Interventions for Schizophrenia

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£37.99
ISBN: 
9780863884351
Published: 
Dec 2004
Code: 
0025137

This step-by-step manual presents a flexible, five-module intervention programme to help clients with schizophrenia understand their illness, recognise, monitor and cope with their symptoms and reduce the impact of the illness on their lives.

  • Using a broadly psycho-educational approach, the book draws on recent advances in the psychological understanding and management of schizophrenia, such as cognitive-behavioural techniques, to enable people with schizophrenia to cope with specific symptoms such as auditory hallucinations.
  • The detailed individual session guides include session plans, handouts and education material. The book also includes a full description of the range of available assessment tools, their administration and interpretation. Such assessments are useful in monitoring individual change and in assessing treatment effectiveness.
  • Aimed at mental health professionals, including clinical psychologists, psychiatric nurses, social workers and occupational therapists, the programme can be used with individuals or small groups in a variety of settings, such as secure hospitals, general psychiatric hospitals, hostels, group homes, day centres and the client's own home.

As approximately one person in a hundred is likely to receive a diagnosis of schizophrenia in their lifetime, this practical photocopiable manual is a valuable resource for anyone working with this client group.

Contents

208pp, A4, wire-o-bound

Chapters

  • Part 1: Psychological Interventions for Schizophrenia: Theory Practice
  • Part 2: Assessment
  • Part 3: Intervention programme:
  1. Module 1: Engagement treatment preparation
  2. Module 2: Individual analysis of person and 'schizophrenia'
  3. Module 3: Understanding and managing positive symptoms
  4. Module 4: Maximising mental health
  5. Module 5: Bringing it all together
  • Bibliography

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Published reviews

"This is an excellent, highly practical resource...extremely helpful."
Peter Hayward, Consultant Clinical Psychologist/ Honorary Senior Lecturer, South London & Maudsley, Journal of Mental Health

"This training pack should be of interest to those studying to become mental health workers..." 
Care and Health Magazine