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Welcome to your Recovery in Mental Health reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout your module.
Tidal Model by The Tidal Model represents a significant alternative to mainstream mental health theories, emphasising how those suffering from mental health problems can benefit from taking a more active role in their own treatment. Based on extensive research, The Tidal Model charts the development of this approach, outlining the theoretical basis of the model to illustrate the benefits of a holistic model of care which promotes self-management and recovery. Clinical examples are also employed to show how, by exploring rather than ignoring a client's narrative, practitioners can encourage the individual's greater involvement in the decisions affecting their assessment and treatment. The appendices guide the reader in developing their own assessment and care plans. The Tidal Model's comprehensive coverage of the theory and practice of this model will be of great use to a range of mental health professionals and those in training in the fields of mental health nursing, social work, psychotherapy, clinical psychology and occupational therapy.
Call Number: 616.89 BAR + eBook
Publication Date: 2005
Care Planning in Mental Health by Care planning and delivery are essential parts of everyday practice for all mental health practitioners. This new edition of Care Planning in Mental Health: Promoting Recovery moves away from a professionally-oriented model of care planning towards the active promotion of the personal narrative as being central to planning effective mental health care. It outlines essential concepts linked to the recovery process which is carried out in partnership with people with mental health problems and those closest to them.
Call Number: 616.89 HAL + eBook
Publication Date: 2013
Promoting Recovery in Mental Health Nursing by Promoting recovery from mental health problems is a guiding principle within modern mental health care. Working in partnership with service users, new practice techniques are being designed and delivered that can allow individuals to thrive within society and move towards a fulfilling life beyond their diagnosis. Recovery remains a broad and subjective term though and understanding what this means for your service users and how to implement recovery into your practice is an important challenge. Developed in partnership with Certitude - an influential charity providing support for people with mental health problems or learning disabilities - this book will answer all your questions about recovery in mental health nursing. It provides clear explanations and practical guidance that you can immediately bring into your work on placement.
Call Number: 616.890231 TRE + eBook
Publication Date: 2017
Voices of Experience by Voices of Experience contains a wide range of storieswritten by mental health survivors. The narratives illustrate howsurvivors have developed self-management techniques and strategiesfor living which, together, offer a guide to anybody strugglingwith 21st century life. Explores a wide variety of mental distress experiences,underpinned by many different explanations and beliefs Narrative has been central to the recovery approach and thisbook presents stories of recovery as well as an appraisal of theconcept Challenges simplistic explanations of recovery and offers acritical angle to our understanding of what it means to experiencemental health problems Offers guidance for mental health workers and professionalswithin the context of current mental health policies in the UK
Call Number: 616.89 BAS + eBook
Publication Date: 2010
Mental Health and Well-Being in Later Life by "There are many references and the book is meticulously researched. One of its main successes lies in reminding health professionals that the health and wellbeing of older people is a complex subject and should not be solely encapsulated in a medicalised framework of ill health with an invariable decline in mental acuity. factors contributing to mental health are explored, with reference to sociological and cultural theories, as well as links to policy and literature reviews." Cathe Gaskell, Nursing Standard (Volume 24, January 2010) "This book's main contribution ... is to say to us all there is no single solution, no magic bullet, no instant cure, for the discomforts and illnesses of older age, and that not all ageing is comfortable. But it also tells us that it is in our control to do something about much of this, that older people's mental well-being could be vastly improved, and that public policy, and private attitudes, need to change. I hope that it is as influential as it deserves to be." Taken from the foreword by Baroness Julia Neuberger, Former Chief Executive of the King's Fund and author of 'Not Dead Yet' Mental health issues amongst older adults are becoming ever more prevalent. This fascinating book looks broadly at the mental health and well being issues that affect adults in later life. Taking a holistic approach to mental health and mental health promotion, the book explores the debates around what is meant by mental health and mental illness and the wider social determinants of mental health. All chapters have a common thread running through them - each of which was identified as being a key theme for mental health and well-being by adults in later life. Among them are issues relating to: Gender Ethnicity Societal diversity Poverty Class Cultural differences A range of examples from the UK and other countries, along with insights gained from older people's own perspectives, are used to emphasise the evidence base for effective interventions to promote mental health. Case studies, vignettes and quotes demonstrate how social theory and principles of health promotion can be effectively applied to improve practice. Mental Health and Well Being in Later Life is key reading for those working or intending to work in public health, health promotion and health and social care professions, especially those who work with older people.
