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  • 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...

  • Mental Health - Facing the Challenges, Building Solutionsby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 45.00

    This international book aims to bring to life the mental health dimension of health promotion. It describes the concepts relating to promotion of mental health, the emerging evidence for the effectiveness of interventions, and the public health policy and practice implications. The book includes evidence on the relationship between social and cultural... more...

  • Mental Health Atlas, 2005by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 45.00

    Mental Health Alas-2005 provides essential information on mental health for all 192 Member States of WHO. The information for each of these countries includes: General information, epidemiology, mental health policy, substance abuse policy, national mental health programme, national therapeutic drug policy/essential list of drugs, mental health legislation,... more...

  • Mental Health in America: A Reference Handbookby Donna Kemp

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 61.00

    Mental Health in America: A Reference Handbook examines the evolution of mental health policy in America from the almshouses of colonial times and the dawn of psychoanalysis in the early 1900s to the community mental health revolution in the 1960s and the insurance problems plaguing the field today. Addressing such conditions as Alzheimer's disease,... more...

  • Teaching Mental Healthby Theo Stickley; Thurstine Basset

    Wiley 2007; US$ 115.95 US$ 104.36

    Mental health service users and carers are increasingly involved in the planning and delivery of a mental health education that gives a "real-life" perspective to the practice of mental health care. Teaching and Learning about Mental Health is designed to teach and train new mental health workers, using an interdisciplinary approach. Divided into... more...

  • Migration und seelische Gesundheitby Hans-Jörg Assion

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 26.79

    Das vorliegende Buch uber Migration und seelische Gesundheit fasst Themen - ner wissenschafllichen Tagung zusammen, die unter dem Titel „mensch.mig- tion.mental health" im Mai 2003 im Ruhrcongress Bochum von der Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Ruhr-Universitat Bochum ausgerichtet wurde. Dabei kamen die Entwicklungen, Auswirkungen und... more...

  • Promoting Mental Health Internationallyby Leon Eisenberg; David Goldberg; Giovanni de Girolamo

    The Royal College of Psychiatrists 1999; US$ 48.00

    To mark the retirement of Dr Norman Sartorius in 1974 from his post as Director of the Division of Mental Health of the World Health Organisation, the editors (all long-standing advisors and collaborators with the WHO programme) have brought together contributions from a mixture of advisor, collaborators and WHO staff members. The chapters provide... more...

  • 40 Years of Academic Public Psychiatryby Selby Jacobs; Ezra Griffiths

    Wiley 2008; US$ 206.00 US$ 185.40

    Describes an outstanding training programme in public psychiatry developed by the Connecticut Mental Health Center A worthwhile and valuable contribution to the field that has no current equivalent in the market The book suggests a plan for the future of public sector psychiatry and serves as a model to centers throughout North America and further... more...