Cultural Psychiatry With Children, Adolescents, and FamiliesRapidly changing demographics in the United States over the past few years have resulted in a “majority of minority” youth. This has far-reaching implications for mental health clinicians, for whom knowledge of cultural context is critically important to understanding their patients and rendering effective, compassionate treatment. In addition to addressing cultural context, the book addresses the emerging crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic and the significance of the movement for social justice.
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Good Psychiatric Management and Dialectical Behavior TherapyThis manual, edited by experts on BPD, provides a framework for implementing a stepped care model in settings where access to specialized treatments is limited. The authors contend that the principles of good psychiatric management (GPM) represent a basic foundation that all clinicians can learn and that combined with dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), one of the most effective newer treatment modalities, progress can indeed be realized.
Infanticide and FilicideInfanticide and Filicide reveals new insights and recollections of George Parnham, the attorney who successfully defended Yates. It also delves into research and the practical application of maternal mental health forensics, and offers a thorough description of current theory, bolstered by more than 30 experts in the field representing eight countries, and provides real case examples. A chapter on fathers who commit filicide, a subject that receives far less attention in research, is also in...
Seeking ValueThis comprehensive volume examines the myriad factors that have led to the current state of health care in the United States—starting with an analysis of the meaning and history of value measurement—but it does not stop there. It offers a holistic vision for health care reform, one in which psychiatric professionals play a pivotal role.
Social (In)Justice and Mental HealthSocial (In)Justice and Mental Health introduces readers to the concept of social justice and the outsized, but often ignored, role that social injustice plays in the identification, diagnosis, and management of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The contributors are first-rate, representing diverse perspectives and expertise, and the result is a powerful, multidisciplinary text that mental health clinicians—from psychiatrists and psychologists to trainees and nurses—will find illum...
Tipping the ScalesThis book takes an unflinching look at the role of ethics in compelling treatment for individuals with severe and enduring eating disorders (SEEDs) and the legal context in which coercion, civil commitment, and related issues are situated. The book explores ethical considerations, coercion in treatment, mental capacity in anorexia nervosa, medical guardianship, civil commitment, harm reduction, palliative care, end-stage anorexia, physician-assisted death, and more.