Lyttle's Mental Health and Disorder

Author: Peter L. Thompson


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  • ISBN: 9780702024498
  • Author: Peter L. Thompson
  • Publ Date: 2000-08-21
  • Edition: 3R
  • Pages: 632
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 6767

Table of Contents :

Introduction to the 3e Section 1: Understanding Mental Health, Disorder and Illness. A Common Language Of Classification And Understanding. The Nature of Health and the Effects of Disorder. Affect and Emotion. Behaviour. Cognition. Mental Health Problems. Section 2; Interventions in Mental Health Practice. Mental Health Promotion. Cognitive Behavioural Interventions. An Introduction To Psychosocial Interventions.Social Skills Training. Biological Aspects Of Treatment And Intervention. Part 1 Aspects of Neurophysiology. Part 2 Schizophrenia. Part 3 Depression. Part 4 Dementia of Alzhemier's, Parkinson's and Huntington's Disease. Part 5 Seizures and Epilepsy. Spiritual Careand Mental Health Competence. Section 3: Challenges for Service Delivery. Developments In Mental Health Services. Social Inclusion. Antiracist Practice: Achieving Competency and Maintaining Professional Standards. Women And Mental Health Care Provision. Suicide And Deliberate Self-Harm. Developing A Supportive Service a Case Example. Drug Abuse And Mental Illness: Psychiatrys Next Challenge!. Quality Assurance In Counselling And Psychotherapy. Aggression Management. Triumvirate Nursing a Secure System for the Delivery of Nursing Care. Section 4: Issues for Practitioners. Practitioner Assessment Skills. Evidence-Based Practice And Clinical Effectiveness. Clinical Supervision In Mental Health Nursing. Lifelong Learning a Neverending Journey of Development?. The LawRelating to Mental Health and Disorder


The chapters in this third edition illustrate the variety of views about the best way to address the predicament of people who have mental health problems and who are sometimes disabled by the response of society to these problems. They provide contemporary percpetions of experienced people committed to the development of knowledge and practice in psychiatric care.


"The editors set out to, and indeed do, provide a comprehensive guide for practtioners, to assist them in developing expertise and providing responsive mental health care ." "Stephanie Davis, RNMH, RMN, RGN, BSc [Hons], Nursing Studies, Sister, Accident and Emergency," Accident and Emergency Nursing, Vol 9 No 4, October 2001

Author Biography:

Peter L Thompson MD FRACP FACC MBA Cardiologist (formerly Director of Coronary Care at SCGH); Director of Research Development SCGH; Clinical Professor of Medicine & Population Health, UWA Peter L Thompson MD FRACP FACC MBA Cardiologist (Formerly Director of Coronary Care at SCGH), Director of Research Development SCGH, Clinical Professor of Medicine & Population Health, UWA


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