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xxvi, 491 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • SECTION I: INTRODUCTION-- SECTION II: PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS-- SECTION III: PERSPECTIVES FROM NEUROSCIENCE-- SECTION IV: PERSPECTIVES FROM BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS AND COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY-- SECTION V: IMPLICATIONS FOR TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND PUBLIC HEALTH-- SECTION VI IMPLICATIONS FOR THE PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING OF ADDICTION AND FOR LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOR-- SECTION VII CONCLUSIONS.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198727224 20161213
The central problem in the study of addiction is to explain why people repeatedly behave in ways they know are bad for them. For much of the previous century and until the present day, the majority of scientific and medical attempts to solve this problem were couched in terms of involuntary behavior; if people behave in ways they do not want, then this must be because the behavior is beyond their control and outside the realm of choice. An opposing tradition, which finds current support among scientists and scholars as well as members of the general public, is that so-called addictive behavior reflects an ordinary choice just like any other and that the concept of addiction is a myth. The editors and authors of this book tend to take neither view. There has been an increasing recognition in recent literature on addiction that restricting possible conceptions of it to either of these extreme positions is unhelpful and is retarding progress on understanding the nature of addiction and what could be done about it. This book contains a range of views from philosophy, neuroscience, psychiatry, psychology and the law on what exactly this middle ground between free choice and no choice consists of and what its implications are for theory, practice and policy on addiction. The result amounts to a profound change in our thinking on addiction and how its devastating consequences can be ameliorated. Addiction and Choice is a thought provoking new volume for all those with an interest in this global issue.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198727224 20161213
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xv, 274 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Gender and sexual orientation diversity within the TGNC community / Sand C. Chang, Anneliese A. Singh, and Kinton Rossman
  • Affirmative counseling with trans/gender-variant people of color / Anneliese A. Singh, Sel J. Hwahng, Sand C. Chang, and Bali White
  • TGNC-affirmative interdisciplinary collaborative care / Kelly Ducheny, Michael L. Hendricks, and Colton L. Keo-Meier
  • Ethical and legal concerns for mental health professionals / Linda F. Campbell and Gabriel Arkles
  • Affirmative care of TGNC children and adolescents / Laura Edwards-Leeper
  • Working with TGNC primary caregivers and family concerns across the lifespan / Sand C. Chang, Jessie R. Cohen, and Anneliese A. Singh
  • Aging and TGNC identities : working with older adults / lore m. dickey and Kyle L. Bower
  • Clinical supervision with TGNC clients in health service psychology / Theodore R. Burnes, Stacie Fishell Rowan, and Parrish L. Paul
  • Assessment and treatment of trauma with TGNC clients : a feminist approach / Katherine Richmond, Theodore R. Burnes, Anneliese A. Singh, and Mel Ferrara
  • Spirituality, faith, and religion : the TGNC experience / Ruben A. Hopwood and Tarynn M. Witten
  • Engaging in TGNC-affirmative research / Jae Sevelius, lore m. dickey, and Anneliese A. Singh
  • Advocacy and social justice : the next generation of counseling and psychological practice with transgender and gender-nonconforming clients / lore m. dickey, Anneliese A. Singh, Sand C. Chang, and Mich Rehrig.
Less than 30% of psychologists report familiarity with transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) clients' needs. The clients, in turn, report a lack of support in their gender journeys. There is clearly a large gap in knowledge, skill, and competence in this area of practice. This clinical guide fills that gap by providing mental health practitioners with an affirmative approach that emphasises a collaborative partnership guided by client-driven goals. An expert panel of contributors teaches readers strategies for working with a diverse array of TGNC clients, including adolescents, older adults, parents, and people of colour. Client factors, including sexual orientation, religious and spiritual beliefs, and traumatic experiences, are also given special attention. Readers will learn how to address the impact of the injustices TGNC people face in everyday life, work with clients' strengths to enhance their resilience and coping skills, and advocate for their rights to obtain mental and physical health services. They will also learn how to negotiate complex issues, such as interdisciplinary care, ethical and legal obligations, and gender-affirming surgeries and medications. The chapter authors draw from evidence-based theories and APA's "Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People (PDF, 462KB)" to help readers meet the latest standards of care.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781433823008 20161108
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x, 300 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustration (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Adolecent and Adult Outcomes of Childhood Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder : The Montreal Study / Mariya V. Cherkasova, Gabrielle Weiss, and Lily Hechtman
  • Long-term Outcomes of Childhood Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder : The New York Study / Sylvaine Houssais, Lily Hechtman, and Rachel G. Klein
  • The Milwaukee Longitudinal Study of Hyperactive (ADHD) Children / Russell A. Barkley and Mariellen Fischer
  • The Pittsburgh ADHD Longitudinal Study (PALS) / Brooke S.G. Molina, Margaret H. Sibley, Sarah L. Pedersen, and William E. Pelham, Jr.
  • Young Adult Outcome of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder : Results from the Longitudinal Massachusetts General Hospital Sample of Pediatrically and Psychiatrically Referred Youth with and without ADHD of Both Sexes / Mai Uchida and Joseph Biederman
  • The Berkeley Girls with ADHD Longitudinal Study / Elizabeth B. Owens, Christine A. Zalecki, and Stephen P. Hinshaw
  • The Multimodal Treatment of Children with ADHD (MTA) Follow-up Study : Outcomes and Their Predictors / Arunima Roy and Lily Hechtman
  • Influence of Treatment on Long-term Outcome / Lily Hechtman
  • Summary / Lily Hechtman.
