Trauma and Psychosis

Trauma and Psychosis

by Warren Larkin
     
 

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Trauma and Psychosis provides a valuable contribution to the current understanding of the possible relationships between the experience of trauma and the range of phenomena currently referred to as psychosis. Warren Larkin and Anthony P. Morrison bring together contributions from leading clinicians and researchers in a range of fields including clinical psychology,

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Trauma and Psychosis provides a valuable contribution to the current understanding of the possible relationships between the experience of trauma and the range of phenomena currently referred to as psychosis. Warren Larkin and Anthony P. Morrison bring together contributions from leading clinicians and researchers in a range of fields including clinical psychology, mental health nursing and psychiatry. The book is divided into three parts, providing comprehensive coverage of the relevant research and clinical applications. Part I: Research and Theoretical Perspectives provides the reader with a broad understanding of current and developing theoretical perspectives. Part II: Specific Populations examines the relationship between trauma and psychotic experiences in specific populations. Part III: From Theory to Therapy draws together current knowledge and investigates how it might be used to benefit individuals experiencing psychosis. This book will be invaluable for clinicians andresearchers interested in gaining a greater insight into the interaction between trauma and psychosis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583918203
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Warren Larkin is Lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist in a specialist early intervention service for young people who experience psychosis. He is also an Honorary Lecturer at Lancaster University and is engaged in an ongoing research programme examining the theme of trauma and psychosis.

Anthony P. Morrison is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Manchester and coordinates early intervention services for Bolton, Salford and Trafford Mental Health Trust. In addition, he has edited and authored several books on the subject of cognitive therapy for psychosis.

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