The Palgrave Handbook of Adult Mental Health

Editor/Author O'Reilly, Michelle and Lester, Jessica Nina
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $240.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $360.00
ISBN: 978-1-349-69789-2
Category: Psychology
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This Handbook gathers together empirical and theoretical chapters from leading scholars and clinicians to examine the broad issue of adult mental health. The contributors draw upon data from a variety of contexts to illustrate the multiple ways in which language as action can assist us in better understanding the discursive practices that surround adult mental health.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Contributors
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction: The Social Construction of Normality and Pathology - Michelle O'Reilly and Jessica Nina Lester
  • Part I Reconceptualising Mental Health and Illness
  • 1 The History and Landscape of Conversation and Discourse Analysis - Jessica Nina Lester and Michelle O'Reilly
  • 2 Using Discourse and Conversation Analysis to Study Clinical Practice in Adult Mental Health - Nikki Kiyimba
  • 3 The Research Interview in Adult Mental Health: Problems and Possibilities for Discourse Studies - Julie Hepworth and Chris McVittie
  • 4 Inclusive Conversation Analysis with Disabled People - Val Williams, Marcus Jepson, Lisa Ponting, and Kerrie Ford
  • 5 The Discursive Construction of Drug Realities: Discourses on Drugs, Users, and Drug-Related Practices - Benno Herzog
  • 6 The Construction of Adult ADHD: Anna's Story - Alison Davies and Mary Horton-Salway
  • 7 Using Discourse Analysis to Investigate How Bipolar Disorder Is Constructed as an Object - Lynere Wilson and Marie Crowe
  • 8 Discourses of Autism on Film: An Analysis of Memorable Images that Create Definition - Andrea Garner, Valerie Harwood, and Sandra C. Jones
  • 9 Abuse Victims and High-Profile Offenders: A Discourse Analysis of Victim Construction and Adult Mental Health - Naima Fowlis, Michelle O'Reilly, and Mary Farrelly
  • Part II Naming, Labelling, and Diagnosing
  • 10 Diagnosing as an Interactional Achievement in Psychiatric Interviews - Carles Roca-Cuberes
  • 11 Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures: How Doctors Use Medical Labels when They Communicate and Explain the Diagnosis - Chiara M. Monzoni and Markus Reuber
  • 12 The Process of Social Labelling of Mental Illness: An Analysis of Family Conversations - Milena Silva Lisboa and Mary Jane Paris Spink
  • 13 Making Mental Disorders Visible: Proto-Morality as Diagnostic Resource in Psychiatric Exploration - Jörg R. Bergmann
  • 14 The Role of Self-Disclosure in the Social Construction of Understandings of Alcoholism and Mental Health within Talk between Members of Alcoholics Anonymous - Matthew S. Thatcher
  • 15 ‘But How Often Does This Happen?’: Problem Reducing Responses by Coaches in Email Counselling - Joyce Lamerichs and Wyke Stommel
  • 16 Does ana = Anorexia? Online Interaction and the Construction of New Discursive Objects - David C. Giles
  • Part III The Discursive Practice of Psychiatry
  • 17 Exploring the Heterogeneity of ‘Schizophrenic Speech’ - Lisa Mikesell and Elizabeth Bromley
  • 18 Mental Health Treatment Planning: A Dis/Empowering Process - Michael A. Mancini
  • 19 Team Work in Action: Building Grounds for Psychiatric Medication Decisions in Assertive Community Treatment - Beth Angell and Galina B. Bolden
  • 20 ‘Good’ Communication in Schizophrenia: A Conversation Analytic Definition - Laura Thompson and Rose McCabe
  • 21 ‘Talk about Trouble’: Practitioner Discourses on Service Users Who Are Judged to Be Resisting, Contesting, or Evading Treatment - Mike Hazelton and Rachel Rossiter
  • 22 Conversation with an Adult with Features of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Secure Forensic Care - Sushie Dobbinson
  • 23 A Critical Discursive Perspective on Psychiatric Hospitals - Claire Bone and Nichola Marchant
  • Part IV Therapy and Interventions
  • 24 Discursive Awareness and Resourcefulness: Bringing Discursive Researchers into Closer Dialogue with Discursive Therapists? - Tom Strong
  • 25 Therapeutic Practice as Social Construction - Kenneth J. Gergen and Ottar Ness
  • 26 The Value of Using Discourse and Conversation Analysis as Evidence to Inform Practice in Counselling and Therapeutic Interactions - Nikki Kiyimba and Michelle O'Reilly
  • 27 Interactional Practices of Psychotherapy - Liisa Voutilainen and Anssi Peräkylä
  • 28 Finding the Middle Ground between Therapist-Centred and Client-Centred Metaphor Research in Psychotherapy - Dennis Tay
  • 29 Storytelling, Depression, and Psychotherapy - Peter Muntigl
  • 30 Using Discourse Analysis to Develop Understanding of Suicide Risk Assessment - Ric Bowl and Andrew Reeves
  • 31 Communicative Practices in Staff Support of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities - Charles Antaki, W. M. L. Finlay, Chris Walton, and Joe Sempik
  • 32 Discovering Mental Ill Health: ‘Problem-Solving’ in an English Magistrates’ Court - Timothy Auburn, Cordet Smart, Gisella Hanley Santos, Jill Annison, and Daniel Gilling
  • 33 Discourses of Abuse and Recovery: Talking about Domestic Violence and Its Implications for Therapy - Henderikus J. Stam, Michaela Zverina, H. Lorraine Radtke, and Robbie Babins-Wagner
  • 34 When Assistance Is Not Given: Disaffiliative Responses to Therapeutic Community Clients’ Implicit Requests - Marco Pino
  • Glossary