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  1.  Working with Schizophrenia

    Working with Schizophrenia

    A Needs Based Approach

    Gwen Howe

    Based on a tried and tested needs-based approach it begins by looking at the present 'state of play' in society's approach to schizophrenia, and the experiences of both sufferers and their families. It goes on to identify the needs raised by such experiences and considers ways of meeting them, before detailing methods of intervention. Learn More
    1987, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 200pp
  2.  Deafness and Mental Health

    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. Learn More
    1994, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 204pp
  3.  Communication and the Mentally Ill Patient

    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. Learn More
    1996, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 195pp
  4.  Managing Manic Depressive Disorders

    Managing Manic Depressive Disorders

    Edited by Ved Varma

    The reasons for the onset of manic depression are considered in order to further understand and assist treatment by increasing knowledge of how manic depressives actually feel. Particular difficulties in treatment are addressed, such as unresponsiveness and the problem of the manic high from which the patient may not want to recover. Learn More
    1997, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 200pp
  5.  Getting Into the System

    Getting Into the System

    Living with Serious Mental Illness

    Gwen Howe

    The book addresses, through case studies, the barriers that can be encountered by people suffering mental distress and their relatives in getting access to appropriate care and treatment. The case studies come from the experience of the group members and are subject to group analysis by people who have direct experience of severe mental illness. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 144pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-457-3
  6.  Mental Health Assessments

    Mental Health Assessments

    Gwen Howe

    Written with the help of sufferers and carers to give a consumer's perspective of how the mental health services react when a person becomes mentally ill. The book focuses on the problems that can arise when someone undergoes a formal assessment for compulsory admission to hospital and examines what can go wrong with the assessment process. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 144pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-458-0
  7.  Mental Health and Social Work

    Mental Health and Social Work

    Edited by Marion Ulas and Anne Connor

    Examining the theory and practice of work with people with mental health problems, this volume considers the current state of policy and organisation and the changes that have taken place over the last decade in the field. The book charts the move away from separate, specialist services, and the resultant impact on service provision. Learn More
    1998, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 256pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-302-6
  8.  Therapeutic Communities

    Therapeutic Communities

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Penelope Campling and Rex Haigh

    Examining the tradition of therapeutic communities, Therapeutic Communities: Past, Present and Future is a wide-ranging introduction to both theory and practice. The book explores the creative and original approaches of such communities to psychiatric care, and is a stimulating challenge to all those working in the mental health field. Learn More
    1999, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 272pp
  9.  Suicidal Behaviour

    Suicidal Behaviour

    The Search for Psychic Economy

    Jürgen Kind

    Looking at the problem of suicide and suicidal behaviour from a psychoanalytical perspective, Kind analyses the various motivations for such impulses and the therapist's countertransference reactions to a suicidal patient. Therapeutic strategies for dealing with threatened or actual suicide are evaluated within the clinical context. Learn More
    1999, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp
  10.  Surviving Post-Natal Depression

    Surviving Post-Natal Depression

    At Home, No One Hears You Scream

    Cara Aiken

    Research indicates that at least one in ten new mothers experience post-natal depression, yet there is little help available to sufferers. The book raises awareness of the illness and the destructive effect it can have on individuals and families. It offers positive suggestions and practical advice, based on personal and professional experience. Learn More
    2000, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 176pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-861-8
    2000, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, £16.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-262-1

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