Family Therapy and Mental Health: Innovations in Theory and Practice / Edition 1

Family Therapy and Mental Health: Innovations in Theory and Practice / Edition 1

by Malcolm M Macfarlane
     
 

ISBN-10: 0789015897

ISBN-13: 9780789015891

Pub. Date: 05/01/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Use these interventions and treatments to help people with mental health problems and their families!

Family Therapy and Mental Health: Innovations in Theory and Practice explores the application of family therapy approaches to the treatment of a variety of mental health problems. A variety of treatment modalities are used with patients and their families to

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Use these interventions and treatments to help people with mental health problems and their families!

Family Therapy and Mental Health: Innovations in Theory and Practice explores the application of family therapy approaches to the treatment of a variety of mental health problems. A variety of treatment modalities are used with patients and their families to address these problems, including family psychoeducational approaches, the McMaster Model, cognitive behavioral family therapy, brief therapy, and systemic and narrative approaches.

Each chapter of Family Therapy and Mental Health examines the gender and cultural issues that are relevant to the population and model it describes, and includes a case example. In addition, each chapter describes how the model is integrated with psychiatric services and examines the use of medication in each case. For complete contents, and to see our distinguished roster of contributors, please visit our Web site at http://www.haworthpress.com

This volume presents a variety of family therapy approaches to conditions that include:

  • schizophrenia
  • bipolar disorder
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • personality disorders
  • suicide
  • addictions

    There are also complete chapters describing family therapy approaches to special issues such as:

  • women and mental health
  • brain injury
  • aging
The text of Family Therapy and Mental Health: Innovations in Theory and Practice is written with a strong clinical focus and will be helpful and informative for frontline clinicians as well as students in graduate programs. The book's broad range, covering the mental health issues that clinicians typically encounter in the real world, ensures that they will find information they can use today and every day, and wisdom that students can carry with them through their careers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789015891
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Series:
Haworth Marriage and the Family Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
440
Sales rank:
1,071,002
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors
Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Family Therapy and Mental Health: Historical Overview and Current Perspectives3
Ch. 2The Partnership Model: Working with Families of People with Serious Mental Illness27
Ch. 3Family Treatment of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder57
Ch. 4Family Treatment of Depression and the McMaster Model of Family Functioning83
Ch. 5Family Therapy for Panic Disorder: A Cognitive-Behavioral Interpersonal Approach to Treatment109
Ch. 6Family Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder135
Ch. 7Systemic Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in a Rural Community Mental Health Center: An Integrative Approach155
Ch. 8The Psychoeducational Model and Case Management: The Role of Marital and Family Therapy in the Treatment of the Chronically Mentally Ill185
Ch. 9Family Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder Through Relationship Enhancement Therapy215
Ch. 10Treatment of Suicidal Clients and Their Families237
Ch. 11Family Therapy in Walk-In Mental Health Centers: The Eastside Family Center261
Ch. 12Behavioral Couples Therapy for Comorbid Substance Abuse and Psychiatric Problems289
Ch. 13Family Therapy of Brain Injury: Basic Principles and Innovative Strategies311
Ch. 14Women and Mental Health: A Feminist Family Systems Approach331
Ch. 15Family Therapy and Issues of Aging361
Index389

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