Call Number: 362.20425 CAT + eBook
Publication Date: 2009
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Acute Inpatient Mental Health Units by Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Acute Inpatient Mental Health Units presents innovative ways of delivering CBT within the inpatient setting and applying CBT principles to inform and enhance inpatient care. Maintaining staff morale and creating a culture of therapy in the acute inpatient unit is essential for a well-functioning institution. This book shows how this challenge can be addressed, along with introducing and evaluating an important advance in the practice of individual CBT for working with crisis, suited to inpatient work and crisis teams. The book covers a brief cross-diagnosis adaptation of CBT, employing arousal management and mindfulness, developed and evaluated by the editors. It features ways of supporting and developing the therapeutic role of inpatient staff through consultation and reflective practice. Chapters focus on topics such as: providing staff training working within psychiatric intensive care innovative psychological group work. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Acute Inpatient Mental Health Units will be essential reading for those trained, or those undergoing training in CBT as well as being of interest to a wider public of nurses, health care support workers, occupational therapists, medical staff and managers.
Call Number: 616.89142 CLA + eBooks
Publication Date: 2008
Recovery an Alien Concept by Extensively extended, revised and updated by Ron Coleman and edited by Eleanor Longden, with a new index and reference section. An exploration of the concept of recovery by Ron Coleman, including how he gave up being a "chronic schizophrenic" and went back to being Ron.
Call Number: 616.890092 COL
Publication Date: 2018
An introduction to family therapy : systemic theory and practice 4th ed. by The fourth edition of the bestselling An Introduction to Family Therapy provides an overview of the core concepts informing family therapy and systemic practice, covering the development of this innovative field from the 1950s to the present day.
The book considers both British and International perspectives and includes the latest developments in current practice, regulation and innovation, looking at these developments within a wider political, cultural and geographical context.
Call Number: 616.89156 DAL
Publication Date: 2015
Recovery in Mental Illness by In the early 20th century, when the course of serious illness was first described, scientists offered little hope of recovery for people diagnosed with illnesses like schizophrenia. They were told to expect only continuing psychotic symptoms and progressive dementia and were given no hope of working and living independently. Since then, research has suggested more positive outcomes. In this volume, aimed at clinicians and advocates for the seriously mentally ill, Ruth O. Ralph and Patrick W. Corrigan bring together the available data on the phenomenon of recovery and suggest that various degrees of recovery are more realistic than commonly thought. Recovery in Mental Illness: Broadening our Understanding of Wellness explores what recovery means from various perspectives, including sociological models as well as qualitative studies that incorporate mental health consumers' subjective experiences. The mental health professional seeking to better understand the nature of recovery as well as what interventions and services might enhance well being and quality of life, will find a rich and nuanced discussion of recovery as process, outcome, and natural occurrence, and an examination of
Call Number: 616.891 RAL
Publication Date: 2005
Partnering for Recovery in Mental Health by Partnering for Recovery in Mental Health is a practicalguide for conducting person and family-centered recovery planningwith individuals with serious mental illnesses and their families.It is derived from the authors? extensive experience inarticulating and implementing recovery-oriented practice and hasbeen tested with roughly 3,000 providers who work in the field aswell as with numerous post-graduate trainees in psychology, socialwork, nursing, and psychiatric rehabilitation. It has consistentlyreceived highly favorable evaluations from health careprofessionals as well as people in recovery from mentalillness. This guide represents a new clinical approach to the planning anddelivery of mental health care. It emerges from the mental healthrecovery movement, and has been developed in the process of theefforts to transform systems of care at the local, regional, andnational levels to a recovery orientation. It will be an extremelyuseful tool for planning care within the context of current healthcare reform efforts and increasingly useful in the future, assystems of care become more person-centered. Consistent with otherpatient-centered care planning approaches, this book adapts thisprocess specifically to meet the needs of persons with seriousmental illnesses and their families. Partnering for Recovery in Mental Health is an invaluableguide for any person involved directly or indirectly in theprovision, monitoring, evaluation, or use of community-based mentalhealth care.
