Mental Health Services & Policy Products

  • The Story of Nursing in British Mental Hospitals

    Echoes from the Corridors

    By Niall McCrae, Peter Nolan

    From their beginnings as the asylum attendants of the 19th century, mental health nurses have come a long way. This comprehensive volume is the first book in over twenty years to explore the history of mental health nursing, and during this period the landscape has transformed as the large…

    Hardback – 2016-03-04 
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Mental Health Practice in a Multicultural Society

    Perspectives from Lifespan and Positive Psychology

    Edited by Edward C. Chang, Rita Chang, Christina A. Downey

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • 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

  • 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 Future of Psychological Therapy

    From Managed Care to Transformational Practice

    Edited by John Lees

    The psychotherapy and counselling profession has recently experienced far-reaching changes because of the development of evidence-based medicine and managed care systems. The Future of Psychological Therapy brings together leading counsellors, psychotherapists, psychological therapists and managers…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05 

  • Adoptive and Foster Parent Screening

    A Professional Guide for Evaluations

    By James L. Dickerson, Mardi Allen

    Screening applicants for adoption or foster homes has life-altering consequences for the children involved, yet there are incredibly few programs available to train screeners. The educational system that certifies thousands of social workers each year does not understand the specialized training…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Therapeutic Assessment and Intervention in Childcare Legal Proceedings

    Engaging families in successful rehabilitation

    By Mike Davies

    This book draws upon the author’s first-hand clinical experience as an Expert Witness in child and family legal proceedings to explore the success of psychotherapy assessments and interventions. Focusing on families who are seeking to be re-united after the removal of their children into foster…

    Hardback – 2015-09-16
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Routledge Handbook of Clinical Supervision

    Fundamental International Themes

    Edited by John R. Cutcliffe, Kristiina Hyrkas, John Fowler

    The Routledge Handbook of Clinical Supervision provides a global ‘state of the art’ overview of clinical supervision, presenting and examining the most comprehensive, robust empirical evidence upon which to base practice. This authoritative volume builds on a previous volume, Fundamental Themes in…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18

  • Addiction

    A Behavioral Economic Perspective

    By Shahram Heshmat

    Addiction: A Behavioral Economic Perspective focuses on the behavioral economics of addiction to explain why someone decides and act against her own well-being. It answers the questions of what accounts for self-defeating behavior patterns and how do we best motivate individuals to act according…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15

  • Choosing Methods in Mental Health Research

    Mental Health Research from Theory to Practice

    Edited by Mike Slade, Stefan Priebe

    Choosing Methods in Mental Health Research develops a new framework for mental health research. It is concerned with how to choose the most appropriate mental health research method, not only to address a specific question, but to maximize the potential impact on shaping mental health care. Mike…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22

  • A Guide to Global Mental Health Practice

    Seeing the Unseen

    By Craig L. Katz, Jan Schuetz-Mueller

    Drawing on the authors’ experience in developing and implementing global mental health programs in crisis and development settings, A Guide to Global Mental Health Practice: Seeing the Unseen is designed for mental health, public health, and primary care professionals new to this emerging area…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05

  • Working Together to Reduce Harmful Drinking

    Edited by Marcus Grant, Mark Leverton

    This book is intended to contribute to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol. It explores areas where alcohol producers’ technical competence can and does make a positive contribution to reducing harmful drinking and where industry…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23

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