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  • Tackling Mental Health Crises

    1st Edition

    By David Kingdon, Marie Finn

    Tackling Mental Health Crises provides a practical guide to combining social and psychological responses to mental health problems. David Kingdon and Marie Finn look at what constitutes a crisis, be it an individual crisis presentation or a situational crisis for services. They reject current…

    Paperback – 2006-07-20

  • Eating and Weight Disorders

    1st Edition

    By Carlos M. Grilo

    Eating disorders refer to a range of problems characterized by abnormal eating behaviours and beliefs about eating, weight, and shape. Eating disorders, which are classified as psychiatric problems, and obesity, which is classified as a general medical condition, reflect a diverse and perplexing…

    Paperback – 2006-07-20
    Psychology Press
    Clinical Psychology: A Modular Course

  • Mental Health Issues and the Media

    An Introduction for Health Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Gary Morris

    Mental Health Issues and the Media provides students and professionals in nursing and allied professions, in psychiatry, psychology and related disciplines, with a theoretically grounded introduction to the ways in which our attitudes are shaped by the media. A wide range of contemporary media…

    Paperback – 2006-04-28

  • Mental Illness and the Body

    Beyond Diagnosis, 1st Edition

    By Louise Phillips

    Using real life case studies of people experiencing mental illness, this book identifies how bodily presentation of patients may reflect certain aspects of their ‘lived experience’. With reference to a range of theoretical perspectives including philosophy, psychoanalysis, feminism and sociology,…

    Paperback – 2006-04-20

  • The Tidal Model

    A Guide for Mental Health Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Prof Philip J Barker, Poppy Buchanan-Barker

    The Tidal Model represents a significant alternative to mainstream mental health theories, emphasising how those suffering from mental health problems can benefit from taking a more active role in their own treatment. Based on extensive research, The Tidal Model charts the development of this…

    Paperback – 2004-12-09

  • Suffering Insanity

    Psychoanalytic Essays on Psychosis, 1st Edition

    By R. D. Hinshelwood

    When madness is intolerable for sufferers, how do professional carers remain sane? Psychiatric institutions have always been places of fear and awe. Madness impacts on family, friends and relatives, but also those who provide a caring environment, whether in large institutions of the past, or…

    Paperback – 2004-08-26

  • Autism and Asperger Syndrome

    Preparing for Adulthood, 2nd Edition

    By Patricia Howlin

    Autism and Asperger Syndrome reviews what is known about adults with autism in terms of their social functioning, educational and occupational status. Focusing mainly on the problems experienced by high functioning people with autism - and those working with and caring for them - the book offers…

    Paperback – 2004-07-22

  • Domestic Violence

    A Handbook for Health Care Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Lyn Shipway

    This Handbook provides a clear introduction to the theoretical debates surrounding the topic of domestic violence, and also offers practical advice on possible interventions. Focusing on improving the care of clients it covers: the causes and consequences of domestic violence personal and…

    Paperback – 2004-02-26

  • The Handbook of Community Mental Health Nursing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Coffey, Ben Hannigan

    This handbook brings together authoritative contributions from leading mental health researchers, educators and practitioners to provide a comprehensive text for community mental health nurses in training and practice. In thirty-three chapters it covers a wide range of topics, from the history of…

    Paperback – 2003-06-19

  • Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder

    Reactions and Role of the Psychiatric Team, 1st Edition

    By Len Bowers

    People with personality disorders are to be found in all branches of psychiatric services, from the outpatient and community care through to acute inpatient care. Their behaviour is difficult, manipulative, threatening and they are hard to manage in institutional settings. Dangerous and Severe…

    Paperback – 2002-06-20

  • Reflections on Community Psychiatric Nursing

    1st Edition

    By Tony Gillam

    Reflections on Community Psychiatric Nursing provides new insights into many aspects of the CPN's work. Written by a practising CPN , this is a lively and easy-to-read introduction to the key debates in community mental health, covering issues including: * professional identity* the community…

    Paperback – 2001-11-22

  • Schizophrenia

    1st Edition

    By Max Birchwood, Chris Jackson

    Schizophrenia continues to be the most debilitating of the psychotic disorders with less than one third returning to a 'normal' level of functioning. Our understanding of this disorder has advanced considerably over the last 10 years with major contributions from neurobiology but particularly from…

    Paperback – 2001-07-12
    Psychology Press
    Clinical Psychology: A Modular Course

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