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Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation
     

Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation

by Robert King, Chris Lloyd, Tom Meehan
 

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The Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation is designed as a clinical handbook for practitioners in the field of mental health. It recognises the wide-ranging impact of mental illness and its ramifications on daily life. The book promotes a recovery model of psychosocial rehabilitation and aims to empower clinicians to engage their clients in tailored

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The Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation is designed as a clinical handbook for practitioners in the field of mental health. It recognises the wide-ranging impact of mental illness and its ramifications on daily life. The book promotes a recovery model of psychosocial rehabilitation and aims to empower clinicians to engage their clients in tailored rehabilitation plans. The authors distil relevant evidence from the literature, but the focus is on the clinical setting. Coverage includes the service environment, assessment, maintaining recovery-focussed therapeutic relationships, the role of pharmacotherapy, intensive case management and vocational rehabilitation.

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"[P]ractical, clearly written, cleanly organised and obviously intended as a practitioner's guide and source book...chapters can be read independently or sequentially redeployed to suit the reader's predilections." Mental Health Practice“[A] valuable aspect of this book lies in its conceptualization of clients with severe mental illness … an excellent clinical guide to psychosocial rehabilitation.”
PsycCritiques

"I recommend buying this book to anyone who is interested in a recovery approach to psychosocial rehabilitation." British Journal of Occupational Therapy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118702536
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/20/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
232
File size:
1 MB

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"[P]ractical, clearly written, cleanly organised and obviously intended as a practitioner's guide and source book...chapters can be read independently or sequentially redeployed to suit the reader's predilections." Mental Health Practice“[A] valuable aspect of this book lies in its conceptualization of clients with severe mental illness … an excellent clinical guide to psychosocial rehabilitation.”
PsycCritiques

"I recommend buying this book to anyone who is interested in a recovery approach to psychosocial rehabilitation." British Journal of Occupational Therapy

Meet the Author

Robert King leads a multidisciplinary Graduate Mental Health programme and Chris Lloyd is Senior Lecturer for the Division of Occupational Therapy, both at the University of Queensland, Australia. Tom Meehan is also affiliated with the University of Queensland and heads a Research Unit at The Park, Centre for Mental Health in Brisbane.

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