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- Wiley 2011; US$ 83.99
There are wide inconsistencies between, and even within, countries in how community-orientated care is defined and interpreted. The analysis presented in this book take as a starting point an evidence-based balanced care model in which services are provided in community settings close to the populations served, with hospital stays being reduced as... more...
- OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 70.00
The costs of mental ill-health for the individuals concerned, employers and society at large are enormous. Mental illness is responsible for a very significant loss of potential labour supply, high rates of unemployment, and a high incidence of sickness absence and reduced productivity at work. In particular, mental illness causes too many young people... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 18.42
Hauptbeschreibung Die Rolle der (Militär-)Psychiatrie im Krieg ist in den letzten Jahren in den Fokus gerückt. Bereits im Verlauf des Ersten Weltkriegs war ihre Bedeutung immens gestiegen. Vor diesem Hintergrund wird im vorliegenden Band die weitere Entwicklung der Psychiatrie vor, während und unmittelbar nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg in den Blick genommen.... more...
- World Health Organization 2011; US$ 48.00
Since the World Health Organization (WHO) was founded in 1948 the world haschanged dramatically and so too has its health. But while some scourges (e.g. smallpoxand polio) have subsided others have made a comeback (e.g. tuberculosis) andfrightening new diseases (e.g. Ebola and Marburg) have appeared. This book is primarily for young people especially... more...
Evaluating the Impact of Prevention and Early Intervention Activities on the Mental Health of California?s PopulationRAND Corporation 2012; US$ 9.95
This report describes development of a statewide framework for evaluating and monitoring the short- and long-term impact of prevention and early intervention funding for mental health services on the California population. It details the approach, the data sources, and the frameworks developed: an overall approach framework and outcome-specific frameworks. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Mental health promotion is an emerging field of interest to many health professionals. This book traces its history, defines it and distinguishes it from mental illness prevention. Mental health is viewed as a positive concept and seperate from mental illness and psychopathology. Based on original research, the conceptual analysis developed in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95
Across the world, cities are becoming larger, as populations drift from the country into urban areas. At the same time, the mentally ill are leaving the mental hospitals and new forms of care are being found in the community. The best ways in which services for the mentally ill can be organized in the community is still a matter for debate, and as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 265.00
Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...
- World Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00
An explicit mental health policy is an essential and powerful tool for a mental health section in a ministry of health. When properly formulated and implemented through plans and programmes, policy can have a significant impact on the mental health of populations. This module sets out practical steps for the development of policies, plans and programmes... more...