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Mental health. Mental illness prevention

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  • Preventing Mental Illness in Practiceby Dr Jennifer Newton; Jennifer Newton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    In this follow up to Preventing Mental Illness , Jennifer Newton describes real life examples of good practice in preventive mental health. Five areas covering the life span have been identified and promising strategies are described in detail: what is provided, how the target group is engaged, the resources required, management problems and evidence... more...

  • World Mental Health Casebookby Arthur Kleinman; Benedetto Saraceno

    Springer US 2007; US$ 129.00

    From the reviews: "This book is ? on mental health from a global perspective. ? the book provides a welcome break from the mainstream psychiatric literature in its effort to document mental health issues relevant to the vast majority of the world?s population living in low- and middle-income countries. ? I enjoyed reading this book ? . I recommend... more...

  • Preventive Counselingby Robert K. Conyne

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 50.00

    Preventive counseling is based on the concept that practitioners empower clients and systems more significantly when they embrace a "prevention orientation" to helping. This new edition of Preventive Counseling includes updated methods, approaches and a new section dedicated to prevention applications, providing readers with the "how-to" in designing,... more...

  • Quality of Life and Mental Health Servicesby Keith Bridges; Dr Peter Huxley; Peter Huxley; Hadi Mohamad; Joseph Oliver

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    This book is about the lives of patients, about the health and social care services provided to help them, and about ways of examining the impact these services make on them. Based on the authors' experience of using and developing a particular operational measure, the Lancashire Quality of Life Profile, which has been used successfully in many different... more...

  • Atención comunitaria a personas con trastornos psicóticosby JM Caldas de Almeida; Francisco Torres González

    Pan American Health Organization 2005; US$ 25.00

    Este libro presenta trece guías operativas, cuyo propósito es desarrollar programas de atención comunitaria a personas con trastornos psicóticos que puedan ser integrados a los planes nacionales de salud mental. more...

  • Becoming Ecologicalby James G. Kelly

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 51.99

    Emphasizes an ecological approach to mental health by focusing on the individual in the environment and the influences that shape and change behavior. This book brings together thirteen publications as well as four essays on issues in the field: the theory, research, practice, and education of community psychologists. more...

  • Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practiceby Anita Lightburn

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 74.99

    Providing information on clinical practice, this book includes 33 chapters written by expert social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists useful for clinicians making the transition to community-based work. It also contains examples from early intervention and development programs, school-based practice, and community mental health services. more...

  • Quality Improvement for Mental Healthby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00

    Quality determines whether services increase the likelihood of achieving desired mental health outcomes and whether they meet the current requirements of evidence-based practice. Quality is important in all mental health systems because good quality ensures that people with mental disorders receive the care they require and that their symptoms and... more...

  • Planning and Budgeting to Deliver Services for Mental Healthby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00

    The purpose of this module is to present a clear and rational planning model for assessing the needs of local populations for mental health care and planning services. The module includes detailed technical information to assist planners to assess their current mental health services, use epidemiological data to calculate the resources required for... more...

  • Human Resources and Training in Mental Healthby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 18.00

    This module provides a comprehensive approach to human resources and training for mental health in countries. It includes guidance on the development of a human resource policy for mental health that provides a coherent framework for workforce development. It outlines a systematic method to determine the number of personnel and the mix of competencies... more...