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- 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...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 98.00
The dynamic nature of mental health practice today is reflected in this informative and stimulating resource. The first section overviews societal and cost issues related to mental health problems. The contributors then focus on the expanding base of knowledge in the mental health field, such as that arising from neuroscientific and social research,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.00
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$ 47.95
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...
- Karnac Books 2014; US$ 25.95
This book presents cutting edge developments in Adult Mental Health through the presentation of creative and innovative applications of systemic theory to practice. The first section deconstructs the medical model with some of the current beliefs and practices shaping services whilst placing adult mental health in a wider social and political context.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00
Providing practical information for all prevention professionals, this helpful volume presents an in-depth look at the excellent program models and prevention efforts used in the state of Michigan. Contributors discuss pilot demonstrations and model developments to illustrate what a state can do to further prevention efforts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.00
This practical book describes computer programs designed specifically for mental health clinicians and their work. It examines a variety of computer resources and some of the latest developments in the field. Computer Applications in Mental Health provides examples of computer programs that have proved helpful in private practice and institutional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.00
This provocative volume offers an enlightening look at mental health consultation as a preventive service. To enhance the prospects of consultation being preventive, consultation is defined as an ecological enterprise. Although attention is given to outcomes, process is the key in this book. This beneficial volume presents ten valuable principles... more...