Psychosocial Occupational Therapy: A Clinical Practice / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
This new book fills a need in psychosocial occupational therapy education for a comprehensive, practice-focused resource. It brings together unique clinical concepts so that students and educators can understand and enthusiastically embrace psychosocial practice. It demystifies psychiatric practice with realistic case illustrations throughout the book and by employing longer case histories that bring abstract concepts alive. Chapters on dissociative and personality disorders, psychiatric treatment of HIV, the impact of physical illness on mental health, the impact of mental illness on the family, vocational programming, occupational therapy in the criminal justice system, case management, and supervision in fieldwork bring together essential information.
Table of Contents
THE MENTAL HEALTH ARENA:The Occupational Therapy Process In Mental Health.The Social And Personal Effects Of Mental Illness.THEORY:Psychological Models.Occupational Therapy Models.DIAGNOSIS/DYSFUNCTION:Psychopathology & The Diagnostic Process.Specific Age Related Disorders of Children & Adolescents.The Psychosocial Issues Of Physical Illness And Disability.Substance Abuse.Schizophrenia.Mood Disorders.Dementia.Anxiety Disorders.Dissociative Disorders.Personality Disorders.OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY INTERVENTION:Evaluation & Treatment Planning.Groups.SPECIALIZED ROLES FOR OT IN MENTAL HEALTH:Psychiatric Issues Of HIV Infection.Occupational Therapy In The Criminal Justice System.Vocational Programming.Case Management.CLINICALLY RELATED ROLES:Supervision In The Mental Health Setting.Demonstrating Effectiveness In OT.