Call Number: 616.891 SYM
Publication Date: 2014
Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care by The widespread use of nonconventional treatments, or complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and the increasing evidence supporting their therapeutic benefits call for a concerted scientific effort to integrate treatments that work into mainstream medicines. Answering that call is the groundbreaking Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care, a concise, practical reference that reviews the many CAM approaches used in North America and Europe to treat -- or self-treat -- mental health problems, and the history and rationale for a variety of CAM treatments, including the risks and benefits of their integration into mainstream mental health care. Two dozen contributors with both conventional and nonconventional expertise present current information about safe, effective mental health treatments -- including herbals and other natural products, stress management, homeopathy, Ayurveda, and traditional Chinese medicine -- that have not yet been fully examined or endorsed by the institutions of conventional biomedicine. This book: * Covers background issues, including conceptual and historical foundations, emerging ideas and trends, safety issues, potential drug interactions and adverse effects, and medical-legal issues pertaining to use of nonconventional treatments in mental health care.* Reviews the evidence and offers practical clinical guidelines for the most widely used nonconventional treatments. Twelve chapters cover specific nonconventional modalities or alternative professional systems of medicine currently used to treat mental illness, addressing historical uses of the specified modality, significant recent research findings, unresolved safety issues, and evidence supporting use of the specified approach in common psychiatric disorders, from major depressive and bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and generalized anxiety disorder to obsessive-compulsive disorder, dementia, and sleep and substance abuse disorders. Practical clinical applications of complementary and alternative approaches are discussed throughout the book.* Closes with three appendixes and a subject and author index. Appendix A ranks evidence for the various treatment modalities by major psychiatric disorder and is cross-referenced with the material in Part II. Appendix B lists important Web sites, textbooks, professional associations, and other resources. Appendix C contains a glossary of key terms used in complementary and alternative medicine. Written for both conventionally and nonconventionally trained mental health care professionals, Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care provides both an ideal reference for clinicians whose patients inquire about the uses of many CAM therapies and a critical, balanced review of the nonconventional modalities most widely used in Western countries to treat mental or emotional problems.
Call Number: 616.891 LAK
Publication Date: 2006
Mental Health and Later Life by The mental health needs of older people are all too often overlooked or put down to the inevitable consequences of ageing. This textbook will make it much easier for health, social care and third sector workers to identify, treat and support the needs of this population. The book takes an interdisciplinary team approach and sets the scene by looking at different practice contexts in the United Kingdom and the increasingly important role played by social care in addressing the mental health needs of older people. A number of more clinically focused chapters then cover: mental health promotion anxiety and depression ageing and psychosis alcohol and dual diagnosis dementia later life liaison services complex and enduring mood disorders. Each clinical chapter makes use of extended and detailed case studies which illuminate the team's role in the assessment-intervention-evaluation cycle and ensure the text's application to practice. Service user and family perspectives are drawn on throughout and current practice exemplars outlined. The final chapter distils key messages from the book and sets a number of key challenges. Mental Health and Later Life highlights the rewards and complexity of working with older people with mental health needs and their families. It is invaluable reading for all those learning about, or working with, this population.
