Mental Health Policy and Practice

Mental Health Policy and Practice

by Jon Glasby, Jerry Tew

Paperback(3rd ed. 2014)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137025944
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 05/01/2015
Series: Interagency Working in Health and Social Care
Edition description: 3rd ed. 2014
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jon Glasbyis Professor of Health and Social Care and Director of the Health Services Management Centre at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is a qualified social worker by background and a board member of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). Specialising in joint work between health and social care, Jon is involved in regular policy analysis and advice. He sits on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Integrated Care and the Journal of Integrated Care.


Jerry Tewis a Reader in Mental Health and Social Work and Head of Education in the School of Social Policy, Institute of Applied Social Studies.

Table of Contents

1. Mental Health Policy.- 2. Primary Care and Mental Health.- 3. Community Mental Health Services.- 4. Acute Mental Health Services.- 5. Forensic Mental Health Services.- 6. User Involvement.- 7. Anti-Discriminatory Practice.- 8. Carers

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Endorsements of the 1st edition:

"A very clear accessible overview of mental health provision in England, including a well resigned critique of current policy." - Mr Robert Davis, School of Health and Social Sciences, UWIC, Wales

"Clear and easy to use. Good use of charts, diagrams and reflection exercises. Student friendly." - Dr David Wright, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent at Medway, UK

"This excellent text demystifies the role of health and social case policy in the development of mental health care and treatment. An ideal text for students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level for understanding the role of policy." - Mr Simon Brewer, Department of Applied Social Sciences, London Metropolitan University, UK

"I was impressed with this book because of its relevance, its modernity and its readability." - Dr Roger Manktelow, School of Sociology and Applied Social Studies, University of Ulster, UK

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