Vocational Impact of Psychiatric Disorders: A Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals / Edition 1

Vocational Impact of Psychiatric Disorders: A Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals / Edition 1

by Gary Fischler, Nan Booth, Nan Booth
     
 

ISBN-10: 083421251X

ISBN-13: 9780834212510

Pub. Date: 06/01/1999

Publisher: PRO-ED, Incorporated

"...Vocational Impact of Psychiatric Disorders: A Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals offers a well—written and concise review of mental health disorders that are commonly encountered in the workplace. The case—based style used by the authors adds significantly to the reader's understanding of the various psychiatric disorders and their propensity to

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"...Vocational Impact of Psychiatric Disorders: A Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals offers a well—written and concise review of mental health disorders that are commonly encountered in the workplace. The case—based style used by the authors adds significantly to the reader's understanding of the various psychiatric disorders and their propensity to impact work performance."——Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation (10:1)

This book is the first to provide accessible information about the most common psychiatric conditions encountered by vocational rehabilitation professionals. All information is based on conditions as described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) IV. Each chapter includes case studies or vignettes to illustrate symptomatology, rehabilitation counseling techniques, placement and training recommendations, and suggestions for reasonable workplace accommodations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834212510
Publisher:
PRO-ED, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: Psychiatric Disorders and Vocational Functioning * FEELING BAD* Mood Disorders * Anxiety Disorders * Somatoform Disorders * PROBLEMS GETTING ALONG * The "Odd" Cluster: Paranoid, Schizotypal, and Schizoid Personality Disorders * The "Dramatic" Cluster: Borderline, Antisocial, Histrionic, and Narcissistic Personality Disorders * The "Anxious" Cluster: Avoidant, Dependent, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorders * PROBLEMS WITH REALITY * Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders * Conclusions and Implications: The Role of Psychological Assessment * Appendix * References

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