Mental health is a vast and fascinating subject but knowing where to begin can be challenging. This book focuses on the fundamentals of mental health care. It is packed full of ‘need-to-know’ information that will help students understand what is meant by mental health and wellbeing, be aware of the common mental health problems, as well as the typical interventions and treatment options available. The book focuses in on the most essential knowledge providing the ideal starting point for anyone looking to gain an initial understanding of mental health.
About the Author
Mark Haith is Programme leader in Mental Health, Isle of Man.
Table of ContentsIntroductionMental and physical health and wellbeingSuicide risk and mental healthMental health assessment and care planningPsychotherapeutic approaches to mental healthcarePsychopharmacologyRecovery from mental health problems