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  1. Managing Personality Disordered Offenders in the Community

    A Psychological Approach

    By John Dowsett, Jackie Craissati

    Drawing on the latest evidence from the disparate worlds of mental health and criminal justice, Managing Personality Disordered Offenders in the Community provides a practical guide to the management and treatment of a group who comprise some of the most troubled offenders, who provoke the most...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Experiences of Mental Health In-patient Care

    Narratives From Service Users, Carers and Professionals

    Edited by Mark Hardcastle, David Kennard, Sheila Grandison, Leonard Fagin

    Series: The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis Book Series

    Commended in the Mental Health category of the 2008 BMA Medical Book Competition. This book offers an insight into the experience of psychiatric in-patient care, from both a professional and a user perspective. The editors highlight the problems in creating therapeutic environments within...

    Published March 21st 2007 by Routledge

  3. Adoptive and Foster Parent Screening

    A Professional Guide for Evaluations

    By James L. Dickerson, Mardi Allen

    Screening applicants for adoption or foster homes has life-altering consequences for the children involved, yet there are incredibly few programs available to train screeners. The educational system that certifies thousands of social workers each year does not understand the specialized training...

    Published October 9th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Choosing Methods in Mental Health Research

    Mental Health Research from Theory to Practice

    Edited by Mike Slade, Stefan Priebe

    Choosing Methods in Mental Health Research develops a new framework for mental health research. It is concerned with how to choose the most appropriate mental health research method, not only to address a specific question, but to maximize the potential impact on shaping mental health care. Mike...

    Published July 26th 2006 by Routledge

  5. CBT for Occupational Stress in Health Professionals

    Introducing a Schema-Focused Approach

    By Martin R. Bamber

    The costs of occupational stress in terms of sickness absence, ill-health-related retirement, litigation and lost productivity are increasing, putting strain on economies across the world. The fact that health care work is inherently more stressful than many other occupations makes it vital that...

    Published May 10th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Managing High Risk Sex Offenders in the Community

    A Psychological Approach

    By Jackie Craissati

    How can a psychological framework improve the success of risk management? The management of sex offenders in the community is of paramount concern to the general public, and this is reflected in the numberous recent changes to public protection procedures. Managing High Risk Sex Offenders in the...

    Published June 9th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Interprofessional Collaboration

    From Policy to Practice in Health and Social Care

    Edited by Audrey Leathard

    Interprofessional collaboration in the health and social care services has become a commanding force, spear-headed by the Government's modernisation programme to improve partnership. Interprofessional Collaboration highlights the benefits and factors arising from working together for patients,...

    Published July 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  8. Sociology and Nursing

    An Introduction

    By Peter Morrall

    This introductory text provides nurses with the foundations of a sociological understanding of health issues which they should find of great help in thinking about their work and the role of their profession. It explains the key sociological theories and debates with humour and imagination in a way...

    Published December 13th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Sociology and Nursing

    An Introduction

    By Peter Morrall

    This introductory text provides nurses with the foundations of a sociological understanding of health issues which they should find of great help in thinking about their work and the role of their profession. It explains the key sociological theories and debates with humour and imagination in a way...

    Published December 6th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Users and Abusers of Psychiatry

    A Critical Look at Psychiatric Practice

    By Lucy Johnstone

    Users and Abusers of Psychiatry is a radically different, critical account of the day-to-day practice of psychiatry. Using real-life examples and her own experience as a clinical psychologist, Lucy Johnstone argues that the traditional way of treating mental illness can often exacerbate people's...

    Published June 18th 2000 by Routledge