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The Prevention of Mental Illness in Primary Care

The Prevention of Mental Illness in Primary Care

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P. Freeling, T. Kendrick, Q. Spender, P. Hill, T. Harris, D. Sharp, C. Murray Parkes, R. Corney, H. Kennerley, A. Tylee, T. Burns, F. Raphael, H. Williams, H. Ghodse, J. Curran, S. Hollins, S. Patel, J. Turk, E. Paykel, J. Scott, G. Strathdee, E. Kuipers, P. Seager
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  • Date Published: September 1996
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521470575

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  • Up to a third of patients obtaining primary care services are suffering from psychological problems and the primary health care team deals with the majority. In this volume, experts from a wide range of mental health care disciplines discuss issues ranging from primary prevention with identification of risk to early identification of problem symptoms and the effective management of long-term mental illness. With full reference to the current state of research, emphasis has been given to practical measures that can be readily utilized in the primary care setting. This handbook will serve as an invaluable resource for all those with interests in the protection and conservation of mental health.

    • Written by experts in a wide range of mental health disciplines
    • Practical guidelines fully supported by latest research evidence
    • Unique in addressing prevention issues in primary care
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    Awards

    • This book was highly commended in the Primary Care category of the British Medical Association Book Award

    Reviews & endorsements

    "The book...is an invaluable resource book for health care personnel in general practice. The goal to cover this vast territory without leaving anything untouched reminds me of Nietzsche's Zarathustra who attempted to accomplish the unaccomplishable." Mrs. Eydis Sveinbjarnardottir, RN, MS, Health Policy

    "While the book is likely to aid in early detection and intervention, it also demonstrates the crevasse created by mental illness in society." Kathryn J.Zerbe, MD Bulletin of Menninger Clinic

    "...this authoritative guide offers a wealthe of practical and research-based information for members of this specialty. The modest title belies a text packed with notable facts and tables to help primary care providers render primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of mental illness." Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic

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    • Date Published: September 1996
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521470575
    • length: 414 pages
    • dimensions: 255 x 179 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.857kg
    • contains: 11 b/w illus. 2 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction P. Freeling and T. Kendrick
    2. Primary prevention of childhood mental health problems Q. Spender and P. Hill
    3. Primary prevention: assessing the relevance of life-events and difficulties among primary care attenders T. Harris
    4. The prevention of postnatal depression D. Sharp
    5. Bereavement C. Murray Parkes
    6. The role of counselling R. Corney
    7. The prevention of anxiety disorders H. Kennerley
    8. Secondary prevention of childhood mental health problems P. Hill and Q. Spender
    9. The secondary prevention of depression A.Tylee
    10. Early detection of psychosis in primary care T. Burns
    11. The prevention of eating disorders F. Raphael
    12. The prevention of alcohol and drug misuse H. Williams and H. Ghodse
    13. The prevention of mental illness in learning disability J. Curran and S. Hollins
    14. Preventing mental illness amongst people in ethnic minorities S. Patel
    15. Tertiary prevention of childhood mental health problems J. Turk
    16. Tertiary prevention: longer-term drug treatment in depression E. Paykel
    17. Tertiary prevention in depression: cognitive therapy and other psychological treatments J. Scott
    18. The regular review of patients with schizophrenia in primary care G. Strathdee and T. Kendrick
    19. The prevention of social disability in schizophrenia E. Kuipers
    20. Organising continuing care of the long-term mentally ill in general practice T. Kendrick
    21. The prevention of suicide P. Seager.

  • Editors

    Tony Kendrick, St George's Hospital, London

    Andre Tylee, St George's Hospital, London

    Paul Freeling, St George's Hospital, London

    Foreword

    D. P. B. Goldberg

    Contributors

    P. Freeling, T. Kendrick, Q. Spender, P. Hill, T. Harris, D. Sharp, C. Murray Parkes, R. Corney, H. Kennerley, A. Tylee, T. Burns, F. Raphael, H. Williams, H. Ghodse, J. Curran, S. Hollins, S. Patel, J. Turk, E. Paykel, J. Scott, G. Strathdee, E. Kuipers, P. Seager

    Awards

    • This book was highly commended in the Primary Care category of the British Medical Association Book Award

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