Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health

Hardcover | September 20, 2011

EditorGraham Thornicroft, George Szmukler, Kim T. Mueser

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What is the best way to provide mental health care within the community? How can these services be provided in a way that is easy to access and offer treatments that really work? Community mental health care has evolved as a discipline over the past 50 years, and within the past 20 years,there have been major developments across the world. The Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health is the most comprehensive and authoritative review published in the field. It looks at how the field has evolved, the current approaches, and combines more established concepts, such as community-based interventions and an epidemiological perspective,with newer concepts, such the recovery approach, evidence-based practices, and implementation science, which are the most powerful ideas shaping this field. Like community mental health care itself, the book is multidisciplinary and pluralistic. Thoughout, it addresses controversies and alsoemphasizes areas of convergence, where social values, medical science, and policy show increasing synergy. The book will be an essential reference source for both trainee and qualified psychologists, psychiatrists, nurses, social workers and occupational therapist involved in providing community mental health care, as well as other related healthcare professionals and students, mental health serviceplanners and commissioners, and service user and carer groups.

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What is the best way to provide mental health care within the community? How can these services be provided in a way that is easy to access and offer treatments that really work? Community mental health care has evolved as a discipline over the past 50 years, and within the past 20 years,there have been major developments across the wo...

Robert E. Drake, is the Andrew Thomson Professor of Psychiatry and Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School and the Director of the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center. He was educated at Princeton, Duke, and Harvard Universities; he has been Dartmouth for over 26 years. He continues to work actively as a community m...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:406 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 1.04 inPublished:September 20, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction1. Bob Drake, George Szmukler, Kim Mueser and Graham Thornicroft: Introduction to community mental health?Origins of 'community psychiatry'2. Nikolas Rose: Historical changes in mental health practice3. Gerald Grob: Mental health policy in modern America4. Mike Slade and Larry Davidson: Recovery as an integrative paradigm in mental healthNeeds: perspectives and assessment5. Peter Jones, Glyn H. Lewis, Hollie V. Thomas and Mary Cannon: Mental illnesses at the population level6. Philip Wang: Treated and untreated prevalence of mental disorder7. Martin Prince: The global burden of mental disorder8. Peggy Swarbrick: Expertise from experience: mental health recovery and wellness9. Mike Slade, Graham Thornicroft and Michele Tansella: Measuring the needs of people with mental illness10. Craig Morgan: Mental health, ethnicity and cultural diversity: evidence and challenges11. Richard F. Mollica and Maya Semrau: Responding to migration and upheavalService components12. Graham Thornicroft,, Michele Tansella and Robert E, Drake: Organising the range of community mental health services13. Sonia Johnson, Jonathan Totman and Lorna Hobbs: Crisis and emergency services14. Paddy Power and Pat McGorry: Early interventions for people with psychotic disorders15. Helen Killaspy and Alan Rosen: Case management and assertive community treatment16. Thomas Becker and Markus Koesters: Psychiatric out-patient clinics17. Aart Schene: Day hospital and partial hospitalisation programmes18. Deborah R. Becker, Gary R. Bond,and Robert E. Drake: Individual placement and support: the evidence-based practice of supported employment19. Frank Holloway and Lloyd I. Sederer: In-patient treatment20. Geoff Shepherd and Rob Macpherson: Residential care21. Amy L. Drapalski and Lisa B. Dixon: Programmes to support family members and caregivers22. Jonathan Shaywitz and Stephen Marder: Medication management23. Delia Cimpean: Managing co-occurring physical disorders in mental heath care24. Kim Mueser and Susan Gingerich: Self-management programmesEthical and legal aspects25. Abraham Rudnick, Cheryl Forchuk and George Szmulker: Ethical framework for community mental health26. Oliver Lewis and Peter Barlett: International human rights and community mental health27. George Szmukler and Paul Appelbaum: Treatment pressures, coercion and compulsionStigma and discrimination28. Tony Jorm: Public knowledge and awareness about mental illnesses29. Bruce Link, Matthias Angermeyer and Jo Phelan: Public attitudes towards people with mental illness30. Graham Thornicroft and Nisha Mehta: Reducing stigma and discriminatory behaviourPolicies and the funding31. Harvey Whiteford: Shaping national mental health policies32. Michelle Funk, Jodi Morris and Shekhar Saxena: Using information and evidence to improve mental health care33. Daniel Chisholm and Martin Knapp: Funding mental health servicesAssessing the evidence for effectiveness34. Peter Tyrer: Research designs and evaluating treatment interventions35. Rob Whitley: Qualitative research methods in mental health36. Andrea Cipriani and Corrado Barbui: Understanding and using systematic literature reviews37. Kim T. Mueser and Robert E. Drake: Developing Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices38. R. Srinivasa Murthy: Mental health services in low and middle income countriesMethods for insuring that effective care is provided39. Troy A. Moore, Alexander L. Miller and Elizabeth Kuipers: Producing guidelines, protocols and toolkits40. Amy Cheung, Paula Whitty, Martin P. Eccles and Jeremy Grimshaw: Implementing guidelines41. Benedetto Saraceno, Mark van Ommeren and Rajaie Batniji: Overcoming impediments to community mental health in low and middle income countries42. William C. Torrey and Mary F. Brunette: The challenge of integrated care at the programme levelLooking to the Future43. Graham Thornicroft, Robert E. Drake, Kim T. Mueser and George Szmukler: Summing up: community mental health in the future