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Mental Health Issues in Primary Care : A Practical Guide - Elizabeth Armstrong

Mental Health Issues in Primary Care

A Practical Guide

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Published: 3rd May 1995
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This book sets out to demystify primary mental health care. It looks at the major mental health problems encountered by doctors and community nurses in general practice, health centres and other primary care settings. It provides a down-to-earth guide for effectively meeting the needs of patients and clients and is based on both current research and practical experience. Written for primary care nurses this book will also be invaluable for health promotion officers, facilitators, FHSA advisers, GPs and anyone wishing to improve the primary care contribution to meeting the Health of the Nation mental illness targets.

List of figures
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Mental health and illness in primary carep. 1
Facilitating changep. 12
Depression - cause and recognitionp. 27
Depression - options for treatmentp. 43
Anxiety and related problemsp. 60
Schizophrenia in primary carep. 74
Prevention of mental illnessp. 85
Promoting mental healthp. 100
Meeting the targetsp. 112
Appendix: Auditing mental health care in general practicep. 123
Referencesp. 127
Resourcesp. 134
Indexp. 139
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ISBN: 9780333606759
ISBN-10: 0333606752
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 3rd May 1995
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 15.0 x 12.0  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 11