Offers practical guidance for those who desire to develop and enhance their skills in new treatment and intervention approaches. Coverage includes family intervention and network support, early warning signals to anticipate and regulate relapse, numerous techniques to manage challenging behavior, motivational and emotional deficits, and improving skills for daily living. Focusing on the need to integrate these developments into ongoing clinical practice, a section is devoted to models of service delivery, particularly the marriage of psychosocial interventions and systems for care of the long-term mentally ill such as case management.
Table of Contents
Assessment of Symptoms and Behavior (P. Garety).
Vulnerability Models and Schizophrenia: The Assessment and Prediction of Relapse (K. Clements & G. Turpin).
Monitoring Recovery from Acute Psychosis (V. Drury).
Interventions with Families (C. Barrowclough & N. Tarrier).
Teaching Social and Coping Skills (J. Vaccaro & L. Roberts).
Early Intervention (M. Birchwood, F. Macmillan and J. Smith).
Management and Modification of Residual Positive Psychotic Symptoms (N. Tarrier).
Management of Long-Term Impairments and Challenging Behavior (L. Hogg & J. Hall).
Models of Continuing Care (T. Lavender & F. Holloway).
Family Interventions: Service Implications (J. Smith).
The Balance of Care (M. Muijen).
Service Organization and Planning (K. Wooff).
The Psychological Management of Schizophrenia: Into the Next Decade (M. Birchwood & N. Tarrier).