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Outreach in community mental health care : a manual for practitioners / Tom Burns, Mike Firn.

Burns, Tom, 1946- (author.). Firn, Mike, (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780198754237
  • ISBN: 019875423X
  • Physical Description: xiv, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
First edition published in 2002 with title: Assertive outreach in mental health : a manual for practitioners.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-371) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The evolution of community outreach -- Current context and aims -- Who is assertive outreach for? Referrals and discharges -- Model variance and model fidelity : the lessons from ACT -- Key working versus the whole-team approach -- Access : office hours, shifts, or 24/7 availability?-- The role of medication -- Compulsion and freedom -- Cultural sensitivity -- Engagement -- Medication compliance -- Hostility -- Suicidality -- Self-neglect -- Schizophrenia and delusional disorders -- Bipolar affective disorder -- Personality problems and disorders -- Depression, anxiety, and situational disorders -- Substance misuse/dual diagnosis -- Finance and appointeeship -- Housing and homelessness -- Physical health care -- Employment -- Daily living skills -- Psychosocial interventions with families, carers, and patients -- Operational and team management -- Training -- Service planning -- Research and development.
Subject: Mentally ill > Services for > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Community mental health services > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Chronically ill > Services for > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Community Mental Health Services.
Mental Disorders > therapy.
United Kingdom.

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