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Communication and Mental Illness

Communication and Mental Illness

Theoretical and Practical Approaches

Jenny France and Sarah Kramer

Quick Overview

This book is for improving understanding of individuals with mental illness. It offers theoretical knowledge of the methods of communication commonly adopted by individuals with a variety of diagnoses of mental illness and how information about communication can influence service provision, ending with suggestions for future policy and practice.
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Paperback / softback
2001, 9.61in x 7.44in / 244mm x 189mm, 464pp
ISBN: 978-1-85302-732-1
$65.00
Ebook
2001, ePUB, 464pp
ISBN: 978-1-84642-273-7
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$65.00

Description

`This is a unique book that addresses an interesting aspect of work in mental health settings.' - Mental Health OT

Communication and Mental Illness is a comprehensive and practical textbook written by a multidisciplinary group of experts in the field of mental health which will be of interest to all those interested in improving their understanding of individuals with mental illness. The book is divided into three parts. The first of these offers both student and experienced clinicians in the mental health field an improved theoretical knowledge of the methods of communication commonly adopted by individuals with a variety of diagnoses of mental illness. It also provides practical suggestions of how this information can improve the individual professional's management of patients. Part Two looks at how information about communication in mental illness can influence service provision, ending with suggestions for future policy and practice. Communication and Mental Illness concludes with a final part describing the state of current research into different facets of communication and mental illness, offering an insight into the variety of research methodology and points of interest to those involved in the field.

Authors

Foreword by: John Cox
By (author): Jenny France, Sarah Kramer