Encyclopedia of Mental Health

Editor: Friedman, Howard S.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology

Single-User Purchase Price: $1770.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $2655.00
ISBN: 978-1-78539-680-9
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 548
Book Status: Available
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Completely revised and updated, this new edition tackles the subject of mental health, arguably one of the biggest issues facing modern society. The four-volume set presents a comprehensive overview of the many genetic, neurological, social, and psychological factors that affect mental health, also describing the impact of mental health on the individual and society, and illustrating the factors that aid positive mental health.

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Table of Contents

  • Editor-in-Chief
  • Section Editors
  • Foreword
  • A
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Depression and Anxiety
  • Adolescence
  • Adult Lifespan Development and Optimal Mental Health
  • Adult Victims of Intimate Partner Violence: Mental Health Implications and Interventions
  • Age and Emotion
  • Aggression
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Alexithymia
  • Altruism
  • Alzheimer's Disease: An Overview
  • Anger, Hostility, and Anger Management
  • Animal-Assisted Interventions: Entering a Crossroads of Explaining an Instinctive Bond under the Scrutiny of Scientific Inquiry
  • Anxiety, Panic, and Phobias
  • Aphasia, Alexia, and Agraphia
  • Applied Behavioral Economics and Mental Health
  • Associations between Parenting and Mental Health
  • Attachment
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Awe and the Natural Environment
  • B
  • Behavioral Addiction
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Behavioral Health Service Delivery, Managed Care, and Accountable Care Organizations
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Bereavement and Grief
  • Biofeedback and Neurofeedback
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Body Image and Mental Health
  • Body Rhythms/Biological Clocks
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • ‘Brainwashing’ and Mental Health
  • Bullying
  • Burnout
  • C
  • Cancer and Mental Health
  • Caregiving
  • Charisma
  • Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
  • Childhood Disintegrative Disorder
  • Childhood Stress
  • Child Maltreatment
  • Children and Adolescents: Television, Computers, and Media Viewing
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Biopsychosocial Perspective
  • Chronic Illness and Mental Health
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Substance Use Disorders
  • Cognitive Development
  • Communication Disorders
  • Conduct Disorders
  • Conjoint Therapy for Individual Psychopathology
  • Constructive Management and Resolution of Conflict
  • Coping
  • Correctional Mental Health
  • Cosmetic Surgical and Minimally Invasive Treatments
  • Couple Therapy
  • Criminality
  • Crowding
  • Cults and Mental Health
  • Culture and Mental Health
  • Custody (Child)
  • D
  • Death and Dying
  • Decision-Making and Cognitive Biases
  • Defense Mechanisms
  • Demography of Mental Health
  • Depression
  • Diagnosis and Classification
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Dieting
  • Disability and Mental Health
  • Disorders of Impulse Control
  • Disorders of Negative Affect
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Divorce and Parental Separation
  • Dreaming
  • E
  • Eating Disorders
  • Elder Abuse
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy and Neurosurgery
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Empathy
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Enuresis and Encopresis
  • Ethical Issues and Professional Standards in Psychotherapy
  • Ethics of Mental Health Research
  • Ethnic Minority Mental Health Strengths in the United States
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Evolution and Mental Health
  • Exercise, Physical Activity, and Mental Health
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Exposure Therapy for Anxiety Disorders
  • Exposure Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Expressive Therapies: Music, Art, and Sandplay
  • Expressive Writing
  • Extended Family and Mental Health
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • F
  • Factitious Disorder, Munchausen Syndrome, Munchausen by Proxy, and Malingering
  • Family Therapy
  • Feminist Psychotherapy
  • Food, Nutrition, and Mental Health
  • Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry
  • The Science of Forgiveness: Examining the Influence of Forgiveness on Mental Health
  • Foster Care
  • G
  • Gender Differences and Similarities in Mental Health
  • Genius and Creativity
  • Gratitude
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • H
  • Happiness and Subjective Well-Being
  • Hardiness Enhances Effectiveness and Fulfillment
  • Health Beliefs and Patient Adherence to Treatment
