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Title Good practice in adult mental health / edited by Tony Ryan and Jacki Pritchard.
Imprint London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004.
Edition First American paperback edition.

Series Good practice in social work ; 10
Good practice in social work ; 10.
Subject Mental health.
Mental illness -- Prevention.
Mentally ill -- Services for -- Great Britain.
Psychiatric social work -- Great Britain.
Mental Disorders.
Medical Staff -- psychology.
Mental Health Services.
Social Support.
United Kingdom.
Alt Name Ryan, Tony, 1958-
Pritchard, Jacki.
Description 1 online resource (352 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Edition First American paperback edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents What is mental health, illness, and recovery / Piers Allott -- Human rights and mental health law / David Hewitt -- The care programme approach / Lynn Agnew -- Interventions in mental health: promoting collaborative working and meaningful support / Simon Rippon -- Medication management / Jacquie White -- The role of primary care / Debbie Nixon, Tim Saunders -- Medical diagnosis of mental illness / Rob Poole -- Multidisciplinary team working and the roles of members / Karen Newbigging -- Supporting staff / Jane Gilbert -- From grassroots to statute: the mental health service user movement in England / Carey Bamber -- Mental health advocacy and empowerment in focus / Rick Henderson -- Personal experiences of mental health and illness -- Carer perspectives / Alison Pearsall, Lillian Yates -- Black and minority ethnic mental health / Melba Wilson [and others] -- Gender and mental health / Barbara Hatfield -- Substance misuse and mental health / Mark Holland, Vall Midson -- Towards no secrets: the use of multi-agency policies and procedures to protect mental health service users from abuse / Ruth Ingram -- Managing violence / Roy Butterworth.
Summary This text is a guide to good practice within adult mental health care, providing a comprehensive introduction to mental health and illness. It is designed to aid mental health professionals and workers, agencies, and any individuals coming in to contact with mental illness, in recognising a mental health need or problem and offering appropriate support. This is an essential introduction written by practitioners, and also draws from the personal experiences of service users and carers, providing up-to-date and topical material covering major issues such as: the concepts of mental health, illnes.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1423710258 (electronic bk.)
9781423710257 (electronic bk.)
184310217X (pbk.)
9781843102175 (pbk.)
OCLC # 60741841
Additional Format Print version: Good practice in adult mental health. 1st American pbk. ed. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004 184310217X (DLC) 2004005660 (OCoLC)54816897

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