Mental Health Research Products

  • Health Psychology

    An Interdisciplinary Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Deborah Fish Ragin

    This textbook takes a truly interdisciplinary approach to studying health psychology. It examines five systems that affect individual health outcomes: individual, family/community, social/physical environment, healthcare systems, and health policy. While grounded in psychology, it incorporates…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementia

    History, Evolution and Internationalism

    Edited by Lauren A. Yates, Jennifer Yates, Martin Orrell, Aimee Spector, Bob Woods

    Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) has made a huge global, clinical impact since its inception, and this landmark book is the first to draw all the published research together in one place. Edited by experts in the intervention, including members of the workgroup who initially developed the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14 
    Routledge
    Aging and Mental Health Research

  • Narratives of Loneliness

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives from the 21st Century

    Edited by Olivia Sagan, Eric Miller

    Rising life expectancies and declining social capital in the developed world mean that an increasing number of people are likely to experience some form of loneliness in their lifetimes than ever before. Narratives of Loneliness tackles some of the most pressing issues related to loneliness,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Neurorhetorics

    Edited by Jordynn Jack

    In academia, as well as in popular culture, the prefix "neuro-" now occurs with startling frequency. Scholars now publish research in the fields of neuroeconomics, neurophilosophy, neuromarketing, neuropolitics, and neuroeducation. Consumers are targeted with enhanced products and services, such as…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Rhetoric Society Quarterly

  • The Interactive World of Severe Mental Illness

    Case Studies of the U.S. Mental Health System

    By Diana J. Semmelhack, Larry Ende, Arthur Freeman, Clive Hazell, Colleen L. Barron, Garry L. Treft

    In our society, medication is often seen as the treatment for severe mental illness, with psychotherapy a secondary treatment. However, quality social interaction may be as important for the recovery of those with severe mental illness as are treatments. This volume makes this point while…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • International Reflections on Approaches to Mental Health Social Work

    Edited by Malcolm Golightley, Gloria Kirwan

    Growing out of an interest in exploring the contemporary contexts and practices related to mental health social work across the world, this book provides a range of insights into the social factors which contribute, sometimes quite significantly, to the emergence of mental health problems for…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04
    Routledge

  • The Research Companion

    A practical guide for those in the social sciences, health and development, 2nd Edition

    By Petra M. Boynton

    Have you ever wanted to know an effective and ethical way to: Design a study? Recruit participants? Report findings? And improve the quality and output of your research? The Research Companion focuses on the practical skills needed to complete research in the social or health sciences and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Resilience

    Edited by Updesh Kumar

    Psychological resilience has emerged as a highly significant area of research and practice in recent years, finding applications with a broad range of different groups in many settings. Contemporary discourse is not limited to ways of effective coping with adversity but also introduces mechanisms…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Cultural Foundations and Interventions in Latino/a Mental Health

    History, Theory and within Group Differences

    By Hector Y. Adames, Nayeli Y. Chavez-Dueñas

    Advancing work to effectively study, understand, and serve the fastest growing U.S. ethnic minority population, this volume explicitly emphasizes the racial and ethnic diversity within this heterogeneous cultural group. The focus is on the complex historical roots of contemporary Latino/as, their…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Narratives of Recovery from Mental Illness

    The role of peer support

    By Mike Watts, Agnes Higgins

    Narratives of Recovery from Mental Illness presents research that challenges the prevailing view that recovery from ‘mental illness’ must take place within the boundaries of traditional mental health services. While Watts and Higgins accept that medical treatment may be a vital start to some people…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Advances in Mental Health Research

  • The Trouble with Twin Studies

    A Reassessment of Twin Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    By Jay Joseph

    The Trouble with Twin Studies questions popular genetic explanations of human behavioral differences based upon the existing body of twin research. Psychologist Jay Joseph outlines the fallacies of twin studies in the context of the ongoing decades-long failure to discover genes for human…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    Routledge

  • Social Inequalities and the Distribution of the Common Mental Disorders

    Edited by Tom Fryers, Rachel Jenkins, David Melzer

    Social inequalities are established features of the distribution of physical disease in the UK and many other developed countries. In most physical diseases, a clear trend of poorer health is evident with each step down the hierarchy of social position. By contrast, the nature of the links between…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Psychology Press

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