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Lyttle's Mental Health and Disorder


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Introduction to the 3e Section 1: Understanding Mental Health, Disorder and Illness. A Common Language Of Classification And Understanding. The Nature of Health and the Effects of Disorder. Affect and Emotion. Behaviour. Cognition. Mental Health Problems. Section 2; Interventions in Mental Health Practice. Mental Health Promotion. Cognitive Behavioural Interventions. An Introduction To Psychosocial Interventions.Social Skills Training. Biological Aspects Of Treatment And Intervention. Part 1 Aspects of Neurophysiology. Part 2 Schizophrenia. Part 3 Depression. Part 4 Dementia of Alzhemier's, Parkinson's and Huntington's Disease. Part 5 Seizures and Epilepsy. Spiritual Careand Mental Health Competence. Section 3: Challenges for Service Delivery. Developments In Mental Health Services. Social Inclusion. Antiracist Practice: Achieving Competency and Maintaining Professional Standards. Women And Mental Health Care Provision. Suicide And Deliberate Self-Harm. Developing A Supportive Service a Case Example. Drug Abuse And Mental Illness: Psychiatrys Next Challenge!. Quality Assurance In Counselling And Psychotherapy. Aggression Management. Triumvirate Nursing a Secure System for the Delivery of Nursing Care. Section 4: Issues for Practitioners. Practitioner Assessment Skills. Evidence-Based Practice And Clinical Effectiveness. Clinical Supervision In Mental Health Nursing. Lifelong Learning a Neverending Journey of Development?. The LawRelating to Mental Health and Disorder

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Peter L Thompson MD FRACP FACC MBACardiologist (formerly Director of Coronary Care at SCGH); Director of Research Development SCGH; Clinical Professor of Medicine & Population Health, UWAPeter L Thompson MD FRACP FACC MBA Cardiologist (Formerly Director of Coronary Care at SCGH), Director of Research Development SCGH, Clinical Professor of Medicine & Population Health, UWA


"The editors set out to, and indeed do, provide a comprehensive guide for practtioners, to assist them in developing expertise and providing responsive mental health care ." Stephanie Davis, RNMH, RMN, RGN, BSc [Hons], Nursing Studies, Sister, Accident and Emergency, Accident and Emergency Nursing, Vol 9 No 4, October 2001

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