The book provides a comprehensive summary of the best known and most highly respected well-controlled long-term prospective follow-up studies in ADHD. These studies followed children with ADHD and matched controls into young adulthood (mean age 20-25 years) and middle-age (mean age 41 years). They explore a wide variety of outcome areas, e.g. education, occupation, emotional and psychiatric functioning, substance use and abuse, sexual behavior, as well as legal problems. One chapter focuses particularly on the outcome of girls with ADHD. Outcome areas explored are thus comprehensive and clinically very relevant. The book also explores the possible predictors of adult outcome. A whole chapter is devoted to treatment (medication and psychosocial) as a predictor of outcome. In addition to treatment, predictors explored include characteristics of the child (e.g., IQ, severity of initial ADHD symptoms, initial comorbidity characteristics of the family, e.g., socioeconomic status, single parenthood, parental pathology, and family functioning. In a summary chapter, the impact and importance of these various predictors in different outcome areas, e.g. education, occupation, emotional/social functioning, antisocial behavior, substance use and abuse and risky sexual and driving behaviors are explored. In summary, the book provides a comprehensive view of the prognosis, e.g., long-term outcome of ADHD and key factors which can influence this outcome. Professionals and the general public will thus get a clear view of what can happen to children with ADHD as they proceed through adolescence and adulthood and address important prognostic and predictive factors in their treatment approaches to ensure better long-term outcome in patients with ADHD.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780190213589 20161124
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xiii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Sports concussion myths and fears
  • Athletes, concussions, and the playing field
  • You think you might have a concussion, how do you know?
  • Life after a diagnosis of concussion
  • Post-concussion syndromes and second-impact syndrome
  • Concussion, sports, depression, and suicide?
  • How athletes can help themselves
  • Advice for parents and coaches
  • Changing our game, on and off the field
  • Controlling the messaging of concussion.
The word concussion used to be unheard of in youth sports a decade ago. The brain injury was indeed occurring, but coaches and parents were encouraging their youth athletes to "shake it off" after "getting their bell rung". Science and increased awareness about concussion are transforming the way youth parents, coaches, and players pursue athletics. Fear of incurring concussions, as well as incorrect information, is leading some parents to keep their children out of contact sports, such as football and soccer, where concussion is more prevalent. Back in the Game: Why Concussion Doesn't Have to End Your Athletic Career does not dwell on perpetuating fears, but rather, provides the most up-to-date understanding of the condition. This text includes a real-world discussion of what science and medicine knows, what parents and coaches need to understand about concussions, evaluation and treatment, and possible post-concussive issues, like depression. At the heart of this book, the authors delve into these issues, explaining them in a clear and understandable way. The expertise and experiences of noted sports neurologist Jeffrey Kutcher, MD, along with reporting and interviews by award-winning sports journalist Joanne C. Gerstner, makes this book a timely, relevant, and real discussion about concussions in youth sports. Athletes and professional coaches who have participated in the formation of this book include two-time Olympic gold medalist soccer player Kate Markgraf, former NHL/Team Canada head coach Andy Murray, champion X-Games snowboarder Ellery Hollingsworth, along with an array of youth parents, coaches, and athletes from across the country.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780190226602 20161108
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xxiv, 252 pages : illustration ; 24 cm.
  • Foreword Patricia Arredondo Part I: Socio-Cultural Foundations 1. The Diverse Historical Roots of Today's Latino/as: Learning from our Past to Move into the Future 2. Skin Color Differences within Latino/as: Historical & Contemporary Implications of Colorism 3. The History of Latino/a in the United States: Journeys of Hope, Struggle, & Resilience Part II: Understanding Within Group Latino/a Differences 4. Socio-historical Construction of Latina/o Gender Ideologies: Integrating Indigenous and Contemporary Perspectives into Treatment 5. Adapting to a New Country: Models & Theories of Acculturation Applied to the Diverse Latino/a Population 6. Skin Color Matters: Towards a New Framework that Considers Racial and Ethnic Identity Development Among Latino/as Part III: Culturally Responsive and Racially Conscious Clinical Practice with Latino/as 7. Towards a Complex Understanding of Mental Health Service Utilization among Latino/as: Considering Context, Power, and Within Group Differences 8. Roots of Connectedness: Application of Latino/a Cultural Values in Mental Health Care 9. Culturally Responsive and Racially Conscious Mental Health Approaches with Latino/as Part IV: The Impact of Latino/a Psychology on Racially & Ethnically Diverse Students and Professionals 10. The Impact of Latino/a Psychology on Racially & Ethnically Diverse Students and Professionals.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138851535 20161108
Advancing work to effectively study, understand, and serve the fastest growing U.S. ethnic minority population, this volume explicitly emphasizes the racial and ethnic diversity within this heterogeneous cultural group. The focus is on the complex historical roots of contemporary Latino/as, their diversity in skin-color and physiognomy, racial identity, ethnic identity, gender differences, immigration patterns, and acculturation. The work highlights how the complexities inherent in the diverse Latino/a experience, as specified throughout the topics covered in this volume, become critical elements of culturally responsive and racially conscious mental health treatment approaches. By addressing the complexities, within-group differences, and racially heterogeneity characteristic of U.S. Latino/as, this volume makes a significant contribution to the literature related to mental health treatments and interventions.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138851535 20161108
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xviii, 211 pages ; 24 cm
  • Preface to the First Edition-- Preface to the Second Edition-- The Myth of Mental Illness-- That Discreet Object of Desire-- Ressentiment: An Existential Paradigm for Symptom Formation-- Deciphering "Psychopathology"-- What to Make of an Incidence of Incomprehensible Madness (or A Clinical Case Not so Easy to Diagnose)-- The Unobjectionable Transference-- Love and Madness-- On Sanity.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138790223 20160928
