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Care of the mentally ill books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Care of the mentally ill category. Presented with a red border are the Care of the mentally ill books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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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: 20/10/2017

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 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

No One Cares About Crazy People The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America by Ron Powers No One Cares About Crazy People The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health 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: Paperback - 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: Hardback - Released: 17/02/2017

Coming Soon

Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities A Guide for Professionals by Andrew Triska Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities A Guide for Professionals

Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities: A Professional Primer provides much-needed guidance on sexuality in clients with intellectual disabilities to a professional audience of social workers, psychotherapists, special educators, and healthcare staff. Accessible enough for students and trainees, but thorough enough for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2018

Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities A Guide for Professionals by Andrew Triska Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities A Guide for Professionals

Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities: A Professional Primer provides much-needed guidance on sexuality in clients with intellectual disabilities to a professional audience of social workers, psychotherapists, special educators, and healthcare staff. Accessible enough for students and trainees, but thorough enough for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/01/2018

Healing the Distress of Psychosis Listening with Psychotic Ears by Shannon (Clinical Associate Professor, University of Southern California) Mayeda Healing the Distress of Psychosis Listening with Psychotic Ears
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Healing the Distress of Psychosis presents a novel approach to communicating with clients who are suffering from severe psychosis, whose brain functions are uniquely different and require an entirely new way to listen and engage with them.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

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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

Quality of Life Deficit in Mental Disorders A Target for Therapy by Michael Ritsner, Rena Kurs Quality of Life Deficit in Mental Disorders A Target for Therapy
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Going beyond the psychosocial aspects of quality of life and delving into the neurobiological basis of emotions, feelings and satisfaction, this unique title provides a state-of-the-art overview of subjective quality of life for people with severe mental disorders such as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/12/2016

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 survivors This 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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2016

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: 17/11/2016

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: 10/11/2016

Women's Mental Health Resistance and Resilience in Community and Society by Nazilla Khanlou Women's Mental Health Resistance and Resilience in Community and Society

? This book focuses on the social and societal context of women's mental health. Drawing from multidisciplinary perspectives and scholarship, it pays particular attention to how women's mental health is experienced at the personal level, yet it is influenced by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2016

Autism and the Family in Urban India Looking Back, Looking Forward by Shubhangi Vaidya Autism and the Family in Urban India Looking Back, Looking Forward

The book explores the lived reality of parenting and caring for children with autism in contemporary urban India.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2016

Life Story Work with People with Dementia Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People by Anna Gaughan, Bob Woods Life Story Work with People with Dementia Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People
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Supporting the current focus on living well with dementia, this book shows how to carry out Life Story Work with people with dementia in a variety of settings. Focusing on the practicalities of carrying out life story work and highlighting...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2016

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