper, Robin Eastwood
September 17, 2020

In the years prior to publication, primary health care had been gaining in significance as a setting both for research on mental illness in the general population and for the development of new preventive approaches in this field. The growing need for research had received impetus from the ...

Progress in Behavioral Social Work

Progress in Behavioral Social Work

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Bruce A. Thyer, Walter W. Hudson
September 17, 2020

Originally published in 1987, here are up-to-the-minute insights and perspectives on the application of the principles of behavioralism to social work practice. The foremost authorities in the field of behavioral social work provided important empirically based practice and qualitative research ...

Psychiatry Observed

Psychiatry Observed

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Geoffrey Baruch, Andrew Treacher
September 17, 2020

Originally published in 1978, with the reform of the 1959 Mental Health Act under consideration, it was time to re-examine the recent policy of desegregating the mentally ill and treating them within general hospital psychiatric units rather than in mental hospitals. This shift in policy reflected ...

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