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A Clinical Introduction to Psychosis

A Clinical Introduction to Psychosis
  • Author : Johanna C. Badcock
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 October 2019
  • ISBN : 0128150130
  • Pages : 742 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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This practical guide outlines the latest advances in understanding and treating psychotic symptoms and disorders, articulating step-by-step the clinical skills and knowledge required to effectively treat this patient population. A Clinical Introduction to Psychosis takes an evidence-based approach that encourages a wider perspective on clinical practice, with chapters covering stigma and bias, cultural factors, the importance of social functioning, physical health, sleep, and more. A broad array of treatment modalities are discussed, including cognitive behavioral therapy, cognitive remediation, psychosocial interventions, trauma-informed therapies, and recovery-oriented practice. The book also provides a concise overview of the latest advances regarding cognitive profiles in people with psychotic disorders, the developmental progression of cognitive abilities, and the clinical relevance of cognitive dysfunction. The book additionally familiarizes readers with issues and controversies surrounding diagnostic classification, transdiagnostic expression, and dimensional assessment of symptoms in psychosis. Provides treatment and assessment methods for psychotic symptoms and disorders Looks at how psychosis develops and the impact of stigma on clinicians and clients Studies the links between trauma, PTSD, and psychosis, as well as sleep and psychosis Covers digital technologies for treating and assessing psychosis Outlines strategies for treating visual and auditory hallucinations Examines how to incorporate consumer and clinician perspectives in clinical practice


A Clinical Introduction to Psychosis

A Clinical Introduction to Psychosis
  • Author : Johanna C. Badcock,Georgie Paulik
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 October 2019
GET THIS BOOKA Clinical Introduction to Psychosis

This practical guide outlines the latest advances in understanding and treating psychotic symptoms and disorders, articulating step-by-step the clinical skills and knowledge required to effectively treat this patient population. A Clinical Introduction to Psychosis takes an evidence-based approach that encourages a wider perspective on clinical practice, with chapters covering stigma and bias, cultural factors, the importance of social functioning, physical health, sleep, and more. A broad array of treatment modalities are discussed, including cognitive behavioral therapy, cognitive remediation, psychosocial interventions,


Assessing Psychosis

Assessing Psychosis
  • Author : James H. Kleiger,Ali Khadivi
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 February 2015
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Assessing Psychosis: A Clinician’s Guide offers both a practical guide and rich clinical resource for a broad audience of mental-health practitioners seeking to sharpen their understanding of diagnostic issues, clinical concepts, and assessment methods that aid in detecting the presence of psychotic phenomena. Practicing psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and psychiatric nurses will find this a valuable resource for clinical practice, training, and teaching purposes.


Delivering CBT for Insomnia in Psychosis

Delivering CBT for Insomnia in Psychosis
  • Author : Flavie Waters,Melissa J. Ree,Vivian Chiu
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 21 April 2017
GET THIS BOOKDelivering CBT for Insomnia in Psychosis

Individuals with psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder often report Insomnia and difficulties sleeping which can significantly impede recovery, worsen symptoms, and reduce quality of life. This volume presents a detailed theoretical rationale and session-by-session outline for delivering Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Insomnia to people with these mental health disorders.The treatment has been developed in close collaboration with people living with mental illness, as well as sleep specialists and psychosis experts. Information regarding the


Experiencing Psychosis

Experiencing Psychosis
  • Author : Jim Geekie,Patte Randal,Debra Lampshire,John Read
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 March 2013
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Extensive scientific research has been conducted into understanding and learning more about psychotic experiences. However, in existing research the voice of subjective experience is rarely taken into consideration. In this book, first-person accounts are brought centre-stage and examined alongside current research to suggest how personal experience can contribute to professional understanding, and therefore the treatment, of psychosis. Experiencing Psychosis brings together a range of contributors who have either experienced psychosis on a personal level or conducted research into the topic.


Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic Disorders
  • Author : Oliver Freudenreich
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 04 December 2019
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This book provides clear and concise guidance for clinicians when they encounter a patient with psychosis, starting with the medical work-up to arrive at a diagnosis and ending with the comprehensive care for patients with established schizophrenia. It covers the optimal use of medications (emphasizing safe use) but also addresses other treatment approaches (psychological treatments, rehabilitation) and the larger societal context of care, including how to work effectively in complex systems. It uniquely condenses the literature into teaching points without


Intervening Early in Psychosis

Intervening Early in Psychosis
  • Author : Kate V. Hardy, Clin.Psych.D.,Jacob S. Ballon, M.D., M.P.H.,Douglas L. Noordsy, M.D.,Steven Adelsheim, M.D.
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release : 02 May 2019
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Young people at clinical high risk of developing psychosis, or those with a recent onset of psychosis, can benefit from a range of tailored interventions each emphasizing recovery and return to functioning.