A stunning exploration of the relation between desire and psychopathology, The Death of Desire is a unique synthesis of the work of Laing, Freud, Nietzsche, and Heidegger that renders their often difficult concepts brilliantly accessible to and usable by psychotherapists of all persuasions. In bridging a critical gap between phenomenology and psychoanalysis, M. Guy Thompson, one of the leading existential psychoanalysts of our time, firmly re-situates the unconscious - what Freud called "the lost continent of repressed desires" - in phenomenology. In so doing, he provides us with the richest, most compelling phenomenological treatment of the unconscious to date and also makes Freud's theory of the unconscious newly comprehensible. In this revised and updated second edition to the original published in 1985, M. Guy Thompson takes us inside his soul-searching seven-year apprenticeship with radical psychiatrist R. D. Laing and his cohorts as it unfolded in counterculture London of the 1970s. This rite de passage culminates with a four-year sojourn inside one of Laing's post-Kingsley Hall asylums, where Laing's unorthodox conception of treatment dispenses with conventional boundaries between "doctor" and "patient." In this unprecedented exploration, Thompson reveals the secret to Laing's astonishing alternative to the conventional psychiatric and psychoanalytic treatment schemes. Movingly written and deeply personal, Thompson shows why the very concept of "mental illness" is a misnomer and why sanity and madness should be understood instead as inherently puzzling stratagems that we devise in order to protect ourselves from intolerable mental anguish. The Death of Desire offers a provocative and challenging reappraisal of depth psychotherapy from an existential perspective that will be of interest to psychoanalysts, psychotherapists, philosophers, social scientists, and students of the human condition.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138790223 20160928
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xi, 140 pages ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Introduction 1.1 'What The Death of 'Patient Zero' Taught Us?'1.2 Significance of the Book1.3 Methodological Considerations1.4 Structure of the Book 2. The Ebola Pandemic: Meaning, Origins, and the Pathways of Eruption and Spread 2.1 Meaning: What is Ebola?2.2 Historical Origins: From The Congo to Sierra Leone2.3 Ebola in Sierra Leone: The Social and Political Pathways of Eruption and Spread2.3.1 The Lack of an Effective Health Sector2.3.2 The Kenema Laboratory/Kenema Hospital2.3.3 Corruption in the Public Health Sector2.3.4 Cultural Belief Systems and Traditional Medical Alternatives2.3.5 Migration and The Environment, and Their Health Consequences 3. Representations: Between Uncertainty, Epistemology, and Political Dominance 3.1 Local Representations 3.2 International Representations 4. Interventions: How Actors Mediated Between and Honored Humanitarian Action, Political Interests, and Medical Scientific Knowledge 4.1 The Government of Sierra Leone 4.2 The World Health Organisation 4.3 Medecins sans Frontieres4.4 The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER)4.5 The United States of America4.6 Great Britain4.7 Aspen Medical of Australia4.8 China4.9 Cuba 5. The Aftermath: The Proposed Pathway to Public Health Recovery 2015-2020 5.1 From the Abyss and on the Road to Recovery 5.2 Financing The Health Sector for an Effective Post-Ebola Public Health Sector governance 6. Conclusions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319459035 20170508
This book provides a timely examination of the Ebola pandemic in Sierra Leone from four different standpoints: 1) a social standpoint that focuses on the way in which the vulnerable Sierra Leonian population viewed the pandemic in light of their cultural beliefs, memories of past wars and narratives and actions of the government; 2) a good governance standpoint that exposes lapses in health governance and the general unpreparedness of the government and international community to deal with the outbreak; 3) a scientific research standpoint that looks at the role played by the Sierra Leone's Lassa Fever Research Laboratories as a main hub for the investigation, monitoring and evaluation of communicable diseases in the Mano River Union countries; and 4) an international politics standpoint that examines the development of a new bio-security international apparatus involving a wide range of international actors and institutions.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319459035 20170508
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xiv, 468 pages ; 26 cm
Scholarship on sexual minority (SM) and transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) psychology has exploded in recent years, with unprecedented impact on practitioners and researchers, as well as the social and political compass of the nation. At the same time, best practices for mental health professionals who work with SM and TGNC clients continue to evolve rapidly.(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781433823060 20161124
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xxx, 238 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction Suzanne L. Stewart and Roy Moodley Part 1: East: Indigenous Spirituality in Western Psychology 1. Reclaiming Grassroots Traditional Indigenous Healing Ways and Practices Within Urban Indigenous Community Contexts Barbara Waterfall, Dan Smoke, and Marylou Smoke 2. A laughing matter: Native American humour as Indigenous healing tradition and way of life Michael Tlanusta Garrett, J. T. Garrett, Gloria K. King, Tarrell Awe Agahe Portman, Edil Torres-Rivera, Dale Brotherton, and Lisa Grayshield 3. Gifts of the Seven Winds Alcohol and Drug Prevention Model for American Indians Rockey Robbins, E. Allen Eason, Stephen Colmant, Derek Burks, and Brenda McDaniel 4. Traditional Spiritual Healing Wendy Hill Part 2: South: Innovative Integration in Psychological Practice 5. Indigenous North American Psychological Healing Ways and the Placement of Integration and Decolonization Glen McCabe 6. Counselling Indigenous peoples in Canada Suzanne L. Stewart and Anne Marshall 7. Lessons from clinical practice: Some of the ways in which Canadian mental health professionals practice integration Olga Oulanova and Roy Moodley Part 3: West: Trauma and Contemporary Indigenous Healing 8. Injury where blood does not flow Eduardo Duran and Judith Firehammer 9. Historical perspectives on Indigenous healing Allison Reeves and Suzanne L. Stewart 10. Colonial trauma and political pathways to healing Terry Mitchell Part 4: North: Healing through Western and Indigenous Knowledge 11. Cultures in Collision: 'Higher' Education and the Clash between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous 'Ways of Knowing'Michael Chandler 12. An Ally in Northern Community Health: Respectful Engagement in healing relationships Linda O'Neill 13. A'tola'nw: Indigenous-centered learning in a counselling graduate program Anne Marshall, Larry Emerson, Lorna Williams, Asma Antoine, Colleen MacDougall, and Ruby Peterson 14. A partnership with the people: Skillful navigation of culture and ethics Melinda A. Garcia, Gayle S. Morse, Joseph E. Trimble, Denise M. Casillas, Beth Boyd, and Jeff King.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138928992 20170206
