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Mental Health

A Person-centred Approach

This textbook has now been replaced with a newer edition. On 1st July 2023 it will be withdrawn from institutional access; further information is available here.


Nicholas Procter, University of South Australia, Helen P. Hamer, Helen Hamer & Associates, Denise McGarry, Australian Catholic University, North Sydney, Rhonda L. Wilson, University of Southern Denmark, Terry Froggatt, Nan Tien Institute


Mental Health: A person-centred approach adopts an all-encompassing approach to engaging with, responding to and supporting people with mental illness and substance abuse. This substantially updated second edition incorporates the latest mental health research, including a new chapter focusing on psychotropic medications, while retaining the strong narrative approach of the first edition. Readers are encouraged to connect theory, practice and the lived experiences of consumers and carers. The diverse range of consumer and carer perspectives enhances readers' understanding of the…

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  • Covers a broad range of topics, providing students with a comprehensive understanding and encouraging best practice
  • Adopts a person-centred, strengths-based approach that is supported by personal narratives from both consumers and carers
  • Connects theory with practice through highly effective pedagogy
  • Includes exciting new chapters on psychotropic medications and e-mental health that prepare students for the future of the profession

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