  • (Healthy) Human Sexuality
  • Heritability and Differential Susceptibility (to Mental Disorders)
  • Heroism and Mental Health
  • Hoarding
  • Homelessness and Mental Health: A Research Perspective
  • Hope
  • Humanistic Psychotherapy
  • Human Psychoneuroimmunology
  • Humor and Mental Health
  • Hypertension
  • Hypnosis
  • I
  • Immigration and Mental Health
  • Infertility
  • Integrative Medicine in Mental Health
  • Integrative Psychotherapy
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Intelligence and Mental Health
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Intrinsic Motivation and Goals
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Abdominal Pain in Childhood
  • J
  • Jungian and Adlerian Therapy
  • L
  • Leadership
  • Learning Disorders and Dyslexia
  • Learning from the Past to Understand the Origins of Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues
  • Love and Intimacy
  • M
  • Major and Mild Neurocognitive Disorders
  • Marijuana: Medical Applications, Recreational Use and Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Marriage, Romantic Relationships, and Health
  • Medical Regimen Adherence
  • Menopause and Mental Health
  • Men's Mental Health and Masculinities
  • Menstruation
  • Mental Health and Aging
  • Mental Health, Autonomy, and the Law
  • Mental Health in Developmental Disabilities
  • Mental Health, Medical Illness, and Treatment with a Focus on Depression and Anxiety
  • Mental Health Services in Primary Care Settings
  • Mental Institutions: Legal Issues and Commitments
  • Midlife and Mental Health
  • Military Mental Health and Combat Deployments
  • Mindfulness
  • Mindfulness Approaches to Psychological Disorders
  • Morality and Mental Health
  • Multicultural Therapy
  • Multiple Sclerosis and Other Demyelinating Disorders
  • Myth of Mental Illness
  • N
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Neuroinflammation in Psychopathology
  • Neuropeptides in Mental Health: CRF, AVP, and OXT
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Nonparental Child Care (Daycare)
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • O
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder
  • Optimism, Motivation, and Mental Health
  • P
  • Paranoia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peace and Reconciliation
  • Personality and Personality Development
  • Personality Assessment
  • Personality Disorders
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Illusions
  • Positive Psychology
  • Postpartum Adjustment and Maladjustment
  • Posttraumatic Growth
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Poverty and Mental Health
  • Pregnancy and Prenatal Stress
  • Procrastination
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychopathy
  • Psychophysiology of Mental Health
  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy Effectiveness
  • Pubertal Timing and Its Developmental Significance for Mental Health and Adjustment
  • R
  • Racism and Mental Health
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Religion, Spirituality, and Mental Health
  • Resilience
  • Responses to Natural Disasters
  • Retirement
  • Risk of Malpractice in Psychology
  • S
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Disclosure
  • Self-Efficacy
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Fulfilling Prophecies
  • Self-Healing Personalities
  • Self-Help and Mutual-Aid Groups for People with Mental Health, Addiction, and Other Behavioral Health Conditions
  • Self-Injury (Non-Suicidal)
  • Self-Regulation
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sexual Dysfunction: Assessment and Therapy
  • Sexual Dysfunctions
  • Shame and Guilt
  • Shyness
  • Siblings
  • Singles and Mental Health
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Contagion
  • Social Isolation and Loneliness
  • Social Media, Societal Changes, and Mental Health: You Can Live Online Wholesale
  • Social Neuropeptides and Behavior
  • Social Support and Mental Health
  • Socioeconomic Status
  • Somatic Symptom Disorder
  • Sport and Mental Health
  • Standards for Psychotherapy
  • Stereotyping
  • The Stigma of Mental Illness
  • Stress
  • Stress-Related Growth
  • Substance Abuse: Drugs
  • Suicide
  • Survivors of Mass Shooting Incidents: The Response of Mental Health
  • T
  • Telecommunications in Mental Health Services
  • Telehealth, Computer-, and Internet-Based Approaches to Treating Depression and Anxiety
  • Terrorism and Health
  • Tic Disorders and Tourette's
  • Tobacco, Nicotine, Health, and Mental Health
  • Toxins, Pollutants, and Mental Health
  • Transference and Countertransference
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Treating Prolonged Grief
  • U
  • Unconscious Mental Life
  • Unemployment and Mental Health
  • V
  • Video Games and Mental Health
  • Violent Media Effects: Theory and Evidence
  • Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy
  • W
  • Wisdom
  • Workplace Deviance
  • Workplace Health