North America's Indigenous population is a vulnerable group, with specific psychological and healing needs that are not widely met in the mental health care system. Indigenous peoples face certain historical, cultural-linguistic and socioeconomic barriers to mental health care access that government, health care organizations and social agencies must work to overcome. This volume examines ways Indigenous healing practices can complement Western psychological service to meet the needs of Indigenous peoples through traditional cultural concepts. Bringing together leading experts in the fields of Aboriginal mental health and psychology, it provides data and models of Indigenous cultural practices in psychology that are successful with Indigenous peoples. It considers Indigenous epistemologies in applied psychology and research methodology, and informs government policy on mental health service for these populations.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138928992 20170206
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viii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • The Vestibule
  • Preparing for the End of the World
  • The Blue World
  • Inferno
  • The Unbearable Cry
  • Behold, a Pale Horse
  • Night
  • Purgatory
  • Mawah.
"Dr. Steven Hatch first came to Liberia in November 2013, to work at a hospital in Monrovia. Six months later, several of the physicians Dr. Hatch had mentored and served with were dead or barely clinging to life, and Ebola had become a world health emergency. Hundreds of victims perished each week; whole families were destroyed in a matter of days; so many died so quickly that the culturally taboo practice of cremation had to be instituted to dispose of the bodies. With little help from the international community and a population ravaged by disease and fear, the war-torn African nation was simply unprepared to deal with the catastrophe. A physician's memoir about the ravages of a terrible disease and the small hospital that fought to contain it, Inferno is also an explanation of the science and biology of Ebola : how it is transmitted and spreads with such ferocity. And as Dr. Hatch notes, while Ebola is temporarily under control, it will inevitably re-emerge-as will other plagues, notably the Zika virus, which the World Health Organization has declared a public health emergency. Inferno is a glimpse into the white-hot center of a crisis that will come again. "-- Provided by publisher.
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xiv, 325 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • A moral revolution at Mazorra, 1899-1902
  • Fragments of a journey to Mazorra: from a "state of ruin" to a second occupation, 1902-1909
  • The great divergence: psychiatry, race, and the age of the inferno, 1909-1933
  • The plague of politiquería: corruption and the experts, 1934-1958
  • Banishing the inferno: from Mazorra to Hospital Psiquiátrico de La Habana
  • The world the Revolution made: political process and mental transformation
  • The repeating madhouse, from Havana to Miami.
On the outskirts of Havana lies Mazorra, an asylum known to--and at times feared by--ordinary Cubans for over a century. Since its founding in 1857, the island's first psychiatric hospital has been an object of persistent political attention. Drawing on hospital documents and government records, as well as the popular press, photographs, and oral histories, Jennifer L. Lambe charts the connections between the inner workings of this notorious institution and the highest echelons of Cuban politics. Across the sweep of modern Cuban history, she finds, Mazorra has served as both laboratory and microcosm of the Cuban state: the asylum is an icon of its ignominious colonial and neocolonial past and a crucible of its republican and revolutionary futures. From its birth, Cuban psychiatry was politically inflected, drawing partisan contention while sparking debates over race, religion, gender, and sexuality. Psychiatric notions were even invested with revolutionary significance after 1959, as the new government undertook ambitious schemes for social reeducation. But Mazorra was not the exclusive province of government officials and professionalizing psychiatrists. U.S. occupiers, Soviet visitors, and, above all, ordinary Cubans infused the institution, both literal and metaphorical, with their own fears, dreams, and alternative meanings. Together, their voices comprise the madhouse that, as Lambe argues, haunts the revolutionary trajectory of Cuban history.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781469631028 20170213
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12. Mental disorder [2017]

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xxiv, 129 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Preface Introduction 1. Culture, Abnormality, and Disorder 2. Beyond Culture to the Suffering Subject 3. Culture, Psychiatry, and Cultures of Psychiatry 4. The Politics of Trauma 5. "The Big Three": Schizophrenia, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder 6. Globalization, Global Culture, and Global Mental Health 7. Drugs, God, and Talking: Shaping New "Orders" out of "Disorder" Conclusion Appendix I: Recommended Resources References Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442635340 20170206
This brief book introduces the ways in which contemporary anthropology engages with the "psych" disciplines: psychology, psychiatry, and medicine. Khan also widens the conversation by including the perspectives of epidemiologists, addiction and legal experts, journalists, filmmakers, activists, patients, and sufferers. New approaches to mental illness are situated in the context of historical, political, psychoanalytic, and postcolonial frameworks, allowing readers to understand how health, illness, normality, and abnormality are constructed and produced. Using case studies from a variety of regions, Khan explores what anthropologically informed psychology, psychiatry, and medicine can tell us about mental illness across cultures.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442635340 20170206
