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Author Scott, Michael J., 1948- author.

Title Towards a mental health system that works : a professional guide to getting psychological help / Michael J Scott
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Online access with DDA: Askews (Medicine)
Contents Mental well-being and stress -- Positive psychology -- Overstating preventative capacity and diagnostic creep -- Difficulties in deciding whether something is wrong -- Social support, psychoeducation and psychological disorders -- Availability of psychological therapy services -- The quality of psychological therapy services -- Creating a mental health system fit for purpose -- Maintaining the social significance of psychological therapy -- Wounded healers
Summary Research has established that there are efficacious psychological therapies for most common mental disorders. Psychologist Michael J. Scott details the reforms necessary to ensure that consumers of services receive an evidence-based treatment. Research has established that there are efficacious psychological therapies for most common mental disorders. In Towards a Mental Health System That Works, psychologist Michael J Scott details the reforms necessary to ensure that consumers of services receive an evidence-based treatment. This book examines: the social significance of interventions that target mental-wellbeing and psychological disorder why treatments are l̀ost in translation' from research to routine practice steps that can be taken towards a translation that better recognises the complexity of research and ensures fidelity to an evidence-based treatment protocol the deleterious effects of current provision on clients and therapists. Towards a Mental Health System that Works is a valuable resource for therapists, mental health practitioners, Clinical Commissioning Groups and politicians, enabling them to critically evaluate service provision, distil what constitutes cost-effective evidence-based mental health practice across the whole spectrum of disorders and client populations, and chart a new direction. It also serves as a guide to consumers of mental health services, as well as their friends and family, allowing them to understand what they are likely to experience and what they can demand
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Mental Health Services -- standards.
Health Services Accessibility.
Mental Health Services -- supply & distribution.
Mental Health.
Quality of Health Care -- standards.
Health services accessibility -- Great Britain.
Mental health services -- Standards -- Great Britain
Mental health -- Great Britain
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
Health services accessibility.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Mental health services -- Standards.
Mental health.
United Kingdom.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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