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The Role of Organized Psychology in Treatment of the Seriously Mentally Ill : New Directions for Mental Health Services, Number 88 - Frederick J. Frese

The Role of Organized Psychology in Treatment of the Seriously Mentally Ill

New Directions for Mental Health Services, Number 88

Paperback Published: 7th March 2001
ISBN: 9780787914370
Number Of Pages: 112

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Almost a million Americans who were or would have been hospitalized for serious mental illnesses during the past forty years can now be found living "in the community." Many of these persons are homeless or in jail or prison, but many others have experienced varying degrees of recovery. During this time organized psychology has been slow to meet the various needs of this vulnerable population. The contributors to this volume are among the psychologists who have been the most determined to bring the benefits of psychological science to persons with serious mental illnesses during this time. They have been working as academicians, researchers, and government employees. Some have seriously mentally ill family members or have themselves been diagnosed with mental illnesses as serious as schizophrenia. Here, they give their perspectives on how psychologists can better work to improve the lives of those in this vulnerable population. This is the 88th issue of the Jossey-Bass series <i>New Directions for Mental Health Services</i>.

1. Treatment, Management and Control: Improving Outcomes Through More Treatment and Less Control Richard H. Hunter
2. Designing Work Experiences for Persons with Serious Mental Disorders Walter Penk
3. On Giving Up on the Mental Health System Dale L. Johnson
4. Psychologists, Psychiatrists, and Psychosis: Will Turf Battles Trump Treatment? Harriet P. Lefley
5. Relapse Prevention in Serious Mental Illness David P. Walling, Diane T. Marsh
6. A Psychological View of Persons with Serious Mental Illness Robert Coursey, Jean Gearon, Mary A. Bradmiller
7. Mothers with Serious Mental Illness Carol T. Mowbray, Daphna Oyserman, Deborah Bybee
8. Consumers/Survivors/Ex-Patients as Change Facilitators Ronald Bassman
9. My Transforming Peak Experience was Diagnosed as Schizophrenia Al Siebert

ISBN: 9780787914370
ISBN-10: 0787914371
Series: J-B Mhs Single Issue Mental Health Services
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 7th March 2001
Publisher: JOSSEY BASS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.01 x 14.83  x 0.76
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 1