ABC of Mental Health

Editor: Davies, Teifion and Craig, Tom
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $58.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $88.43
ISBN: 978-0-7279-1639-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 8
Book Status: Available
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Providing clear practical advice on how to recognise, diagnose and manage mental disorders successfully and safely, with sections on selecting drugs and psychological treatments, and improving compliance, ABC of Mental Health also contains information on the major categories of mental health disorders, the mental health needs of vulnerable groups (such as the elderly, children, homeless and ethnic minorities) and the psychological treatments.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • List of Abbreviations
  • 1 Mental Health Assessment - Teifion Davies; Tom Craig
  • 2 Managing Distressed and Challenging Patients - Teifion Davies
  • 3 Mental Health Problems in Primary Care - Richard Byng; Jed Boardman
  • 4 Managing Mental Health Problems in the General Hospital - Amanda Ramirez; Allan House
  • 5 Mental Health Emergencies - Zerrin Atakan; David Taylor
  • 6 Mental Health Services - Rosalind Ramsay; Frank Holloway
  • 7 Anxiety - Stirling Moorey; Anthony S Hale
  • 8 Depression - Anthony S Hale; Teifion Davies
  • 9 Bipolar Disorders - Teifion Davies
  • 10 Schizophrenia - Trevor Turner
  • 11 Disorders of Personality - Martin Marlowe
  • 12 Psychosexual Problems - Dinesh Bhugra; James P Watson; Teifion Davies
  • 13 Addiction and Dependence: Illicit Drugs - Clare Gerada; Mark Ashworth
  • 14 Addiction and Dependence: Alcohol - Mark Ashworth; Clare Gerada; Yvonne Doyle
  • 15 Mental Health Problems in Old Age - Chris Ball
  • 16 Dementia - Chris Ball
  • 17 Mental Health Problems of Children and Adolescents - Emily Simonoff
  • 19 Mental Health in a Multiethnic Society - Simon Dein
  • 20 Mental Health on the Margins: Homelessness and Mental Disorder - Philip Timms; Adrian McLachlan
  • 21 Mental Health and the Law - Humphrey Needham-Bennett
  • 22 Drug Treatments in Mental Health - Soumitra R Pathare; Carol Paton
  • 23 Psychological Treatments - Suzanne Jolley; Phil Richardson
  • 24 Risk Management in Mental Health - Teifion Davies