Assertive outreach in mental health : a manual for practitioners /

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Author / Creator:Burns, Tom, 1946-
Imprint:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Description:x, 345 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Series:Oxford medical publications
Subject:Mentally ill -- Services for -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Community mental health services -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Chronically ill -- Services for -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Chronically ill -- Services for.
Community mental health services.
Mentally ill -- Services for.
Handbooks and manuals.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4721109
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Other authors / contributors:Firn, Mike.
ISBN:0198516150 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [318]-336) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Pt. I. Conceptual issues
  • 1. Origins of assertive outreach
  • 2. Current context and aims
  • 3. Who is assertive outreach for? Referrals and discharges
  • 4. Ingredients and standards (model fidelity)
  • 5. Key working versus the 'team approach'
  • 6. 24-hour availability and extended services
  • 7. The role of medication
  • 8. Compulsion and freedom
  • 9. Cultural sensitivity
  • Pt. II. Health and social care practice
  • 10. Engagement
  • 11. Medication compliance
  • 12. Hostility
  • 13. Suicidality
  • 14. Self-neglect
  • 15. Schizophrenia and delusional disorders
  • 16. Bipolar affective disorder
  • 17. Personality problems and disorders
  • 18. Depression, anxiety, and situational disorders
  • 19. Substance abuse
  • 20. Personal finance
  • 21. Housing and homelessness
  • 22. Physical health care
  • 23. Employment and activity
  • 24. Daily living skills
  • 25. Psychosocial interventions and work with families and carers
  • Pt. III. Structural issues
  • 26. Managing the team
  • 27. Training
  • 28. Service planning
  • 29. Research and development.