Mental Health Research Products

  • 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 – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge
    Advances in Mental Health Research

  • 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 – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Compliance With Treatment In Schizophrenia

    By Alec Buchanan

    There is a myth that people with mental disorders comply poorly with treatment. In fact, psychiatric patients are no more likely than patients in other medical specialities to go against the advice of their doctor. That said, it is easy to find instances where psychotropic medication is refused by…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Psychology Press

  • 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

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    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

  • Developing a National Mental Health Policy

    By Rachel Jenkins

    Mental illness causes a substantial health burden in all regions of the world, and is a major contributor to world poverty.Developing a National Mental Health Policy is designed to support those involved in developing locally appropriate mental health policies, emphasising the crucial role of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Psychology Press

  • Schizotypy

    New dimensions

    Edited by Oliver Mason, Gordon Claridge

    For several decades there has been an increasing move towards viewing the psychotic illnesses from a dimensional perspective, seeing them as continuous with healthy functioning. The idea, concentrating mostly on schizophrenia, has generated considerable theoretical debate as well as empirical…

    Hardback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Advances in Mental Health Research

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