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Psychosocial Interventions for People with Schizophrenia By Neil Harris

Psychosocial Interventions for People with Schizophrenia by Neil Harris

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This title provides an overview and practical guidelines for helping people with schizophrenia using psychosocial interventions. It explains these interventions within the context of current theoretical understanding of the aetiology, presentation and prognosis of the illness.

Psychosocial Interventions for People with Schizophrenia Summary

Psychosocial Interventions for People with Schizophrenia: A Practical Guide for Mental Health Workers by Neil Harris

Mental health care for people experiencing schizophrenia has changed dramatically over the last twenty years. This book draws on the expertise of a group of experienced clinical practitioners to provide an up-to-date understanding of this condition, and a practical guide to implementing evidence-based psychosocial interventions for people with schizophrenia. Written in a clear and accessible format, this book
-covers the historical, social and political perspectives which give meaning to the current position of mental health care
-includes up-to-date interventions framed within the context of peoples lives
-describes how these interventions translate into specialist areas of practice
Using a variety of clinical examples, this text provides a clear overview of schizophrenia, and serves as a comprehensive, practical guide to the understanding, treatment and management of this mental condition.

Psychosocial Interventions for People with Schizophrenia Reviews

'It covers just about everything you might want to know about psychological interventions, from cognitive behavioral therapy to early warning signs to terapeutic employment, from the stress vulnerability model to the importance of clinical supervision...' - Tony Gillam, Mental Health Today

About Neil Harris

NEIL HARRIS has worked as a Clinical Nurse Specialist within Community Mental Health Teams, dedicated to people with serious mental illness since 1985.

STEVE WILLIAMS co-ordinates and leads the family intervention programme within the early psychosis service at Salford and Trafford.

TIM BRADSHAW currently works for COPE (Collaboration on Psychosocial Education) at the University of Manchester, where he is a programme director for the BSc (Hons) Psychosocial Interventions Course.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: WHAT IS SCHIZOPHRENIA Nature of Schizophrenia.- Hearing Voices Past and Present.- Policies and Politics.- SECTION 2: CLINICAL SKILLS Therapeutic Relationship.- Case Management.- Medication.- Anxiety and Depression in Schizophrenia.- Positive Symptoms.- Negative Symptoms.- Prodromal Signs.- Family Work.- SECTION 3: THE SUFFERER IN SOCIETY Social Issues.- Neighbourhood Networking.- SECTION 4: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS Dual Diagnosis.- Forensic Issues.- Psycho-social Interventions on Ward Settings.- SECTION 5: CHANGING SERVICES User Involvement.- Training and Clinical Supervision.

Additional information

GOR010868184
Psychosocial Interventions for People with Schizophrenia: A Practical Guide for Mental Health Workers by Neil Harris
Used - Like New
Paperback
Macmillan Education UK
2002-10-23
296
0333777395
9780333777398
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