Mental Health Research Products

  • The Handbook of International Psychology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Stevens, Danny Wedding

    Hardback – 2017-01-30 

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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
    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
    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

  • 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

  • Hands-on Help

    Computer-aided Psychotherapy

    By Isaac M. Marks, Kate Cavanagh

    Hands-on Help is a narrative review of the mushrooming field of computer-aided psychotherapy for mental health problems as a whole, from the time it began in the 1960’s through to the present day. The many types of computer-aided psychotherapy and how each might be accessed are detailed together…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Psychology Press

  • Clinical Psychology

    Research and Developments

    By Helen Dent

    Originally published in 1987, this book presents papers from the First Conference of European Clinical Psychologists, held at the University of Kent Canterbury in July of that year. It shows some of the most exciting and recent developments in research and innovations in professional practice from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-12
    Psychology Revivals

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-20
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Paranoia

    The Psychology of Persecutory Delusions

    By Daniel Freeman, Philippa A. Garety

    Paranoia is the suspicion that other intend to cause you harm. It is a common experience in the general population, though often overlooked. In its most severe form, paranoia occurs as persecutory delusions. Paranoia, written by leading researchers in this field, is the first cognitive psychology…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Psychology Press

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