Clinical case management with persons having mental illness : a relationship-based perspective /

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Author / Creator:Walsh, Joseph (Joseph F.)
Imprint:Australia ; Belmont, CA : Brooks/Cole, c2000.
Description:xiii, 322 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject:Mental illness -- Treatment -- Case studies.
Psychotherapist and patient -- Case studies.
Mentally ill -- Care -- Case studies.
Mental Disorders -- therapy -- Case Reports.
Case Management -- organization & administration -- Case Reports.
Professional-Patient Relations -- Case Reports.
Psychology, Clinical -- methods -- Case Reports.
Mental illness -- Treatment.
Mentally ill -- Care.
Psychotherapist and patient.
Case studies.
Format: Print Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-314) and indexes.
Summary:This text equips future mental health practitioners with a model and theory for case management with those with mental illness. The author helps readers feel more competent working with the these clients, giving readers skills that establish and sustain clinical relationships over months or years. The author provides intervention techniques for clients with a variety of mental illnesses (including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, schizotypal personality, paranoid ideation).This text differs from other texts by applying the theory of symbolic interactionism, emphasizing the need for establishing a productive relationship with clients as a prerequisite to any other intervention.
Physical Description:xiii, 322 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-314) and indexes.