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ix, 157 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Section 1 1. Genesis of the book and setting the context 2. The medicalisation of human distress 3. Towards Recovery: beyond the psychiatric system 4. Towards equality and reciprocity: mutual help/mutual support 5. Generating recovery narratives for this study Section 2 6. Personal journeys into severe emotional distress 7. Attempting to Escape from Distress and Terror 8. A Time of Healing: Struggling through Fear to Encounter Hope and Trust 9. A Time of Healing: the healing power of reciprocal relationship 10. A Time of Healing: Leadership, Choosing 'Goodness' New identities and Resilience 11. A time of Growth: successful social involvements 12. Flourishing Selves and a Re-enchantment with life Section 3 13. Recovery through mutual help: recovery processes revisited 14. An exploration of recovery through graphic illustrations 15. Journey's End and New Beginnings.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138847996 20161003
Narratives of Recovery from Mental Illness presents research that challenges the prevailing view that recovery from 'mental illness' must take place within the boundaries of traditional mental health services. While Watts and Higgins accept that medical treatment may be a vital start to some people's recovery, they argue that mental health problems can also be resolved through everyday social interactions, and through peer and community support. Using a narrative approach, this book presents detailed recovery stories of 26 people who received various diagnoses of 'mental illness' and were involved in a mutual help group known as 'GROW'. Drawing on an in-depth analysis of each story, chapters offer new understandings of the journey into mental distress and a progressive entrapment through a combination of events, feelings, thoughts and relationships. The book also discusses the process of ongoing personal liberation and healing which assists recovery, and suggests that friendship, social involvement, compassion, and nurturing processes of change all play key factors in improved mental well-being. This book provides an alternative way of looking at 'mental illness' and demonstrates many unexplored avenues and paths to recovery that need to be considered. As such, it will be of interest to researchers, academics and postgraduate students in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, nursing, social work and occupational therapy, as well as to service providers, policymakers and peer support organisations. The narratives of recovery within the book should also be a source of hope to people struggling with 'mental illness' and emotional distress.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138847996 20161003
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300 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Eastern State Hospital
  • Kentucky Lunatic Asylum
  • Western Lunatic Asylum
  • South Carolina Lunatic Asylum
  • Worcester Lunatic Asylum
  • Lunatic Asylum of Ohio
  • Tennessee Lunatic Asylum
  • Maine Insane Hospital
  • New Hampshire Asylum for the Insane
  • Georgia State Sanitarium
  • Utica State Hospital
  • Indiana Hospital for the Insane
  • New Jersey State Lunatic Asylum
  • State Insane Asylum
  • Pennsylvania Sate Lunatic Hospital and Union Asylum for the Insane
  • Missouri State Lunatic Asylum
  • Illinois State Hospital for the Insane
  • Insane asylum of California
  • Taunton Insane Hospital
  • Western Lunatic Asylum
  • Northern Ohio Lunatic Asylum --Ohio State Insane Asylum
  • Mississippi State Lunatic Asylum
  • Insane Hospital for North Carolina
  • State Lunatic Hospital
  • Michigan Asylum for the Insane
  • State Lunatic Asylum for Insane Convicts
  • Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
  • Alabama State Asylum
  • Wisconsin Hospital for the Insane
  • Mount Pleasant State Hospital
  • Texas Sate Lunatic Asylum
  • Kansas Insane Asylum
  • St. Peter Asylum for the Insane
  • Tewksbury Almshouse
  • Connecticut General Hospital for the Insane
  • Willard State Hospital
  • Central Lunatic Asylum
  • Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane
  • Insane Asylum of Washington Territory
  • Lincoln State Hospital
  • Danville State Hospital
  • Northern Illinois Hospital and Asylum
  • Iowa Hospital for the Insane
  • Illinois Southern Hospital for the Insane
  • Northern Hospital for the Insane
  • Central Kentucky Lunatic Asylum
  • Athens Lunatic Asylum
  • State Homeopathic Asylum for the Insane
  • State Hospital for the Insane No. 2
  • State Hospital for the Insane
  • New Jersey State Hospital for the Insane
  • Florida State Hospital for the Insane
  • Grafton State Hospital
  • State Lunatic Hospital
  • Eastern Michigan Asylum
  • Topeka Insane Asylum
  • Illinois Eastern Hospital for the Insane
  • Second Minnesota Hospital for the Insane
  • Dakota Hospital for the Insane
  • Buffalo State Asylum for the Insane
  • State Hospital for the Insane
  • State Hospital for the Insane of the Southern District of Pennsylvania
  • Asylum for Colored Insane
  • New York State Inebriate Asylum
  • Nevada Insane Asylum
  • Western North Carolina Insane Asylum
  • Colorado State Insane Asylum
  • Oregon State Insane Asylum
  • Arkansas Lunatic Asylum
  • Territorial Insane Asylum
  • Northern Michigan Asylum
  • East Mississippi Insane Asylum
  • Michigan Asylum for Insane Criminals
  • North Dakota State Hospital for the Insane
  • North Texas Lunatic Asylum
  • Toledo Asylum for the Insane
  • East Tennessee Asylum for the Insane
  • Idaho Insane Asylum
  • Westborough Insane Hospital
  • Southwestern Lunatic Asylum
  • Lunatic Asylum No. 3
  • Territorial Lunatic Asylum
  • Northern Indiana Hospital for the Insane
  • Iowa State Hospital for the Insane
  • California Hospital for the Chronically Insane
  • Insane Asylum
  • Department for Insane, Anamosa Penitentiary
  • West Tennessee Hospital for the Insane
  • Hospital for the Incurable Insane
  • Wyoming Insane Asylum
  • Insane Department and Hospital of New Castle County
  • Southern Indiana Hospital for the Insane
  • Eastern Indiana Hospital for the Insane
  • Fergus Falls State Hospital
  • St. Lawrence State Asylum
  • Vermont State Hospital for the Insane
  • Asylum for Insane Criminals
  • Eastern State Hospital for the insane
  • New Mexico Insane Asylum
  • Southwestern Insane Asylum
  • Second Hospital for the Insane
  • Mendocino State Asylum for the Insane
  • Southern California State Asylum for the Insane and Inebriates
  • Asylum for the Chronic Insane of Pennsylvania
  • Asylum or Insane Criminals
  • Upper Peninsula Hospital for the Insane
  • Medfield Insane Asylum
  • Springfield State Hospital
  • Eastern Ohio Asylum for the Insane
  • Gowanda State Homeopathic Hospital
  • Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Asylum on Blackwell Island
  • County Asylums in Wisconsin
  • Asylum for Insane Indians
  • Battle Creek Sanitarium
  • Asylums in Attleboro, Massachusetts
  • The New England Sanitarium and Hospital.
