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Relational Mental Health : Beyond Evidence-Based Interventions - Jose Guimon

Relational Mental Health

Beyond Evidence-Based Interventions

Hardcover Published: 31st December 2003
ISBN: 9780306478574
Number Of Pages: 414

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Relational Mental Health contains current evidence-based diagnosis and therapeutic interventions for people with mental disorders. Students and professionals alike will find the mental health field addressed as a whole in a coherent and understandable way. Readers are offered a unified presentation of psychological and sociological approaches to diagnosis and treatment.

Acknowledgementsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Mental Health: Concepts and Trendsp. 1
Is Mental Health Founded on Truly Scientific Conceptions?p. 11
Aetiology: Vulnerability and Homeostasisp. 19
Theories and Ideologies in Mental Healthp. 33
Relational Aspects of Mental Health, Part 1: Psychological Factorsp. 59
Relational Aspects of Mental Health, Part 2: Social Factorsp. 77
Clinical Assessmentp. 83
Relational Assessment: Dynamic Aspectsp. 91
Relational Assessment: Social Aspectsp. 101
Relational Diagnosisp. 109
Organic, Including Symptomatic, Mental Disorders (F00-F09)p. 121
Mental and Behavioural Disorders Due to Psychoactive Substances (F10-F19)p. 131
Schizophrenia, Schizotypal, and Delusional Disorders (F20-29)p. 143
Mood (Affective) Disorders (F30-39)p. 165
Neurotic Disorders (F40-49)p. 179
Stress-Related Disordersp. 185
Somatoform Disorders (F45). Behavioural Syndromes Associated with Physiological Disturbances and Physical Factors (F50-59)p. 193
Disorders of Adult Personality and Behaviour (F60-69)p. 207
Individual Psychotherapyp. 217
Group Therapyp. 235
Milieu Therapyp. 249
Combined Treatmentsp. 263
Community Mental Health Interventions: The Present and the Future of Psychiatric Carep. 273
Efficacy of Psychosocial Interventionsp. 283
Mental Health Professionalsp. 299
Psychiatrists: From Sorcerers to Bureaucratsp. 315
The Therapeutic Teamp. 337
The Professional in the Institutionp. 347
The Burn-Out Syndromep. 357
Training Tomorrow's Mental Health Workersp. 373
Training of Non-Psychiatrist Professionalsp. 387
Indexp. 397
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ISBN: 9780306478574
ISBN-10: 0306478579
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 414
Published: 31st December 2003
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 1.72

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