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…  See more details below

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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

Preface
Introduction: Psychiatric Disorders and Vocational Functioning1
Pt. IFeeling Bad7
Ch. 1Mood Disorders9
Ch. 2Anxiety Disorders33
Ch. 3Somatoform Disorders67
Pt. IIProblems Getting Along79
Ch. 4The "Odd" Cluster: Paranoid, Schizotypal, and Schizoid Personality Disorders81
Ch. 5The "Dramatic" Cluster: Borderline, Antisocial, Histrionic, and Narcissistic Personality Disorders119
Ch. 6The "Anxious" Cluster: Avoidant, Dependent, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorders169
Pt. IIIProblems with Reality221
Ch. 7Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders223
Conclusions and Implications: The Role of Psychological Assessment237
Appendix243
References247
Index249

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