Reference to care in a range of primary and secondary care settings is made throughout the book. Each chapter provides the reader with a clear and concise approach to health care, encouraging the reader to understand and delve deeper. Written by contributors who are experienced clinicians and academics with many years of clinical and academic experience in various health care settings, this text is based upon the principles of care, a foundation text that encourages the student to grow and develop.
Caring for Adults with Mental Health Problems is a practice–based handbook or manual that has a sound evidence basis, and one that will challenge and encourage the student to develop a questioning approach to care. The text is designed to be used as a reference book by a variety of readers in either the clinical setting, classroom or at home, in statutory or non–statutory surroundings.
1 Introduction 1Ian Peate and Sonya Chelvanayagam
2 History of Mental Health Care 7Stephen Cloudsdale
3 Mad, Bad or Just Different 15Alan Brownbill
4 Partnership Working in Mental Health Care 31Paul Illingworth
5 Promoting Mental Health 53Alan Brownbill and Sonya Chelvanayagam
6 Legal Matters 69Soo Lee
7 Anxiety Disorders 87Thomas Beary
8 Mood Disorders Including Self–harm and Suicide 103Stephen Cloudsdale
9 Eating Disorders 117Sonya Chelvanayagam
10 Dual Diagnosis: Substance Misuse and Mental Health Problems 131Sue Hahn
11 Schizophrenia and Schizophrenia–type Disorders 145Yvonne Mitchell
12 Personality Disorder 161Brian Thomson
13 Dementias 177Sue Hahn
14 Therapeutic Interventions 195Soo Lee, Angela Edmonds and Clare Hubbard