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Introducing mental health : a practical guide

Author: Caroline Kinsella; Connor Kinsella
Publisher: London [England] ; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2015. 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Accessible and informative, this guide is for anyone working with people experiencing mental illness. It details the major mental health disorders, the issues and implications surrounding them and explains the current legislation in easy-to-understand terms.
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Genre/Form: Case Reports
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Kinsella; Connor Kinsella
ISBN: 9781785395864 1785395866
OCLC Number: 927245672
Description: 1 online resource (13 entries)
Contents: Foreword by Vikram 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.
Responsibility: Caroline Kinsella and Connor Kinsella ; foreword by Vikram Patel.

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