Psychiatric Rehabilitation

3rd Edition

Print ISBN: 9780128099902
eBook ISBN: 9780123870087
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 24th September 2013
Page Count: 568
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The third edition of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, discusses interventions to help individuals with mental illness improve the quality of their life, achieve goals, and increase opportunities for community integration so they can lead full and productive lives.  This person centered approach emphasizes strengths, skill development, and the attainment of valued social roles.  The third edition has been fully updated with new coverage indicating how to address medical problems while treating for mental illness, wellness and recovery, evidence based practices, and directions for future research.  Retaining the easy to read, engaging style, each chapter includes key terms with definitions, case studies, profiles of leaders in the field, special issues relating to treatment and ethics, and class exercises.  Providing a comprehensive overview of this growing field, the book is suitable as an undergraduate or graduate textbook, as well as a reference for practitioners and academic researchers.

Special Features:

Provides new coverage on comorbid medical disorders, evidence based practices, wellness and recovery, and direction for future research

  • Identifies controversial issues relating to treatment and ethics
  • Supplies case study examples to illustrate chapter points
  • Highlights key terms with definitions and key topics
  • Offers focus questions and class exercises as a teaching tool


Key Features

  • New coverage of DSM-V diagnosis, evidence-based treatment, and daily living skills training
  • Retains case studies, boxed controversial issues, glossary

Table of Contents



Part 1: Understanding the Nature of Severe Mental Illness

Chapter 1 - The Experience of Mental Illness

Chapter 2 - Symptoms and Etiology of Serious Mental Illness

Chapter 3 - Course, Treatment, and Outcome of Severe Mental Illnesses

Part 2: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Principles and Methodology

Chapter 4 - The Goals, Values, and Guiding principles of Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Chapter 5 - Psychiatric Rehabilitation Methods

Part 3: Applications of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Principles and Methodology

Chapter 6 - Health and Wellness

Chapter 7 - Psychiatric Day Programming

Chapter 8 - Assertive community Treatment and Case Management

Chapter 9 - Co-occurring Disorders and Integrated Treatment

Chapter 10 - Employment

Chapter 11 - Supported Education

Chapter 12 - Residential Services and Independent Living

Chapter 13 - Self-help and Peer-delivered Services

Chapter 14 - The Role of the Family in Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Chapter 15 - Psychiatric Rehabilitation in Acute Care and Hospital Settings





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"This is an excellent guide to understanding how far treatment of mentally ill patients has come. From institutionalization to assertive community treatment and independent living, the field has changed significantly in a short period of time… Anyone who reads this book will be well prepared to start working in the field of psychiatric rehabilitation. I highly recommend it." Rating: 5 Stars., 2014