Mental Health Promotion Paradigms and Practice

by Keith (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.) Tudor

Mental Health Promotion Paradigms and Practice Synopsis

Mental health promotion is an emerging field of interest to many health professionals. This book traces its history, defines it and distinguishes it from mental illness prevention. Mental health is viewed as a positive concept and seperate from mental illness and psychopathology. Based on original research, the conceptual analysis developed in the book offers policy makers and practitioners a coherent and comprehensive framework within which to design and implement practice. Mental Health Promotion: * offers a new conceptual paradigm for mental health promotion * applies it to policy, assessment, consultation, education and training * provides a comprehensive, international literature review Suitable for a wide variety of courses at student and professional level in psychiatry, nursing, social work and community work, Mental Health Promotion is a significant addition to the study of health promotion.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780415101066
Publication date: 28th December 1995
Author: Keith (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.) Tudor
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Categories: Psychology, Mental health services, Social welfare & social services,

About Keith (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.) Tudor

Keith Tudor is a trained social worker and is now a psychotherapist in private practice, Sheffield. He is also honorary research fellow, King's College, London.

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