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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 38 new and published books in the subject of Mental Health Services & Policy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Designing Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents

    A Shrewd Investment

    By J. Gerald Young, Pierre Ferrari

    Series: International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions Leadership Ser.

    An exceptional opportunity is being missed. A chance to alleviate suffering and to achieve health care cost reductions for society is available, but is being ignored. There is an explosion of new knowledge about the emotional and intellectual development of children, and the causes and treatment of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Taylor & Francis

  2. Managing Madness (Psychology Revivals)

    Changing Ideas and Practice

    By Joan Busfield

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Psychiatry regularly comes under attack as a way of caring for and controlling the mentally ill. Originally published in 1986, this title explores the history and theory of psychiatry to illuminate current practice at the time, and shows why mental health services had developed in particular ways....

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Clinical Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    Research and Developments

    By Helen Dent

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1987, this book presents papers from the First Conference of European Clinical Psychologists, held at the University of Kent Canterbury in July of that year. It shows some of the most exciting and recent developments in research and innovations in professional practice from...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Providing Compassionate Healthcare

    Challenges in Policy and Practice

    Edited by Sue Shea, Robin Wynyard, Christos Lionis

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Despite the scope and sophistication of contemporary health care, there is increasing international concern about the perceived lack of compassion in its delivery. Citing evidence that when the basic needs of patients are attended to with kindness and understanding, recovery often takes place at a...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Critical Psychiatry and Mental Health

    Exploring the work of Suman Fernando in clinical practice

    Edited by Roy Moodley, Martha Ocampo

    Critical Psychiatry and Mental Health critically explores the current theory and practice of ethno-psychiatry and multicultural mental health practices and policies. Through an in-depth discussion of the work of Suman Fernando, one of the world’s leading scholars and researchers in race, culture...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Health Care Policy and Practice

    A Biopsychosocial Perspective, 4th Edition

    By Cynthia Moniz, Stephen Gorin

    In Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopsychosocial Perspective, Moniz and Gorin have updated their text to incorporate health care reform. The authors have also restructured the book to guide students through the development of the American health care system: what it is, what the policies are,...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Managing Fear

    The Law and Ethics of Preventive Detention and Risk Assessment

    By Bernadette McSherry

    Series: International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health

    Managing Fear examines the growing use of risk assessment as it relates to preventive detention and supervision schemes for offenders perceived to be at a high risk of re-offending, individuals with severe mental illness, and suspected terrorists. It outlines a number of legislative regimes in...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Out of the Mainstream: Helping the children of parents with a mental illness

    Edited by Rosemary Loshak

    Out of the Mainstream identifies those aspects of mental illness which can compromise parenting and affect children’s development, as well as the efforts of professionals to intervene effectively. With chapters from professionals working primarily with children or adults, in different agencies and...

    Published December 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Deaf Mental Health Care

    Edited by Neil S. Glickman

    Series: Counseling and Psychotherapy: Investigating Practice from Scientific, Historical, and Cultural Perspectives

    This volume presents a state of the art account of the clinical specialty of mental health care of deaf people. Drawing upon some of the leading clinicians, teachers, administrators, and researchers in this field from the United States and Great Britain, it addresses critical issues from this...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge