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Author Kinsella, Caroline
Title Introducing Mental Health, Second Edition : A Practical Guide
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015
©2015
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (202 pages)
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Note Intro -- INTRODUCING MENTAL HEALTH: A Practical Guide Second Edition -- Foreword by Vikran Patel -- Introduction: A Note from the Authors -- Using this book -- References -- Chapter 1: Severe and Enduring Mental Illness -- Defining mental illness -- A matter of degrees -- What is psychosis? -- The problem of diagnosis -- Neurotransmitters -- Schizophrenia -- Bipolar disorder -- Depression -- Casenotes: Severe mental illness -- References -- Chapter 2: Treatment and Support -- Medication -- Talking treatments -- The Professionals: Health, social and the non-statutory services -- References -- Chapter 3: Risk Assessment and Management -- What is risk assessment? -- First contact -- Identifying risk factors -- Managing risk -- Casenotes: Risk assessment and management -- References -- Chapter 4: Challenging Behaviour -- What is 'challenging behaviour'? -- The CAPE model -- The Challenging Behaviour Toolkit -- Skilled communication -- Casenotes: Challenging behaviour -- References -- Chapter 5: Introducing Personality Disorder -- What is personality disorder? -- What's in a name? -- Treating personality disorder -- Working with personality disorder -- The Personality Disorder Toolkit -- Casenotes: Working with personality disorder -- References -- Chapter 6: Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System -- A whistle-stop tour of the criminal justice system -- References -- Chapter 7: Introducing the Mental Health Legislation -- Mental Health Act 1983 -- The Mental Capacity Act 2005 -- References -- Subject Index -- Author Index
This popular and accessible introduction to mental health is written for students, mental health practitioners and non-qualified professionals. Fully revised, this second edition is up to date with the latest knowledge on mental health conditions, good practice and the law. The authors explain key concepts in easily understandable language, accessible even to those with no prior knowledge of the subject. They detail the major mental health disorders, the issues surrounding them, and provide detailed information on: * treatment and support * risk assessment and management * mental illness and the Criminal Justice System * the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act Featuring case studies and exercises to assist learning, this is an invaluable resource for anyone working with people who are experiencing mental illness, including students and professionals in health and social care, housing and criminal justice
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kinsella, Caroline Introducing Mental Health, Second Edition : A Practical Guide London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,c2015 9781849055963
Subject Mental Disorders -- England -- Case Reports.;Mental Health -- England -- Case Reports
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Alt Author Kinsella, Connor
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