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xxiii, 91 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
  • Filling the void : drafting surgery and Ebola guidelines / Sherry M. Wren and Adam L. Kushner
  • The United States domestic response to Ebola : experience of the Nebraska biocontainment unit / Angela Hewlett and Daniel Johnson
  • Closing the Medecins Sans Frontieres Maternity Hospital in Sierra Leone / Severine Caluwaerts
  • Treating Ebola and non-Ebola patients at Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone / Thaim B. Kamara
  • Anesthesia and Ebola : a loss of touch / Eva Hanciles, Mark J. Harris and Michael Koroma
  • A clinical officer training program in Sierra Leone and the decline of surgical care due to Ebola / Hakon A. Balkon
  • A way to deliver maternity care during the West Africa Ebola outbreak / Andrew M.R. Hall, Elizabeth Koroma, Andrew J. Michaels, Kathryn P. Barron, Oliver Johnson, Marta Lado
  • Surgery in during a time of Ebola / Andrew J. Michaels, Ronald C. Marsh, Mohamed G. Sheku, Songor S.J. Koedoyoma, Andrew M.R. Hall, and Kathryn P. Barron
  • Operating in PPE / Andrew J. Michaels, Ronald C. Marsh, Mohamed G. Sheku, Songor S.J. Koedoyoma, Andrew M.R. Hall, and Kathryn P. Barron
  • A surgeon as outbreak investigator : Ebola in Liberia / Joseph Forrester.
One of the horrors of the West African Ebola outbreak was the decimation of the area's already thin ranks of surgeons. As Ebola spread, health facilities closed, and some doctors-afraid of catching the disease-left the region or stopped performing surgery. Many of those who stayed contracted Ebola and died. As the pool of doctors available-and willing-to perform surgery dwindled, treatable conditions unrelated to the disease, including appendicitis, unrepaired hernias, stomach ulcers, and obstructed labor, went untreated with devastating results. Drs. Sherry M. Wren and Adam L. Kushner both worked extensively with surgeons in Ebola-ravaged countries during the 2014 outbreak. Recognizing that there was no guidance available for how to perform surgery under such dangerous conditions, Wren and Kushner collaborated to create official guidelines for safe surgical procedures in cases of confirmed or suspected Ebola. Operation Ebola documents these procedures and describes in vivid detail the conditions that faced both local surgeons and the international surgeons who came to help. Bringing together a group of medical experts from Sierra Leone and across the globe to tell their stories and offer hard-learned lessons, this book is a riveting first-hand account of performing surgery in under-resourced parts of the world. Through these health workers' eyes, readers will come to understand what it feels like to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) while operating, what dangers remain when using PPE, how to construct an Ebola maternity ward, and how to give anesthesia to patients during a time of Ebola. A succinct and gripping exploration of how an outbreak can affect surgical care and the surgeons who provide it, this book will interest medical professionals, students, policy makers, donors, and anyone who cares about Ebola or global health. Contributors: Kathryn P. Barron, Hakon A. Bolkan, Severine Caluwaerts, Joseph Forrester, Andrew M. R. Hall, Eva Hancilles, Mark J. Harris, Angela Hewlett, David B. Hoyt, Daniel W. Johnson, Thaim B. Kamara, Songor S. J. Koedoyoma, Michael Koroma, Adam L. Kushner, Marta Lado, Ronald C. Marsh, Andrew J. Michaels, Mohamed G. Sheku, Sherry M. Wren.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781421422121 20170403
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xix, 573 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
The Oxford Handbook of Behavioral Emergencies and Crises includes the most up-to-date and valuable research on the evaluation and management of the most challenging patients or clients faced by mental health providers-individuals who are at high risk of suicide, of other-directed violence, or of becoming the victims of interpersonal violence. These are cases in which the outcome can be serious injury or death, and there can be negative consequences not only for the patient, but also for the patient's family and friends, for the assessing or treating clinician, and for the patient's clinic or medical center. Virtually all mental health clinicians with an active caseload will see individuals with such issues. This Handbook is comprised of chapters by leading clinicians, researchers, and scholars in this area of practice. It presents a framework for learning the skills needed for assessing and working competently with such high-risk individuals. Chapters draw a distinction between behavioral emergencies and crises, and between emergency intervention and crisis intervention. The book examines the inter-related aspects of the major behavioral emergencies; that is, for example, the degree to which interpersonal victimization may lead an individual on a pathway to later suicidal or violent behavior, or the degree to which suicidal individuals and violent individuals may share certain cognitive characteristics. This resource is not simply a knowledge base for behavioral emergencies; it also presents a method for reducing stress and acquiring skills in working with high-risk people.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199352722 20161114
