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Treatment of Mental Disorders: A Review of Effectiveness / Edition 1

Treatment of Mental Disorders: A Review of Effectiveness / Edition 1


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Written by an international group of experts, this comprehensive text covers the latest information about the treatment of mental disorders worldwide. Each section reviews an aspect of treatment in relation to • disease group• level of care• discipline• population group

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ISBN-13: 9780880489751
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/28/1993
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Prevention. Prevention of mental, neurological, and psychological disorders: report by the Director-General. Relationship between treatment and prevention policies. Biological Treatments. Critical questions in clinical psychopharmacology. Biological treatments other than drugs (electroconvulsive therapy, brain surgery, insulin therapy, and phototherapy). Psychological Treatments. Evaluation of psychodynamic psychotherapy. Cognitive therapy. Behavior therapy. The benefits of psychotherapy. Psychosocial Treatments. Psychosocial interventions. Procedures used in rehabilitation. Influence of Culture on Treatment. Traditional medicine relevant to psychiatry. Cultural aspects of treatment: conceptual, methodological, and clinical issues and directions. Quality of Care and Care of Quality. Rational treatment in psychiatry: perspectives on psychiatric treatment by level of care. Quality assurance in mental health care. Conclusions: cure, relieve, and comfort.

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