Now in its third edition, Mental Health in Australia is the go-to reference on mental health for students, academics and practitioners. With a new four part structure, the book thoroughly covers the current context of mental health, clinical practice principles, and the assessment and management of mental health disorders. Taking a cross-disciplinary approach, Mental Health in Australia reflects a wide range of opinions and perspectives in the field of mental health care. This approach also allows the text to be used throughout a degree and into professional practice. Authoritative and up-to-date, Mental Health in Australia is the most comprehensive Australian book on mental health on the market.New to this edition: A new four part structure Three new editors bringing their teaching and professional expertise Four new chapters: Psychopharmacology, Psychological Therapies, Supporting Recovery & Living Well, and Eating Disorders Thoroughly updated to reflect the current context of mental health practice A greater focus on recovery and social reconnection
Graham Meadows: Consultant psychiatrist with Southern Health and Director of Southern Synergy. John Farhall: Clinical psychologist jointly appointed to the School of Psychological Science at La Trobe University and to North Western Mental Health (a division of Melbourne Health), and is a Director of Mind Australia. Ellie Fossey: Senior lecturer and postgraduate course coordinator in the Department of Occupational Therapy at La Trobe University. Margaret Grigg: General Manager, Research Development and Advocacy, Mind Australia. Fiona McDermott: Holds a joint appointment in the Department of Social Work at Monash University and Southern Health. Bruce Singh: Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences Projects), University of Melbourne.
PART 1: THE CONTEXT; 1. SOCIETY, MENTAL HEALTH AND ILLNESS; 2. MENTAL ILLNESS: RESPONSE FROM THE COMMUNITY; 3. THE GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE; 4. DELIVERY MENTAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS; 5.MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN AUSTRALIA; 6. MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN AUSTRALIAN STATES AND TERRITORIES; 7. RESEARCH IN MENTAL DISORDERS AND MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE; 8. EVALUATION AND THE CONCEPT OF QUALITY IN MENTAL HEALTHCARE DELIVERY; 9. MENTAL DISORDER IN AUSTRALIA; PART 2: CLINICAL PRACTICE PRINCIPLES; 10. THE ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS IN MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES; 11. WORKING COLLABORATIVELY; 12. ASSESSMENT: ESSENTIAL SKILLS; 13. SPECIALISED ASSESSMENT SKILLS; 14. CASE MANAGEMENT; 15. PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY; 16. PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENTS; 17. RECOVERY; PART 3: DISORDERS CONSIDERED IN THE CONTEXT OF THE LIFESPAN; 18. PERSONALITY DISORDERS; 19. DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS; 20. DISORDERS OF CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE: A DEVELOPMENTAL AND FAMILY PERSPECTIVE; 21. YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH: A NEW STREAM OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE FOR ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS; 22. PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AFFECTING THE ELDERLY IN AUSTRALIA; PART 4: DISORDERS COMMONLY PRESENTING IN ADULT LIFE; 23. ANXIETY DISORDERS; 24. AFFECTIVE DISORDERS; 25. SUBSTANCE-RELATED DISORDERS; 26. SOMATOFORM DISORDERS; 27. EATING DISORDERS; 28. SCHIZOPHRENIA AND RELATED DISORDERS