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xxix, 267 pages ; 25 cm
The 2014-2015 Ebola epidemic in West Africa was an unprecedented medical and political emergency that cast an unflattering light on multiple corners of government and international response. Fear, not rational planning, appeared to drive many decisions made at population and leadership levels, which in turn brought about a response that was as uneven as it was unprecedented: entire populations were decimated or destroyed, vaccine trials were fast-tracked, health staff died, untested medications were used (or not used) in controversial ways, humanitarian workers returned home to enforced isolation, and military was employed to sometimes disturbing ends. The epidemic revealed serious fault lines at all levels of theory and practice of global public health: national governments were shown to be helpless and unprepared for calamity at this scale; the World Health Organization was roundly condemned for its ineffectiveness; the US quietly created its own African CDC a year after the epidemic began. Amid such chaos, Medecins sans Frontieres was forced to act with unprecdented autonomy - and amid great criticism - in responding to the disease, taking unprecedented steps in deploying services and advocating for international aid. The Politics of Fear provides a primary documentary resource for recounting and learning from the Ebola epidemic. Comprising eleven topic-based chapters and four eyewitness vignettes from both MSF- and non-MSF-affiliated contributors (all of whom have been given access to MSF Ebola archives from Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia for research), it aims to provide a politically agnostic account of the defining health event of the 21st century so far, one that will hopefully inform current opinions and future responses.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780190624477 20170227
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315 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Self-harm is thought by many to be a modern epidemic: a phenomenon of the late twentieth century, a symptom of extreme emotional turmoil in young people, particularly young women. Yet it was 150 years ago, within early asylum psychiatry, that self-mutilation was first codified as a category of behaviour, and explanations for a variety of self-injurious acts were conceived very differently. Psyche on the Skin charts the secret history of self-harm. The book describes its many forms, from sexual self-mutilation and hysterical malingering in the late Victorian period, to self-castrating religious sects, to self-mutilation and self-destruction in art, music and popular culture. Sarah Chaney's refreshing historical approach refutes the notion that self-harm has any universal meaning - that it necessarily says something specific about an individual or group, or that it can ever be understood outside the historical and cultural context of a particular era. Drawing on her personal experiences, written in an engaging style and containing many powerful images, Psyche on the Skin challenges the misconceptions and controversies surrounding self-harm.The book is crucial reading for professionals in the field as well as all those affected by this act.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781780237503 20170418
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
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365 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Einleitung
  • Thema und Untersuchungszeitraum
  • Untersuchungsgegenstand : Beschreibung und Eingrenzung
  • Methodischer Ansatz, Thesen- und Forschungskomplexe, Aufbau der Arbeit
  • Quellen
  • Historische Rahmenbedingungen der Einweisungspraxis : Psychiatrie, Staat und Gesellschaft bis 1941
  • Anstalts- und Kliniktypen
  • Zur Funktion der Psychiatrie
  • Psychiatrie als Lieferant für staatlich angewandtes Wissen
  • Psychiatrisches Wissen als Deutungsfolie für gesellschaftliche Probleme
  • Veränderungen in der NS-Zeit bis 1941 und Beginn der Krankenmorde
  • Staat und Psychiatrie : Rahmenbedingungen und Einweisungsentscheidungen
  • Krankenmord und Mangel : die Einweisungspraxis im Zweiten Weltkrieg
  • Betroffene und Ärzte bei der Einweisung
  • Initiierung von Einweisungen durch Angehörige
  • Die Einweisungspraxis in der "Zusammenbruchgesellschaft" (1945-1949)
  • Neue Wege, fehlende Plätze : die Einweisungspraxis in der DDR
  • Unterfinanzierung und Platzproblematik
  • Veränderungen der Einweisungswege durch Polikliniken und Fachärztegremien
  • Strittige Psychiatrie-Funktion und Einweisungspraxis in der Bundesrepublik
  • Wer gehört in die Anstalt? Diskussionen um Kosten und das Verhältnis von Sicherheit und Krankheit
  • Patientinnen und Patienten zwischen Ärzten, Verwandten und überfüllten Kliniken
  • Zwischen Freiwilligkeit und Zwang, Hilfe und Verwahrung : Einweisungen aus Sicht der Patientinnen und Patienten in der NS-Zeit, DDR und Bundesrepublik
  • Zusammenfassung : Rahmenbedingungen, Akteure und Funktion der Anstalt im Vergleich
  • Gefahr und Sicherheit : zur Praxis der Zwangseinweisung
  • "Gefährdung der öffentlichen Sicherheit"? Zwangseinweisungen im Zweiten Weltkrieg
  • Soldaten-Einweisungen an Front und "Heimatfront"
  • Alte Menschen als Gefahr : Radikalisierung der Einweisungspraxis durch Institutionen und soziales Umfeld
