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Social Inclusion and Mental Health

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  • Date Published: June 2010
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781904671879

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  • Medicine is changing, towards a greater emphasis on self-care and patient choice. But truly collaborative care is hampered by inequality, exacerbated by stigmatisation and discrimination. These experiences of social exclusion can block the road to recovery for people with mental illness. People with mental illness are among the most socially excluded in our society. This book is concerned with social exclusion and mental disorder and the steps that psychiatrists and mental health workers can take to facilitate the social inclusion of people with mental health problems. Alongside contributions from psychiatrists and mental health professionals, people with mental illness and their carers write about the helplessness they sometimes feel when faced with mental health services, the challenges of caring for someone, and what might be done to aid the journey to recovery. The book encompasses a wealth of experience and evidence supported by research and everyday practice. This is an invaluable resource for mental health professionals, medical educators, policy makers, mental health service providers and charities.

    • Offers comprehensive discussion of the nature and extent of exclusion resulting from mental illness in the UK today
    • Provides recovery-oriented perspectives from mental health professionals, serviceusers and carers
    • Presents advice on how professional practice, training and mental health services can be transformed to facilitate social inclusion
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    • Date Published: June 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781904671879
    • length: 400 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 157 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.69kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Contents
    Foreword
    Part I. What Is Social Exclusion?:
    1. Introduction
    2. Concepts of social exclusion
    3. Social exclusion of people with mental health problems and learning disabilities: key aspects
    4. Policy and social exclusion
    5. How is social exclusion relevant to psychiatry?
    6. Socially inclusive working across the psychiatric subspecialties
    Part II. Social Exclusion: The Scope of the Problem:
    7. The extent of disadvantage, poverty and social exclusion in the UK
    8. How are people with mental health problems excluded?
    9. Social exclusion in specific social groups and individuals with mental health problems
    10. Social exclusion and people with mental health problems: developing a clearer picture
    11. Finding acceptance: the experiences of people who use mental health services
    12. Social inclusion from the carer's perspective
    Part III. Working towards Inclusive Psychiatry:
    13. Social inclusion: research and evidence-based practice
    14. Implications of social inclusion for individual practice
    15. Socially inclusive mental health services: what will they look like?
    16. Training for socially inclusive practice
    17. Community mental health and the inclusion-exclusion seesaw
    18. Socially inclusive practice and psychiatry in the 21st century.

  • Editors

    Jed Boardman

    Alan Currie

    Helen Killaspy

    Gillian Mezey

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