Community Psychiatry & Rehabilitation Products

  • Culture and Self-Harm

    Attempted Suicide in South Asians in London

    By Dinesh Bhugra

    Attempted suicide is a matter of serious public health concern. Culture and Self-Harm considers the factors that may contribute to this increased rate of self-harm and suicide among south Asians in London, which cannot be blamed on migration alone. Cultural pressures that dictate the way stress is…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Managing Madness

    Changing Ideas and Practice

    By Joan Busfield

    Psychiatry regularly comes under attack as a way of caring for and controlling the mentally ill. Originally published in 1986, this title explores the history and theory of psychiatry to illuminate current practice at the time, and shows why mental health services had developed in particular ways.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-12 
    Psychology Revivals

  • Liberation Practices

    Towards Emotional Wellbeing Through Dialogue

    Edited by Taiwo Afuape, Gillian Hughes

    Liberation psychology is an approach that aims to understand wellbeing within the context of relationships of power and oppression, and the sociopolitical structure in which these relationships exist. Liberation Practices: Towards Emotional Wellbeing Through Dialogue explores how wellbeing can be…

    Paperback – 2015-12-16 

  • Program Implementation in Preventive Trials

    By Joseph A Durlak, Joseph R Ferrari

    Program Implementation in Preventive Trials shows you how you can take a more active part in program evaluation and how you can direct existing programs toward new horizons of more effective service. In this concise, focused look at community-based psychology and its operative programs, you’ll see…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17

  • Working With Families in Medical Settings

    A Multidisciplinary Guide for Psychiatrists and Other Health Professionals

    Edited by Alison M. Heru

    Working With Families in Medical Settings provides mental-health professionals with the tools they need to figure out what patients and families want and how, within the constraints imposed by 21st-century healthcare setting, to best give them the care they need. Psychiatrists and other clinicians…

    Paperback – 2013-03-19

  • Group Techniques for Aging Adults

    Putting Geriatric Skills Enhancement into Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Kathie T. Erwin

    Elders can struggle with issues of social isolation and self-esteem, and benefit from having positive coping skills at their disposal. The practical ideas Kathie Erwin imparts in this second edition help mental health professionals working with elderly populations to create an interactive,…

    Paperback – 2012-11-14

  • Reaching Out

    The Psychology of Assertive Outreach

    Edited by Caroline Cupitt

    Assertive outreach is a means of helping people with serious and persistent mental health difficulties who have not engaged with conventional mental health services. Reaching Out examines the application of psychological approaches in assertive outreach – a process which involves forming new…

    Paperback – 2009-08-05

  • Activity Groups in Family-Centered Treatment

    Psychiatric Occupational Therapy Approaches for Parents and Children

    By Laurette Olson

    Get the tools for practical family-based interventions for children or adolescents with mental illness Providing parent-child occupation-based interventions can be one of the most important therapeutic services offered to children or parents with mental illness and their families. Activity Groups…

    Paperback – 2006-12-14

  • Behavioral Treatment for Substance Abuse in People with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness

    A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals

    By Alan S. Bellack, Melanie E. Bennett, Jean S. Gearon

    The correlation between schizophrenia and substance abuse in psychology is recognized as a growing issue, yet it is one that many practitioners are often ill-prepared to address. Behavioral Treatment for Substance Abuse in People with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness addresses the specific…

    Paperback – 2006-11-28

  • Psychological, Political, and Cultural Meanings of Home

    By Mechthild Hart, Miriam Ben-Yoseph

    Discover different dimensions of the meaning of home across political, cultural, and geographic boundaries!Psychological, Political, and Cultural Meanings of Home brings a unique multidisciplinary, multicultural approach to address the interconnection of diverse experiences with the meaning of home…

    Paperback – 2005-08-29

  • Diary of a Country Therapist

    By Marcia Hill

    Gain remarkable insight about practicing therapy in a rural community! In Diary of a Country Therapist, Dr. Marcia Hill chronicles more than a decade of her thoughts and feelings about practicing therapy in rural Vermont. The author reveals her empathy for her clients, her frustration in money…

    Paperback – 2004-08-05

  • People with Disabilities

    Empowerment and Community Action

    By Peter W Dowrick, Christopher Keys

    Develop more effective community initiatives and build solid collaborations!Although the fields of disability studies and community psychology developed separately, with little crossover, they have evolved similar values, principles, and tactics. People with Disabilities: Empowerment and Community…

    Paperback – 2001-05-04

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