Interventions for Mental Health E-Book

Interventions for Mental Health E-Book, 1st Edition

An Evidence Based Approach for Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists

Interventions for Mental Health E-Book, 1st Edition,Tina Everett,Marie Donaghy,Sally Feaver,ISBN9780702038303

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This comprehensive resource provides detailed information on a variety of therapeutic interventions that are beneficial for patients with mental illness. Especially helpful for physiotherapists and occupational therapists, coverage includes physical activities and complementary therapies for those dealing with sexual abuse, self harm, eating disorders, chronic fatigue syndrome, substance abuse, and more.

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Key Features

  • Thoroughly revised and up-to-date with the Government's framework for mental health
  • Evidence-based approach
  • Chapters set in the context of clinical effectiveness
  • Emphasis on service delivery, team-work and partnership
  • Relates PT and OT techniques to specific areas within mental health, e.g. child psychiatry, sexual abuse, self-harm, eating disorders, substance misuse, forensic psychiatry, mental illness in old age, and chronic fatigue
  • Highlights interventions such as complementary therapies and physical activities
  • In-depth literature reviews of different treatments
  • Discusses motivation and adherence to treatment, social integration and challenging behaviour.
  • Tina Everett

    MSc, MCSP

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Head of physiotherapy services, Oxfordshire Mental Healthcare Trust, UK

    Marie Donaghy

    PhD, BA(Hons), FCSP, FHEA

    Edited books include Everett T., Donaghy M.E., Feaver, S 2003 Interventions in Mental Health: An evidence-based approach for Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists Oxford: Butterworth Heinemann. Donaghy M., Nicol M., Davidson K Cognitive Behavioural Interventions in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Edinburgh: Elsevier (in print to be published early 2008)

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Physiotherapy; Dean, School of Health Sciences, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh; Fellow of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy; Graduate member of the British Psychological Society; Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

    Sally Feaver

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Principal Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, School of Health Care (Occupational Therapy), Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK

    Interventions for Mental Health E-Book, 1st Edition

    PART 1 - Introduction: Working in Partnership; Models of mental illness; The nature of mental illness; Policy to action; Service evaluation; Users of the service; Working with carers; PART 2 - The physical self: Physical activity and mental health; Motivation and adherence to physical activity; Adoption of physical activity in hospital and community; Activity and social integration; Stress management; Challenging behaviour; Managing pain; Cognitive and behavioural strategies; Enabling occupation; PART 3 - Severe mental illness: Mental illness in children and adolescents; Activity and self-expression; Sexual abuse; Self harm; Eating disorders; Chronic fatigue syndrome; Substance misuse; Illicit drug misuse; Forensic psychiatry; Mental illness in old age; Returning to work
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