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Family-based mental health care in rural China

Author: Mao-Sheng Ran
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Based on a study in Chengdu in China of families with persons suffering from schizophrenia, this book examines how psychoeducational family intervention can be developed in rural areas. Detailed guidelines for effective family interventions, community mental health services, and social welfare and mental health policy are described. It is hoped that these suggestions may be incorporated into existing mental health  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Family-based mental health care in rural China.
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)648471497
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mao-Sheng Ran
ISBN: 9622097251 9789622097254
OCLC Number: 59226139
Description: xiv, 181 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. Mental health in China --
1. Community mental health --
2. Chinese families and mental health --
Pt. 2. Psychoeducational family intervention in China --
3. Overview of psychoeducational family intervention --
4. Family intervention in rural China : the Chengdu study --
Pt. 3. Implications and suggestions for mental health --
5. Psychoeducational family intervention --
6. Guidelines for effective family psychoeducational interventions --
7. Community mental health services --
8. Social welfare and health policy.
Responsibility: Mao-Sheng Ran [and others].
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Abstract:

"Based on a study in Chengdu in China of families with persons suffering from schizophrenia, this book examines how psychoeducational family intervention can be developed in rural areas. Detailed guidelines for effective family interventions, community mental health services, and social welfare and mental health policy are described. It is hoped that these suggestions may be incorporated into existing mental health care systems for the benefit of people with mental disorders in developing countries."--BOOK JACKET.

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