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  1. The Interactive World of Severe Mental Illness

    Case Studies of the U.S. Mental Health System

    By Diana J. Semmelhack, Larry Ende, Arthur Freeman, Clive Hazell, Colleen L. Barron, Garry L. Treft

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    In our society, medication is often seen as the treatment for severe mental illness, with psychotherapy a secondary treatment. However, quality social interaction may be as important for the recovery of those with severe mental illness as are treatments. This volume makes this point while...

    Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. A Theory-based Approach to Art Therapy

    Implications for teaching, research and practice

    By Ephrat Huss

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    Art therapy literature is often based either on practice in a specific setting, art material or population, or if taking a more theoretical focus, on illustrative case studies. This book provides a theory-based approach to research, teaching, and practicing art therapy, including verbal and arts...

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. New Law and Ethics in Mental Health Advance Directives

    The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Right to Choose

    By Penelope Weller

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    The recognition of positive rights and the growing impact of human rights principles has recently orchestrated a number of reforms in mental health law, bringing increasing entitlement to an array of health services. In this book, Penelope Weller considers the relationship between human rights and...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Primitive Expression and Dance Therapy

    When dancing heals

    By France Schott-Billmann

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    This book provides a rigorous and comprehensive account of primitive expression in dance therapy, focusing on the use of rhythm and exploring the therapeutic potential inherent in the diverse traditions of popular dance, from tribal shamanic dance to styles such as rock, rap and hip-hop strongly...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Psychological Approaches to Understanding and Treating Auditory Hallucinations

    From theory to therapy

    Edited by Mark Hayward, Clara Strauss, Simon McCarthy-Jones

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    This book draws on clinical research findings from the last three decades to offer a review of current psychological theories and therapeutic approaches to understanding and treating auditory hallucinations, addressing key methodological issues that need to be considered in evaluating interventions...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Philosophy, Theory and Methods of J. L. Moreno

    The Man Who Tried to Become God

    By John Nolte

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    J. L. Moreno, M.D., is recognized as the originator of sociometry and psychodrama, and was a prodigious creator of methods and theories of creativity, society, and human behavior. The methods and techniques he authored have been widely adopted; the theories and philosophy upon which the methods are...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Learning about Emotions in Illness

    Integrating psychotherapeutic teaching into medical education

    Edited by Peter Shoenberg, Jessica Yakeley

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    Good communication between the doctor and patient is essential for the patient to establish a trusting relationship with their doctor and to make the best use of the appropriate treatment. Traditional methods for teaching communication skills have focused on simulated clinical situations in which...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Trauma-Informed Care

    How neuroscience influences practice

    By Amanda Evans, Patricia Coccoma

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    This accessible book provides an overview of trauma-informed care and related neuroscience research across populations. The book explains how trauma can alter brain structure, identifies the challenges and commonalities for each population, and provides emergent treatment intervention options to...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Psychotherapy Research

    Edited by Wolfgang Lutz, Sarah Knox

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    In this collection, international contributors come together to discuss how qualitative and quantitative methods can be used in psychotherapy research. The book considers the advantages and disadvantages of each approach, and recognises how each method can enhance our understanding of psychotherapy...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Brain Evolution, Language and Psychopathology in Schizophrenia

    Edited by Paolo Brambilla, Andrea Marini

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    This book provides a comprehensive review of new developments in the study of language processing and related neural networks in schizophrenia by addressing the complex link between psychopathology, language and evolution at different levels of analysis. Psychopathological symptoms in...

    Published October 21st 2013 by Routledge