Mental Health in Ireland: Policy, Practice and law download free [PDF and Ebook] by Dr. Agnes Higgins

Mental Health in Ireland: Policy, Practice and law download free [PDF and Ebook] by Dr. Agnes Higgins year 2014
  • Book name: Mental Health in Ireland: Policy, Practice and law
  • Author: Dr. Agnes Higgins
  • Release date: 2014/8/2
  • Publisher: GILL
  • Language: Not Available
  • Genre or Collection: Teaching Resources and Education
  • ISBN: 9780717159802
  • Rating: 8.77 of 10
  • Votes: 345
  • Review by: Egypt Fuqua
  • Review rating: 7.25 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/10
  • Total pages: 314
  • Includes a PDF summary of 32 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Unique new book providing an overview and critical analysis of developments in Irish mental health policy, practice and law from 1945 to the present day, in the context of key emerging theoretical concepts.Written by leaders in the field, the book is presented in three distinct sections, which examine:The context for mental health care and support in 21st-century IrelandEmerging developments in mental health service delivery and lawThe implications of current trends for mental health policy, practice and law in Ireland in the future.Addresses key issues relating to recent changes in approaches to mental health care and implications for mental health practitioners, such as:The shifting discourse around conceptions and treatment of mental distressThe move from expert-led care to recovery-orientated, partnership-based supportThe challenge posed to service development by minority and marginalised groupsThe changing interface between the legal and mental health care systemsThe complexity of economic evaluation of mental health servicesThe paradox of mental health service provision in a risk-averse society.Reviews the Mental Health Act 2001, the Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2006, the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Irish Government's mental health policy, A Vision for Change. Presents an invaluable resource, based on recent academic and informally published literature, in the field of mental health in Ireland.Written For:Undergraduate and postgraduate students in mental health nursing, psychology, social work, occupational therapy and psychiatryAlso suitable for students of medicine, social policy, disability studies, speech and language therapy and anyone with an interest in mental health'Overall this book is an excellent, indispensable resource which is based on current academic and published literature. I would most definitely recommend [it] to both students and practitioners. [It] is an insightful read and a great contribution to Irish knowledge.'Brid Joy, The Irish Social Worker
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H18M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Psychology, Disability: Social Aspects, Illness & Addiction: Social Aspects, Medical & Healthcare Law, Higher & Further Education, Tertiary Education, Care Of The Mentally Ill, Adult Education, Continuous Learning, Central Government Policies
  • Available formats: DOC, OEB, TXT, RTF, WORD, PNG, PDF, EPUB. Compressed in TAR.LZO, LZO, LZMA, JAR, RAR, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 49.17 USD
  • Dimensions: 157x234x17mm
  • Weight: 494g
  • Printed by: Gill Education
  • Published in: Dublin, Ireland

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