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Care of the mentally ill books

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Beyond Schizophrenia Living and Working with a Serious Mental Illness by Marjorie L. Baldwin Beyond Schizophrenia Living and Working with a Serious Mental Illness

Despite major advances in medication and treatment, persons with serious mental illness have substantially worse employment outcomes than other disadvantaged groups. This book explains the factors that impact the employment of those with mental illnesses and provides guidance for overcoming...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

The Politics of Autism Navigating The Contested Spectrum by John J., Jr. Pitney The Politics of Autism Navigating The Contested Spectrum
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Noted political scientist and public policy expert John J. Pitney, Jr., explains how autism has evolved into a heated political issue disputed by scientists, educators, social workers, and families.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

The Early Public Lunatic Institutions of England Part I A Comprehensive Model of their Governance and Management by Robert J. Wycherley The Early Public Lunatic Institutions of England Part I A Comprehensive Model of their Governance and Management

An in-depth survey of all early English public institutions for lunatics which challenges historical accounts of them as part of a 'bad old days' from which progress to modern treatment of mental illness was only slowly and painfully made.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/11/2017

Living With Dementia Relations, Responses and Agency in Everyday Life by Lars-Christer Hyden Living With Dementia Relations, Responses and Agency in Everyday Life

Traditionally, dementia has been defined primarily in terms of loss: loss of cognitive and communicative competencies, loss of identity, loss of personal relationships. People living with dementia have been portrayed as increasingly dependent on others, with their loved ones seen...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Justice for Laughing Boy Connor Sparrowhawk - A Death by Indifference by Sara Ryan Justice for Laughing Boy Connor Sparrowhawk - A Death by Indifference

A personal account from the mother of Connor Sparrowhawk, a teenager with autism and epilepsy, who died due to neglect while in a specialist NHS unit. After Connor's death, Dr Sara Ryan started the #JusticeforLB campaign, which uncovered a wider...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2017

Social Work and Mental Health by Malcolm Golightley, Robert Goemans Social Work and Mental Health
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A clear and accessible introduction to the complex issues surrounding mental health.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/05/2017

Social Work and Mental Health by Malcolm Golightley, Robert Goemans Social Work and Mental Health
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A clear and accessible introduction to the complex issues surrounding mental health.
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2017

Critiquing Personality Disorder A Social Perspective by Julia (University of Hertfordshire) Warrener Critiquing Personality Disorder A Social Perspective

Through its exploration of service user and MHSWs' perspectives the book offers a social perspective on personality disorder and suggests ways of working to empower the person's response to traumatic experience.
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2017

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Committed The Battle over Involuntary Psychiatric Care by Dinah Miller, Annette Hanson, Pete Earley Committed The Battle over Involuntary Psychiatric Care
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They assess what psychiatry knows about the prediction of violence and the limitations of laws designed to protect the public.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2018

Big Brother by Louis Quail, Justin Quail Big Brother
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Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2018

Mental Health Social Work The Art and Science of Practice by Mark (University of York, UK) Hardy Mental Health Social Work The Art and Science of Practice
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This comprehensive textbook addresses mental health social work theory and practice. It incorporates recommendations and developments emerging from current, significant reforms in social work as they apply within the context of mental health social work. Combining the theoretical and practical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2018

Mental Health Social Work The Art and Science of Practice by Mark (University of York, UK) Hardy Mental Health Social Work The Art and Science of Practice
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This comprehensive textbook addresses mental health social work theory and practice. It incorporates recommendations and developments emerging from current, significant reforms in social work as they apply within the context of mental health social work. Combining the theoretical and practical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2018

Other books in this genre

No One Cares About Crazy People My Family and the Heartbreak of Mental Illness in America by Ron Powers No One Cares About Crazy People My Family and the Heartbreak of Mental Illness in America

New York Times-bestselling author Ron Powers offers a fast-paced, richly researched narrative of the social history of mental illness and, more specifically, schizophrenia in America paired with the deeply personal story of his son Kevin, who suffered from schizophrenia and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2017

Preventing Suicide - the Solution Focused Approach2e by John Henden Preventing Suicide - the Solution Focused Approach2e

New edition of an acclaimed manual which uses the solution focused approach to take an empathetic and validating approach to working with individuals considering suicide.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/02/2017

Preventing Suicide - the Solution Focused Approach2e by John Henden Preventing Suicide - the Solution Focused Approach2e

New edition of an acclaimed manual which uses the solution focused approach to take an empathetic and validating approach to working with individuals considering suicide.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/02/2017

Disaster Mental Health Counseling Responding to Trauma in a Multicultural Context by Mark A. Stebnicki Disaster Mental Health Counseling Responding to Trauma in a Multicultural Context

Focuses on understanding cultural and psychosocial contexts to promote optimal healing for disaster survivorsThis is the first book for mental health professionals working with survivors of mass trauma to focus on the psychosocial and culture contexts in which these disasters...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2017

The Cambridge Handbook of International Prevention Science by Moshe (Tel-Aviv University) Israelashvili The Cambridge Handbook of International Prevention Science

This book provides a comprehensive global overview on prevention science with the most up-to-date research for established scholars, new professionals and students.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/12/2016

Mental Health Law in England and Wales A Guide for Mental Health Professionals by Robert A. Brown, Paul Barber, Debbie Martin Mental Health Law in England and Wales A Guide for Mental Health Professionals
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A complete, comprehensive and up-to-date reference guide to the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended by the 2007 Act, for any mental health professional - from social workers and occupational therapists, to GPs and nurses.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2016

Mental Health Law in England and Wales A Guide for Mental Health Professionals by Robert A. Brown, Paul Barber, Debbie Martin Mental Health Law in England and Wales A Guide for Mental Health Professionals
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A complete, comprehensive and up-to-date reference guide to the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended by the 2007 Act, for any mental health professional - from social workers and occupational therapists, to GPs and nurses.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/12/2016

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