I am Not Sick, I Don't Need Help!: How to Help Someone with Mental Illness Accept Treatment / Edition 3

I am Not Sick, I Don't Need Help!: How to Help Someone with Mental Illness Accept Treatment / Edition 3

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by Xavier Amador
     
 

In this updated edition of Dr. Amador's best selling book, you will learn why so many people with serious mental illness are in "denial" and refuse treatment.

Whether you are a family member, friend, or therapist, you will find hope in what the new research reveals and learn a step-by-step plan that shows you how to help someone with mental illness accept

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Overview

In this updated edition of Dr. Amador's best selling book, you will learn why so many people with serious mental illness are in "denial" and refuse treatment.

Whether you are a family member, friend, or therapist, you will find hope in what the new research reveals and learn a step-by-step plan that shows you how to help someone with mental illness accept treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780967718958
Publisher:
Vida Press
Publication date:
06/25/2010
Edition description:
10th Anniversary Edition
Pages:
253
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Preface to the 1st Edition xi

Preface to the New Edition xv

Introduction xvii

Part I The Truth about Denial of Illness 1

1 A Common Problem 3

2 Staying in the Game 12

3 The Root of the Problem: Anosognosia 21

Part II How to Help 37

4 The Right and Wrong Approach 38

5 Learning to LEAP 46

6 Listen 50

7 Empathize 79

8 Agree 89

9 Partner 99

Part III What Should Happen Next 107

10 Treatment 108

11 When to Force Treatment 115

12 How to Do It 125

13 Dealing with the Betrayal 137

14 The Surprise 145

Acknowledgments 149

Literature Cited 152

Research on Cognitive Therapy for Schizophrenia 156

Recommended Books 157

Resources 158

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