A guide for mental health professionals to working with culturally diverse populations who may not expect the same sort of treatments or interventions or even assessment processes as the cultural majority. The scenarios are common, and the essays cover some of the obstacles to improving care, dilemmas facing the clinician, and how they might be overcome.
This book presents evidence-based guidance on the prevention and management of aggression and violence by patients with mental disorder. It provides a comprehensive overview of best practice and will be of practical use to a wide range of mental health professionals working in community, in-patient or prison settings.
This book offers clear and simple guidance to help trainees pass their annual review of competence progression (ARCP). Although there is a focus on psychiatry, it will aid any medical trainee undertaking specialty training and provide a useful reference for trainers and educational supervisors.
An up to date comprehensive overview of contemporary practice within psychiatric rehabilitation services. It is a practical and operational guide which takes the reader logically and systematically from foundation to clinical practice to service development. The second edition has been completely revised and contains several new chapters.
This book gives advice and practical tips on how to prepare thoroughly for RCPsych's CASC exam. It explains a range of communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal, and other preparation methods and presents twelve mock stations, with instructions, to enable trainees to practice the techniques and skills described in the book.
This is a comprehensive overview of mental health problems associated with pregnancy and the year after delivery. This is a core component of maternity care. The second edition has been updated to reflect current practice, recent evidence and new clinical guidelines. Topics include diagnosis and management and issues for children and families.
This practical manual offers health workers without specialist training a basic understanding of mental illness, by guiding them through the assessment and management of more than 30 clinical problems, enabling them to draw on their resources to be able to address mental health issues that arise in their communities. This product is also available as Open Access.