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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 new and published books in the subject of Mental Health — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Irish Insanity

    1800–2000

    Edited by Damien Brennan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The national public asylum system in Ireland was established during the early nineteenth century and continued to operate up to the close of the twentieth century. These asylums / mental hospitals were a significant physical and social feature of Irish communities. They were used intensively and...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China

    By Guy Ramsay

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    With rapid economic progress and increasing life expectancy in East Asian societies, more attention is being paid by their governments, the media and the academy to mental illness and dementia. While clinical research on mental illness and dementia in Chinese societies acknowledges the importance...

    Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Loneliness Updated

    Recent research on loneliness and how it affects our lives

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    "To be alone is to be different. To be different is to be alone, and to be in the interior of this fatal circle is to be lonely. To be lonely is to have failed" (Susan Schultz, 1976) Loneliness carries a significant social stigma, as lack of friendship and social ties is socially undesirable, and...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Moving Beyond Boundaries in Disability Studies

    Rights, Spaces and Innovations

    Edited by Michele Moore

    What challenges are posed by changing transnational trends, agendas and movements that affect disabled people’s lives, and what can disabled people, their representative organisations and their governments do to advance the agenda for self-determination and inclusion? This book draws together the...

    Published October 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Working in Mental Health

    Practice and Policy in a Changing Environment

    Edited by Peter Phillips, Tom Sandford, Claire Johnston

    A paradigm shift in the ways in which mental health services are delivered is happening—both for service users and for professional mental healthcare workers. The landscape is being changed by a more influential service user movement, a range of new community-based mental healthcare programmes...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Forensic Mental Health Consulting in Family Law

    Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?

    Edited by Robert L. Kaufman, Margaret Lee

    Forensic Mental Health Professionals have entered the fray of child custody litigation in ways that could not have been predicted even a decade ago. Traditionally engaged as neutral court appointed evaluators or mediators, or as treatment providers for children, parents or families, FMHPs are...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Police Responses to People with Mental Illnesses

    Global Challenges

    Edited by Duncan Chappell

    Series: Police Practice and Research

    According to the World Health Organisation during their lifetime more than one quarter of all individuals will develop one or more mental or behavioural disorders. Given prevalence data like this it is not surprising that wherever they reside on the planet many persons suffering from a mental...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Talking Back to Psychiatry

    The Psychiatric Consumer/Survivor/Ex-Patient Movement

    By Linda J. Morrison

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    Linda Morrison brings the voices and issues of a little-known, complex social movement to the attention of sociologists, mental health professionals, and the general public. The members of this social movement work to gain voice for their own experience, to raise consciousness of injustice and...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Stress, Trauma and Substance Use

    Edited by Brian E Bride, Samuel A MacMaster

    The editors of Stress, Trauma, and Substance Use have gathered a collection of innovative chapters written by cutting edge researchers that depict both the breadth of the relationships between stress, trauma, and substance use, as well as how closely these phenomena are all too often linked....

    Published February 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Sociology and Health

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Morrall, Peter Morrall

    This lively, introductory text provides students and health practitioners with the foundations of a sociological understanding of health issues. Written for anyone who is interested in health and disease in contemporary global society, this book engages the reader to act upon their occupational and...

    Published February 16th 2009 by Routledge