Therapeutic Communities for Psychosis: Philosophy, History and Clinical Practice [NOOK Book]

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Therapeutic Communities for Psychosis offers a uniquely global insight into the renewed interest in the use of therapeutic communities for the treatment of psychosis, as complementary to pharmacological treatment. Within this edited volume contributors from around the world look at the range of treatment programmes on offer in therapeutic communities for those suffering from psychosis.
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Therapeutic Communities for Psychosis: Philosophy, History and Clinical Practice

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Overview

Therapeutic Communities for Psychosis offers a uniquely global insight into the renewed interest in the use of therapeutic communities for the treatment of psychosis, as complementary to pharmacological treatment. Within this edited volume contributors from around the world look at the range of treatment programmes on offer in therapeutic communities for those suffering from psychosis.
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John Gale is CEO of Community Housing and Therapy, a mental health charity specialising in therapeutic communities. He is a board member of ISPS UK, and was development editor and deputy editor of the journal Therapeutic Communities.

Alba Realpe is the deputy manager at Mount Lodge, a therapeutic community in Eastbourne, run by Community Housing and Therapy.

Enrico Pedriali is a physician, clinical psychologist, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and consultant in mental health institutions. He is a group analyst and past President of the Italian Association of Therapeutic Communities.

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Table of Contents

Editors' biographies x

Editors and contributors xi

Foreword R.D. Hinshelwood xv

Preface xix

Acknowledgements xxii

Part 1 Historical background and philosophical context 1

1 A view of the evolution of therapeutic communities for people suffering from psychosis David Kennard 3

2 The American contribution to therapeutic community for people with psychosis and a reflection on current milieu treatment in the United States Julie Kipp 16

3 The decline and rediscovery of the therapeutic community Enrico Pedriali 28

4 Exegesis, truth and tradition: a hermeneutic approach to psychosis John Gale 38

5 Applying Bion's concept of psychotic personality to staff and patients Raman Kapur 52

6 When philosophy meets practice: setting up a Philadelphia Association community household Christina Moutsou 63

7 Psychosis and the community of the question: training therapists in therapeutic community Alistair Black 73

Part 2 Treatment settings and clinical models 91

8 The therapeutic community approach in forensic settings Sarah Davenport 93

9 The treatment of substance use and mental health problems in Bulgaria Peter Vassilev Teodora Groshkova Vassil Jenkov 100

10 Medication as a tool in therapeutic and rehabilitative programmes in communities for people suffering from schizophrenic disorders Jose Mannu Federica Soscia 114

11 Consent, accountability and the future of therapeutic communities in the light of accompanied self-rehabilitation: the chemical asylum and the right to be socially sanctioned Alberto Fergusson in Collaboration with Alba Realpe 126

12 An exploration of the term autonomy: attitudes and philosophy for a modern concept in mental health RaulGomez Beatriz Sanchez Espana 135

13 Holding structures in a crisis centre: an applied psychoanalytical model Tamar Schonfield Kannan Navaratnem 140

14 Psychological care in therapeutic communities Marcel Sassolas 153

15 Madness, persecution and transference Diego Nin Pratt 162

16 A community treatment programme for people in Krakow suffering from schizophrenia Andrzej Cechnicki Anna Bielanska 171

Part 3 Alternative therapies and extended applications 185

17 Surrealism, psychosis and the therapeutic community: a window onto the mental landscape Beatriz Sanchez Espana John Gale Maria Sanchez Suarez 187

18 The multifamily structured therapeutic community: reflections on the experience of the therapeutic community Tarsia, Italy Andrea Naracci 201

19 The Farm House, Farooqabad, Sheikhupura, Pakistan Haroon Rashid Chaudhry Saima Niaz Tahir Suleman 210

20 Drama therapy in a community treatment programme Anna Bielanska Andrzej Cechnicki 224

21 Psychodrama and the psychotic member Kleopatra Psarraki 230

22 New visions in the long-term outpatient therapy of psychosis: the therapeutic community within the community Andreas von Wallenberg Pachaly 241

23 Evidence for the effectiveness of therapeutic community treatment of the psychoses John Gale Beatriz Sanchez Espana 255

Index 266

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