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Mental Health in Mental Retardation By Edited by Nick Bouras (Guy's Hospital, London)

Mental Health in Mental Retardation
by Edited by Nick Bouras (Guy's Hospital, London)

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'Practitioners in learning disability are recommended to read this book, which provides not only a broad perspective on the subject but also considerable practical help and advice as well.' British Medical Journal
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Mental Health in Mental Retardation: Recent Advances and Practices by Edited by Nick Bouras (Guy's Hospital, London)

Recent progress of community care initiatives around the world highlight the problems posed in dual diagnosis and treatment of mental retardation with mental illness. This multidisciplinary team of professionals offer their perspectives on a wide range of current aspects in this field. Key issues in aetiology, assessment, and treatment are all addressed from an international perspective including studies of various forms of retardation and their links with a high incidence of mental illness. A uniquely authoritative work which is sure to be welcomed by mental retardation and mental health professionals alike.

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'... a very useful book, covering issues related to mental health in the broadest sense ... a must-have.' David Clarke, British Journal of Learning Disabilities
'Practitioners in learning disability are recommended to read this book, which provides not only a broad perspective on the subject but also considerable practical help and advice as well.' British Medical Journal

Table of Contents


Part I. Overview and the Nature of the Issues: 1. Mental illness and mental retardation: history and concepts G. E. Berrios; 2. Mental retardation and mental health: concepts, aetiology and incidence L. Szymanski; 3. Psychosocial development of children and adolescents with mild mental retardation A. Levitas and S. F. Gilson; 4. Psychological process: the inner world of people with mental retardation J. Bicknell; 5. Tomorrow's research C. Kiernan; Part II. Assessment and Diagnosis: 6. Psychopathology in mental retardation S. Reiss; 7. Psychiatric disorders in mental retardation W. Fraser and M. Nolan; 8. Diagnosis of psychiatric disorders in persons with mental retardation S. A. Weisblatt; 9. Adolescents with mental retardation and psychiatric disorders P. Kymissis and L. Leven; 10. The autistic continuum L. Wing; 11. Challenging behaviour G. Holt; Part III. Special Issues: 12. The Fragile X syndrome J. Turk, R. J. Hagerman, A. Barnicoat and J. McEvoy; 13. Down's syndrome and Alzheimer's disease A. J. Holland; 14. Sexuality: towards a more balanced view H. Brown and V. Turk; Part IV. Treatment Methods: 15. Pharmacotherapy in mental retardation H. F. Crabbe; 16. Use of behavioural therapies to enhance personal competency: a multimodal diagnostic and intervention model W. I. Gardner and J. L. Graeber; 17. Anger management training: a self-control programme for persons with mild mental retardation B. A. Benson; 18. Individual, group and family psychotherapy S. Hollins, V. Sinason and S. Thompson; 19. A modality for treating aggressive behaviours and sexual disorders in people with mental retardation D. Cox-Lindenbaum and L. Lindenbaum; 20. The phenomena of playing within the process of sandplay therapy N. T. Baum; Part V. Service Systems: 21. Psychiatric services in mental retardation: generic or specialised provision? K. Day; 22. Community psychiatric services for people with mental retardation N. Bouras, D. Brooks and K. Drummond; 23. Integrated employment and vocational services for youth and adults with disabilities in the United States J. R. Johnson and F. R. Rusch; 24. Quality assurance for adults with mental retardation and mental health needs S. Gravestock; 25. The challenge of providing high quality services J. Mansell; Part VI. International Perspectives: 26. Services for people with dual diagnosis in the USA F. J. Menolascino; 27. Developing services in Canada: Ontario vignettes A. Puddephatt and S. Sussman; 28. The prevention and management of seriously disruptive behaviour in Australia T. Attwood and R. Joachim; 29. The European scene A. Dosen; 30. Availability and gratification of services in Japan A. Takahashi; 31. Strengths and difficulties in developing countries: the case of Zimbabwe J. Piachaud.

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GOR004683645
Mental Health in Mental Retardation: Recent Advances and Practices by Edited by Nick Bouras (Guy's Hospital, London)
Edited by Nick Bouras (Guy's Hospital, London)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
1995-08-24
416
0521556295
9780521556293
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