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Understanding Mental Health Care: Critical Issues in Practice
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Understanding Mental Health Care: Critical Issues in Practice



May 2018 | 184 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Practitioner-focused, essential reading for students of mental health, this dynamic book provides a critical overview of current issues in mental health practice. It offers concrete guidance on navigating and evaluating different approaches to mental health care, giving crucial space to approaches which put the service user at the heart of care provision and recovery.

Tackling the complex and challenging, Understanding Mental Health:

  • guides students through the landscape of mental health care through detailed case studies that situate practice and bring theory to life
  • provides a thorough introduction to critical issues through sign-posted chapter aims, concept summaries and activities.  
 
Chapter 1: Critical issues in mental health care
 
Chapter 2: Causes of Mental Distress
 
Chapter 3: Psychiatric Diagnosis
 
Chapter 4: Psychiatric Drugs
 
Chapter 5: Psychological Therapies
 
Chapter 6: Service user-survivor involvement
 
Chapter 7: Recovery

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