Recovering from Psychosis

Recovering from Psychosis
  • Author : Stephen Williams
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 November 2015
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The use of first-hand service user accounts of mental illness is still limited in the professional literature available. This is, however, beginning to change, with a new ‘recovery’ focus in mental health services meaning that the voices of service users are finally being heard. Recovering from Psychosis: Empirical Evidence and Lived Experience synthesises a narrative approach alongside an evidence-based review of current treatment by including Stephen Williams’ own personal experience as it relates to psychosis, recovery and treatment. A mental


Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia

Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia
  • Author : Anne Cooke
  • Publisher : BPS Books
  • Release : 09 December 2020
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This report provides an overview of the current state of knowledge about why some people hear voices, experience paranoia or have other experiences seen as 'psychosis'. It also describes what can help. In clinical language, the report concerns the 'causes and treatment of schizophrenia and other psychoses'. In recent years we have made huge progress in understanding the psychology of what had previously often been thought of as a largely biological problem, an illness. Much has been written about the


Psychosis and Near Psychosis

Psychosis and Near Psychosis
  • Author : Eric R. Marcus
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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Psychosis and Near Psychosis offers a psychoanalytically-based approach to an integrated treatment of psychosis and near psychosis, achieved by organizing psychotherapy, medication, hospital and milieu interventions into a powerful therapeutic tool. The author navigates confidently between psychiatric and psychoanalytic approaches, between biological evidence and psychological assessments. According to Dr. Eric Marcus, since the past, so-called heroic psychoanalyses with psychotic patients have clearly been shown to fail, the time is now ripe again to discuss psychosis in terms of the broadened


CBT for Psychosis

CBT for Psychosis
  • Author : Roger Hagen,Douglas Turkington,Torkil Berge,Rolf W. Gråwe
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 September 2013
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This book offers a new approach to understanding and treating psychotic symptoms using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). CBT for Psychosis shows how this approach clears the way for a shift away from a biological understanding and towards a psychological understanding of psychosis. Stressing the important connection between mental illness and mental health, further topics of discussion include: the assessment and formulation of psychotic symptoms how to treat psychotic symptoms using CBT CBT for specific and co-morbid conditions CBT of bipolar


Brief Interventions for Psychosis

Brief Interventions for Psychosis
  • Author : Basant Pradhan,Narsimha Pinninti,Shanaya Rathod
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 10 June 2016
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This book offers a clinical guide that brings together a broad range of brief interventions and their applications in treating psychosis. It describes two core approaches that can narrow the current, substantial gap between the need for psychotherapeutic interventions for all individuals suffering from psychosis, and the limited mental health resources available. The first approach involves utilizing the standard therapeutic modalities in the context of routine clinical interactions after adapting them into brief and effective formats. To that end, the


CBT for Psychosis

CBT for Psychosis
  • Author : Caroline Cupitt
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 July 2018
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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for psychosis is constantly changing and evolving. Recently, in what is sometimes called the ‘third wave’, therapy has become more concerned with the individual’s relationship to their experience, rather than with the content of it. This more process–orientated approach appears to tap into universal psychological processes. The aim is to reduce distress by changing the function of the experience, rather than necessarily the experience itself. Written by some of the leading figures from around


Cognitive Therapy for Psychosis

Cognitive Therapy for Psychosis
  • Author : Anthony Morrison,Julia Renton,Hazel Dunn,Steve Williams,Professor of Clinical Psychology Department of Psychological Sciences Richard Bentall,Richard Bentall
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 August 2004
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Cognitive Therapy for Psychosis provides clinicians with a comprehensive cognitive model that can be applied to all patients with schizophrenia and related disorders in order to aid the development of a formulation that will incorporate all relevant factors. It illustrates the process of assessment, formulation and intervention and highlights potential difficulties arising from work with patients and how they can be overcome. Experienced clinicians write assuming no prior knowledge of the area, covering all of the topics of necessary importance


Lacan on Psychosis

Lacan on Psychosis
  • Author : Jon Mills,David L. Downing
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 21 September 2018
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This is the first book of its kind that attempts to distill Lacan’s views on psychosis for both a specialized and non-specialized audience. An attempt is made to present Lacan’s unorganized theories to apply to conceptual paradigms in psychoanalysis and the humanities as well as applied clinical practice. This effort is in the spirit of fostering dialogue and educating different theoretical orientations within psychoanalysis on what Lacan and his followers have contributed to emerging contemporary perspectives on psychotic


Art Therapy for Psychosis

Art Therapy for Psychosis
  • Author : Katherine Killick
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 17 February 2017
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Art Therapy for Psychosis presents innovative theoretical and clinical approaches to psychosis that have developed in the work of expert clinicians from around the world. It draws on insights that have emerged from decades of clinical practice to explain why and how specialised forms of art therapy constitute a particularly appropriate psychotherapeutic approach to psychosis. The contributors present a diverse range of current theoretical perspectives on the subject, derived from the fields of neuroscience, phenomenology and cognitive analytic theory, as