Mental Health in Australia: Collaborative Community Practice

Paperback | November 30, 2012

byGraham Meadows, John Farhall, Ellie Fossey

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Mental Health in Australia: Collaborative Community Practice, third edition, is a comprehensive cross-disciplinary resource on mental health for both students and professionals. It covers a breadth of topics, from the delivery of mental health care and mental health services in Australia, toassessment skills, case management and the various mental health disorders. The book explores various perspectives, views and approaches, with greater emphasis on the role of collaboration, recovery and the consumer perspective in mental health care. The new edition is divided into four parts: the context, clinical practice principles, disorders considered in the context of the lifespan, and disorders commonly presenting in adult life. It includes new chapters on psychopharmacology; psychological therapies; supporting recovery and living well;and eating disorders.

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Mental Health in Australia: Collaborative Community Practice, third edition, is a comprehensive cross-disciplinary resource on mental health for both students and professionals. It covers a breadth of topics, from the delivery of mental health care and mental health services in Australia, toassessment skills, case management and the va...

Graham Meadows is Consultant psychiatrist with Southern Health and Director of Southern Synergy. John Farhall is Clinical psychologist jointly appointed to the School of Psychological Science at La Trobe University and to North Western Mental Health (a division of Melbourne Health), and is a Director of Mind Australia. Ellie Fossey i...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:960 pages, 10.04 × 7.48 × 0.07 inPublished:November 30, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195574885

ISBN - 13:9780195574883

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Part 1: The Context1. Society, Mental Health and Illness2. Mental Illness: Response from the Community3. The Global Perspective4. Delivery Mental Health Care Systems5. Mental Health Services in Australia6. Mental Health Services in Australian States and Territories7. Research in Mental Disorders and Mental Health Practice8. Evaluation and the Concept of Quality in Mental Healthcare Delivery9. Mental Disorder in AustraliaPart 2: Clinical Practice Principles10. The Active Participants in Mental Health Services11. Working Collaboratively12. Assessment: Essential Skills13. Specialised Assessment Skills14. Case Management15. Psychopharmacology16. Psychological Treatments17. RecoveryPart 3: Disorders considered in the context of the lifespan18. Personality Disorders19. Developmental Disabilities and Psychiatric Disorders20. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence: A Developmental and Family Perspective21. Youth Mental Health: A New Stream of Mental Health Care for Adolescents and Young Adults22. Psychiatric Disorders Affecting the Elderly in AustraliaPart 4: Disorders Commonly Presenting in Adult Life23. Anxiety Disorders24. Affective Disorders25. Substance-related Disorders26. Somatoform Disorders27. Eating Disorders28. Schizophrenia and Related Disorders