  • Sicherheit, Sexualität und Arbeit : Einweisungen von "asozialen Psychopathinnen"
  • Interpretation : Zwangseinweisungen im Krieg
  • Regelfreier Raum : die neue Macht der Ärzte und Angehörigen in der DDR
  • Die Regelung der Zwangseinweisung in der DDR
  • Ansprüche und Entscheidungen : die Praxis-Koalition von Anstaltsärzten und Familien
  • Richterliche Zwangseinweisung : Neuregelungen und ihre Umsetzung in der Bundesrepublik
  • Die Neuregelung und ihre Akzeptanz
  • Informelle Vor-Entscheidungen durch Familien und Ärzte
  • Zusammenfassung : Zwangseinweisungspraktiken im Vergleich
  • Krankheit und Diagnostik : Medizinische Aspekte der Einweisung
  • Der Psychiater als Kenner : Diagnoseklassifikationen und das Krankheitsbild Schizophrenie in der NS-Zeit und der frühen Bundesrepublik
  • Der Würzburger Schlüssel als Diagnoseraster im "Dritten Reich"
  • Praxis, Tradition, Lokalwissen : die Diagnostik-Debatte in der Bundesrepublik
  • Kontinuitäten und Brüche bei Schizophrenie-Diagnosen in der Bundesrepublik
  • Zwischen Tradition, Pavlov und WHO : Vielfältige Diagnoseklassifikationen und das Krankheitsbild Schizophrenie in der DDR
  • Ärztliche Stellungnahmen zu Diagnoserastern
  • Schizophrenie zwischen Tradition und Pavlov
  • Diagnosepraxis in der Bundesrepublik und der DDR
  • Psychiater untereinander
  • Psychiater und andere Ärzte
  • Das Verhältnis von Arzt und Patientin, Patient
  • Informationsfluss von der Familie in die Institution
  • Ärztliche Diagnosen und Laiendiagnosen
  • Briefwechsel zwischen Laien und Ärzten
  • Wissenszirkulation zwischen Ost und West : Laien-Forderungen nach "westlichen" Behandlungsstandards
  • Zusammenfassung : Krankheit und Diagnostik im Vergleich
  • Arbeit und Leistung : Arbeitsfähigkeit und -unfähigkeit in der Einweisungsargumentation
  • An der Schwelle : Arbeit und Anstaltsbedürftigkeit 1941-1963
  • Inklusion und Exklusion : Arbeit in den Einweisungsargumentationen der Familien im Krieg
  • Arbeitskraft wiederherstellen, Arbeitsabläufe sicherstellen : Familiäre Einweisungsargumentationen in der Bundesrepublik
  • Ein zweischneidiges Schwert : Arbeit in den Einweisungsargumentationen der DDR
  • Das gesunde Selbst im Zweiten Weltkrieg, in der DDR und der Bundesrepublik
  • "Überarbeitung" in der Kriegszeit und der frühen Bundesrepublik
  • Arbeitsfähigkeit als Zeichen von Gesundheit im Zweiten Weltkrieg und der Bundesrepublik
  • Arbeitsfähigkeit und "Überarbeitung" in der DDR
  • Interpretation : Unterschiedliche Vorstellungen in Ost und West
  • Arbeit und Leistung aus ärztlicher Sicht zwischen 1941 und 1963
  • "Psychopathie" als Diagnose in der NS-Zeit
  • Managerkrankheit, "Psychopathie", "Erschöpftsein" : Medizinische Deutungen von "Überarbeitung" in der Bundesrepublik
  • "Überarbeitete" Diagnostik : ein neuer wissenschaftlicher Diskurs mit Folgen für die psychiatrische Praxis in der SBZ, DDR
  • Zusammenfassung : Arbeit und Leistung im Vergleich
  • Fazit
  • Dank
  • Anhang
  • Abkürzungen
  • Statistische Auswertung des Einweisungswegs
  • Tabellen Einweisungsweg 1941 bis Kriegsende
  • Tabellen Einweisungsweg Kriegsende bis einschliesslich 1949
  • Tabellen Einweisungsweg 1950 bis 1955
  • Tabellen Einweisungsweg 1956 bis 1963
  • Weitere Statistische Auswertungen
  • Quellen- und Literaturverzeichnis
  • Quellen
  • Literatur
  • Register.
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xix, 532 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • I. Introduction: Steel and Fire
  • II. Origins: The Puritanical Iron Hand of Constraint
  • III. Illness: The Kingdom of the Mad
  • IV. Character: How Will the Heart Endure?
  • V. Illness and Art: Something Altogether Lived
  • Mortality: Come; I Bell Thee Home
  • Appendix I: Psychiatric Records of Robert Lowell
  • Appendix II: Mania and Depression: Diagnosis and Nomenclature
  • Appendix III: Medical History of Robert Lowell (by Thomas Traill, FRCP).
"The best-selling author of An Unquiet Mind now gives us a groundbreaking life of one of the major American poets of the twentieth century that is at the same time a fascinating study of the relationship between manic-depressive (bipolar) illness, creative genius, and character. In his Pulitzer Prize-winning poetry, Robert Lowell (1917-1977) put his manic-depressive illness into the public domain. Now Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison brings her expertise to bear on his story, illuminating the relationship between bipolar illness and creativity, and examining how Lowell's illness and the treatment he received came to bear on his work. His New England roots, early breakdowns, marriages to three eminent writers, friendships with other poets, vivid presence as a teacher and writer refusing to give up in the face of mental illness--Jamison gives us Lowell's life through a lens that focuses our understanding of the poet's intense discipline, courage, and commitment to his art. Jamison had unprecedented access to Lowell's medical records, as well as to previously unpublished drafts and fragments of poems, and was the first biographer to speak to his daughter. With this new material and a psychologist's deep insight, Jamison delivers a bold, sympathetic account of a poet who was--both despite and because of mental illness--a passionate, original observer of the human condition"-- Provided by publisher.
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