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Working with Ethnicity, Race and Culture in Mental Health

Working with Ethnicity, Race and Culture in Mental Health

A Handbook for Practitioners

Hári Sewell

This book enables practitioners to understand why it is important to consider the needs of people from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in mental health settings. It offers guidance on how they can take positive steps to improve the quality of their work their relationships with BME users, and ultimately how to improve their outcomes. more »

2008, Paperback: £18.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-621-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
The Madness of Our Lives

The Madness of Our Lives

Experiences of Mental Breakdown and Recovery

Penny Gray

This book consists of transcribed interviews with people who have had a mental breakdown and come out the other side. Those interviewed, recount painful experiences of being misunderstood, derided, bullied, abused - in their personal and professional lives but also during treatment, by unsympathetic or negligent GPs and mental health practitioners. more »

2006, Paperback: £21.99/ $35.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-057-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 204pp

Communication and the Mentally Ill Patient

Developmental and Linguistic Approaches to Schizophrenia

Edited by Jenny France and Niki Muir

The book examines issues of communication and speech in schizophrenic patients, in collaboration with psychiatrists, linguists, psychologists, and speech and language therapists. It demonstrates the need for closer ties between the disciplines and the role that language and communication play in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of the mentally ill. more »

1996, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-414-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 195pp

Deafness and Mental Health

John C Denmark

This practical book, by one of the world's leading psychiatrists in work with deaf people, outlines the nature of the different kinds of deafness and covers both clinical and service aspects of working with deaf people. It is written for professionals in the mental health field also for all those who work in contact with deaf children and adults. more »

1994, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-212-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 204pp

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