A Clinical Introduction to Psychosis: Foundations for Clinical Psychologists and Neuropsychologists takes an evidence-based approach that encourages a wider perspective on clinical practice, with chapters covering stigma and bias, the importance of social functioning, physical health, sleep, and more. A broad array of treatment modalities are discussed, including cognitive behavioral therapy, cognitive remediation, psychosocial interventions and trauma-informed therapies. The book also provides a concise overview of the latest advances regarding cognitive profiles in people with psychotic disorders, the developmental progression of cognitive abilities, and the clinical relevance of cognitive dysfunction.
In addition, the familiarizes readers with issues and controversies surrounding diagnostic classification, transdiagnostic expression and the dimensional assessment of symptoms in psychosis.
- Provides treatment and assessment methods for psychotic symptoms and disorders
- Looks at how psychosis develops and the impact of stigma on clinicians and clients
- Studies the links between trauma, PTSD and psychosis, as well as sleep and psychosis
- Covers digital technologies for treating and assessing psychosis
- Outlines strategies for treating visual and auditory hallucinations
THE BASICS 1. What is psychosis?
Part One: Lived experience perspectives Past, present and future - Clair de La Lune My Hidden Superpower - Evie Glasshouse
Part Two: Current conceptualisation of psychosis
Clinical and research perspectives Clara Humpston and Henry Jackson 2. Models of Schizophrenia. A Selective Review of Genetic, Neuropharmacological, Cognitive and Social Approaches Sohee Park and Megan Ichinose 3. Understanding the Impact of Mental Health Stigma and the Role of Clinicians as Allies Katherine Nieweglowski, Sang Qin, Deysi Paniagua, Patrick W. Corrigan 4. Culture and psychosis in clinical practice G. E. Jarvis, Srividya Iyer, Lisa Andermann and Kenneth Fung 5. The recovery model and psychosis Bethany Leonhardt, Jay Hamm and Paul Lysaker
ASSESSMENT 6. Symptom assessment and psychosis Rebecca Kelly, Christopher shoulder and Vaughan Bell 7. Negative symptoms and their assessment in schizophrenia and related disorders Jack Blanchard, LeeAnn Shan, Alexandria Andrea, Christina Savage, Ann M. Kring and Lauren Weittenhiller 8. Assessing social and non-social cognition in schizophrenia and related disorders Amy Pinkham and Johanna Badcock 9. Assessing social functioning across the life course in psychosis Helen Stain and Jone Bjornestad 10. Trauma, psychosis and post-traumatic stress disorder Amy Hardy, Irene van de Giessen and David P. G. van den Berg 11. Effectively Assessing Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Psychosis Jan Cosgrove, Elizabeth Klingaman and Philip Gehrman 12. Benefits, assessment and preferences of physical activity in psychosis. Shuichi Suetani and Joseph Firth 13. Screening and assessment of substance use in psychosis. Kim T. Mueser
LINKING ASSESSMENT TO TREATMENT 14. Clinical case formulation Katherine Berry, Gillian Haddock and Georgie Paulik
THERAPIES 15. Cognitive Behavioural Therapies for Psychosis Louise Johns, Louise Isham, and Rachel Manser 16. Third Wave CBT Interventions for Psychosis Lyn Ellett and Jessica Kingston 17. Cognitive remediation to improve functional outcome Alice Medalia and Alice Saperstein 18. Promoting psychosocial functioning and recovery in schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders Olga Santesteban, Simon Rice, Cesar Gonzalez Blanch and Mario Alvarez-Jimenez 19. Trauma informed therapies David P. G. van den Berg, Irene van de Giessen and Amy Hardy 20. Better sleep: Evidence-based interventions Felicity Waite and Bryony Sheaves 21. Get moving: physical activity and exercise for mental health Hamish Fibbins, Oscar Lederman, Simon Rosenbaum 22. Treating comorbid substance use and psychosis Amanda L. Baker, Alexandra M.J. Denham, Sonja Pohlman, and Kristen McCarter 23. A brief guide to medications for psychosis Anthony Harris 24. Get in early: Early intervention services for psychotic symptoms Jesse Gates and Eoin Killacky
NEW DIRECTIONS IN RESEARCH AND PRACTICE 25. Beyond belief: new approaches to the treatment of paranoia Philippa Garety, Thomas Ward, and Mar Rus-Calafell 26. Being a scientist-practitioner in the field of psychosis: Experiences from voices clinics Georgie Paulik, Neil Thomas, Evie Glasshouse, and Mark Hayward 27. The therapeutic use of digital technologies in psychosis Imogen Bell, Michelle Lim and Neil Thomas 28. Tracking language in real time in psychosis Terje B. Holmlund, Taylor L. Fedechko, Brita Elvevåg and Alex S. Cohen 29. Integrating lived experience perspectives into clinical practice Catherine van Zelst
Professor of Psychology, University of Western Australia. Dr. Badcock has been conducting clinical research on psychotic symptoms and disorders for over 25 years. Her research centers on unraveling the cognitive, social, and linguistic mechanisms involved in the symptoms of psychosis, especially auditory hallucinations. The author of over 80 papers and book chapters, she has mentored students in clinical and neuropsychology over many years and is currently the Research Director of Perth Voices Clinic.
Clinician-researcher and Clinical Director of Perth Voices Clinic, Western Australia. Dr. Paulik-White's research and clinical work centers on auditory hallucinations, early psychosis, and the prevention of illness in people at ultra-high-risk for psychosis. She provides training and supervision to postgraduate clinical psychology students in the delivery of psychological interventions for voices, as well as advanced training for mental health clinicians in this and related areas.