Parental Psychiatric Disorder: Distressed Parents and their Families / Edition 2

Parental Psychiatric Disorder: Distressed Parents and their Families / Edition 2

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Parental Psychiatric Disorder: Distressed Parents and their Families / Edition 2

It is indisputable that mental illness in a parent has serious and often adverse effects on the child, a fact which is surprisingly unreflected in clinical service provision. An international, multidisciplinary team of professionals reviews the most up-to-date treatment interventions from a practical, clinical point of view in this completely rewritten new edition, It will be essential reading for all professionals dealing with adult mental illness and child-care. First Edition Hb (1996): 0-521-45259-7 First Edition Pb (1996): 0-521-45892-7

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ISBN-13: 9780521534970
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/28/2009
Edition description: REV
Pages: 424
Product dimensions: 6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Graham Thornicroft; Part I. Basic Issues: 1. What we want from adult psychiatrists and their colleagues: 'telling it like it is' Sandra Bilsborrow; 2. Parenthood and mental illness Mary V. Seeman and Michael Göpfert; 3. Parental psychiatric disorder and the developing child Alyson Hall; 4. Parental psychiatric disorder and the attachment relationship Jonathan Hill; 5. The construction of parenting and its context Michael Göpfert, Jeni Webster and Julia Nelki; Part II. Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment: 6. 'The same as they treat everybody else' Vicki Cowling; 7. Assessment Michael Göpfert, Jeni Webster and Julia Nelki; 8. Clinical assessment and treatment of parenting problems in mothers with major psychiatric disorders Theresa Jacobsen; 9. Perinatal mental illness: clinical and service issues Gertrude Seneviratne and Sue Conroy; 10. Assessment and treatment issues when parents have personality disorders Eia Asen and Heiner Schuff; Part III. Specific Disorders: the Impact on Parent-Child Relationships: 11. Schizophrenia and motherhood Mary V. Seeman; 12. When a parent suffers from an affective disorder: effect on the child Christine Puckering; 13. Alcohol and drug problems in parents: an overview of the impact on children and implications for practice Richard Velleman; 14. When mothers use drugs Sydney L. Hans; 15. Personality disorders in parents: developmental perspectives, formulation and intervention Gwen Adshead, Adrian Falkov and Michael Göpfert; Part IV. Specific Treatments and Service Needs: 16. Psychopharmacology and motherhood Mary V. Seeman and Neil Seeman; 17. Social work issues David Clodman; 18. Legal issues Colby C. Brunt; 19. Legal frameworks and issues - some international comparisons Amy Weir; Part V. Child-Sensitive Therapeutic Interventions: 20. The child grown up Denise Roberts; 21. Talking with children and their understanding of mental illness Alan Cooklin; 22. Family therapy when a parent suffers from a psychiatric disorder Alan Cooklin and Gorell Barnes; Part VI. Models for Collaborative Services and Staff Training: 23. Keeping the family in mind: setting a local agenda for change Clare Mahoney; 24. Are our services for families with a mentally ill parent adequate? Duncan McLean, Jennifer Hearle and John McGrath; 25. Models of service provision in three countries Vicky Cowling et al.; 26. Overcoming obstacles to interagency support: learning from Europe Karen Blaistow and Rachael Hetherington; 27. Training Adrian Falkov; Afterword John Cox; Index.

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