Mental Health User Narratives: New Perspectives on Illness and Recovery / Edition 1

Mental Health User Narratives: New Perspectives on Illness and Recovery / Edition 1

by B. Cohen
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403945365

ISBN-13: 9781403945365

Pub. Date: 12/19/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Following extensive research in the UK, Bruce Cohen allows mental health users to tell their own stories (or 'narratives') of illness and recovery. Institutional and home treatment care is covered alongside controversial self-coping techniques such as drug-taking, spiritualism, alternative healing, sleep and watching television.

Overview

Following extensive research in the UK, Bruce Cohen allows mental health users to tell their own stories (or 'narratives') of illness and recovery. Institutional and home treatment care is covered alongside controversial self-coping techniques such as drug-taking, spiritualism, alternative healing, sleep and watching television.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403945365
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
12/19/2007
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
211
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables Preface Acknowledgments List of Acronyms Introduction Mental Illness and Psychiatry Narratives Crisis Intervention and Home Treatment Methods The User Narratives Descent into Illness and Psychiatric Intervention Recovery from Illness and Self-Coping Conclusion Appendices Bibliography Index

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