Call Number: 618.97689 KEA + eBooks
Publication Date: 2010
Social Inclusion of People with Mental Illness by People with serious mental illness no longer spend years of their lives in psychiatric institutions. In developed countries, there has been a major shift in the focus of care from hospitals into the community. However, whilst it means those with mental illness are not confined, it does not guarantee they will be fully integrated into their communities. The barriers to full citizenship are partly due to the disabilities produced by their illnesses and partly by stigmatising and discriminatory attitudes of the public. This book analyses the causes of these barriers and suggests ways of dismantling them. The book is constructed in two parts: the first relates to social inclusion and the second to occupational inclusion. Throughout, the text is annotated with quotes from consumers, to illustrate their experience of the issues discussed. The innovations outlined are described in sufficient detail for the reader to implement them in their own practice.
Call Number: 362.20422 LEF
Publication Date: 2006
Mental Health, Race and Culture by This powerful text offers a unique analysis of the impact of race and culture on contemporary issues in mental health. Drawing on extensive international experience, Fernando challenges the traditional ideas that inform practice in clinical psychology and psychiatry in order to promote new and alternative ways of thinking. Covering both theoretical perspectives and practical implications, this insightful text discusses perceptions of ethnicity and identity, compares practices around the world and looks at racism in mental health services. This fully revised, expanded and updated edition of a seminal text offers students and practitioners alike a comprehensive and reliable study of both western and non-western psychiatry and mental health practices.
Call Number: 155.82 FER + eBooks
Publication Date: 2010
Mental Health Nursing by Do you want to know how to help people with mental health problems? This book introduces you to the core skills and essential knowledge you need to deliver high-quality care. Mental Health Nursing is a practical, values- and evidence-based resource which will guide and support you through your pre-registration mental health nursing programme and into your own practice. Dedicated chapters focus on the major mental health problems, and are clearly structured so that you can quickly and easily identify what you want learn about helping people with, for example, depression, anxiety, psychosis, or acute mental health problems. The most up-to-date theories, as well as mental health policies and law from all four countries of the UK, are explained accessibly by experienced lecturers and nurse practitioners who show you through real-life case scenarios how you can use your newly-acquired knowledge and skills to deliver high-quality care yourself. You will also be encouraged - through regular reflection and discussion points - to see things with a critical eye and to engage in and drive on the debates that make mental health nursing such an exciting field to be studying and working in. Set within a framework which emphasises and makes clear the core skills, values and knowledge-base you need to become capable mental health nurse, you will find this book a vital companion as you progress through your studies and onto helping people confidently in everyday life.
Call Number: 616.890231 PRY
Publication Date: 2011
Working with Ethnicity, Race and Culture in Mental Health by This is a book for practitioners - essentially a self-training book but also one that could be used as a source of knowledge in a complex and controversial field. The author knows about the realities at the grass roots, how NHS mental health care is currently set up, what types of approach are practicable and what are not and more than all that he understands what busy practitioners may look for in a book called a "handbook".' - Extract from the Foreword by Dr Suman Fernando This book enables front line practitioners to understand why it is important to consider the specific needs of people from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in mental health settings. It offers practical guidance on how practitioners can take positive steps to improve the quality of their work and their relationships with BME service users, and ultimately how to improve their outcomes. By advocating the practice of recognizing the individuality of each service user, this book provides practitioners with the tools and information they need to work fairly and effectively. Case examples of organisations that have achieved a quality of delivery that is valued by BME people are included, along with exercises that help practitioners to make links between theory and their individual practice. It is invaluable reading for all those working on the front line in mental health.
Call Number: 616.890089 SEW + eBook
Publication Date: 2008
Recovery by In this book the author charts the journey of recovery from severe and disabling mental health problems. The book's optimistic tone challenges the prevailing notion that recovery is an outcome open only to a minority. It describes the necessary transformation of mental health services into a recovery culture. At the heart of the book are five recovery stories which are a testament to the indomitable nature of the human spirit that enables us to rise above adversity. It is these themes that mental health professionals must engage with if they are to be guides and companions to people on their recovery journeys. Uses a model of recovery based on the 'hero's journey' Maps a clear pathway to recovery that can be used collaboratively by clients and mental health professionals In-depth exploration of recovery relationships and a recovery culture
Call Number: 616.89 WAT
Publication Date: 2007