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Mental health. Mental illness prevention

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  • Clifford W. Beersby Norman Dain

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1980; US$ 28.95

    A compelling biography of Clifford W. Beers, whose lifelong battle against his own mental illness inspired him to become a champion for mental health. Beers went on to found the National Committee for Mental Hygiene (now the National Association for Mental Health), among other organizations. more...

  • Dollars, DALYs and Decisions - Economic Aspects of the Mental Health System by D. Chilsholm; S. Saxena; M. Van Ommeren

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 18.00

    The widening recognition of mental health as a significant international public health issue has led to an increasing need to demonstrate that investment of resources into service development is both required and also worthwhile. In particular, there is a need to generate evidence on mental health care strategies that are not only effective and appropriate... more...

  • Mental Health Policy, Plans and Programmesby World Health Organization

    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...

  • Advocacy for Mental Healthby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 20.00

    Mental health advocacy is a relatively new concept, developed with a view to reducing stigma and discrimination, and promoting the human rights of people with mental disorders. It consists of various actions aimed at changing the major structural and attitudinal barriers to achieving positive mental health outcomes in populations. This module draws... more...

  • Orqanization of Services for Mental Healthby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00

    Mental health services make it possible to deliver effective interventions. The way these services are organized has an important bearing on their effectiveness and the ultimate fulfilment of the aims and objectives of national mental health policies. This module begins with a description and analysis of the current forms of mental health service organisation... more...

  • Mental Health Contextby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00

    This introductory module describes the current global context of mental health. Beginning with an outline of the current burden of mental disorders, the module sets the stage by describing the historical background to the current situation and summarising recent developments in the understanding, treatment and care of people with mental disorders.... more...

  • Taking Over the Asylumby Marian Barnes

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2000; US$ 50.00

    This text discusses action amongst users/survivors of mental health services, and initiatives from within the mental health system to ''involve'' users. The authors explore how gender and ethnicity affect experiences of distress and responses to this. more...

  • Mental Health Policy And Practice Across Europeby Martin Knapp; David McDaid; Elias Mossialos; G.J. Thornicroft

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 57.00

    Maps the state of policy, service provision and funding for mental health care across Europe, taking into account the differing historical contexts that have shaped both the development and delivery of services. This book examines the legal rights of people with mental health problems. more...

  • Clinical Management in Mental Health Servicesby Chris Lloyd; Robert King; Frank Deane; Kevin Gournay

    Wiley 2009; US$ 88.99

    Clinical Management in Mental Health Services is a practical guide to the day to day operational management of mental health teams. It explores both the theoretical aspects of management plus strategies for dealing with the wide range of management issues faced by managers working in mental health. It looks at issues such as leading a multidisciplinary... more...

  • Recovery in Mental Healthby Michaela Amering; Margit Schmolke

    Wiley 2009; US$ 128.00

    Winner of Medical Journalists’ Association Specialist Readership Award 2010 Recovery is widely endorsed as a guiding principle of mental health policy. Recovery brings new rules for services, e.g. user involvement and person-centred care, as well as new tools for clinical collaborations, e.g. shared decision making and psychiatric advance... more...