Supervision and Treatment Experiences of Probationers with Mental Illness: Analyses of Contemporary Issues in Community Corrections
May 01, 2018
January 19, 2017
Narratives of Art Practice and Mental Wellbeing draws on extensive research carried out with mental health service users who are also practicing artists. Using narrative data gained through hours of reflective conversation, it explores not whether art can contribute to positive wellbeing and...
Diana Semmelhack, Larry Ende, Clive Hazell
December 20, 2016
Mental illness is prevalent in society with a quarter of individuals having a diagnosable mental illness. A growing percentage of these individuals develop severe disorders which incapacitate them and may leave them unemployed, lonely, isolated and untreated. In recent years, there has been a...
Joshua L. Cohen, J. Lauren Johnson, Penny Orr
November 18, 2016
While film and video has long been used within psychological practice, researchers and practitioners have only just begun to explore the benefits of film and video production as therapy. This volume describes a burgeoning area of psychotherapy which employs the art of filmmaking and digital...
Mike Watts, Agnes Higgins
July 21, 2016
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...
September 08, 2015
Suicide is considered to be the leading cause of preventable death in prisons. While there is increasingly expansive literature examining the various risk factors associated with a likelihood of eventual prison suicide, so far this has struggled to lead to successful prevention programmes. An...
Oliver Mason, Gordon Claridge
June 12, 2015
For several decades there has been an increasing move towards viewing the psychotic illnesses from a dimensional perspective, seeing them as continuous with healthy functioning. The idea, concentrating mostly on schizophrenia, has generated considerable theoretical debate as well as empirical...
Lisa Wake, Richard Gray, Frank Bourke
July 04, 2014
Despite widespread use, Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) is a topic of much debate, often receiving criticism from academic and professional sectors. In this book international academics, researchers and therapists are brought together to examine the current evidence of the clinical efficacy of...