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Promoting Recovery From First Episode Psychosis

Author : Sabrina Baker
ISBN : 1770523820
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Family members can play a significant role in helping to identify early signs of psychosis, in seeking prompt and appropriate treatment for their relative, and in promoting the recovery process. The guide is divided into two parts: - Part I is designed to help families to support their relatives' recovery. It includes information about treatment of psychosis, crisis intervention, and working with mental health professionals. - Part II focusses on the family's journey to recovery. It describes specialized services for families, self-care strategies, and communication and limit-setting tips.

Promoting Recovery In Early Psychosis

Author : Paul French
ISBN : 1444318829
Genre : Psychology
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[There has been an] extraordinary shift in how we understand and treat psychosis, none more so than in the arena of Early Intervention (EI) bringing with it new hope for young people with emerging psychosis and their families. From the introduction to the book Centred around the Early Psychosis Declaration (EPD), this book explores the declaration's five themes through contributions from a sizeable number of mental health practitioners, service-users and carers. It is designed to help those working with people experiencing psychosis at an early stage of illness to develop and implement effective early intervention skills, enabling them to examine and refine their practice. Most importantly, the book is a practical guide to delivering early intervention strategies with a unique focus on recovery. Includes an abundance of case studies to link theory to practice Evidence-based Edited by an team with a wealth of clinical and research experience Suitable for qualified practitioners from all disciplines working in the Early Intervention field, including mental health nurses, psychiatrists, social workers, occupational therapists, clinical psychologists and lecturer/practitioners

First Episode Psychosis

Author : Sarah Bromley
ISBN : 1770525955
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A first episode of psychosis is confusing and frightening for those who experience it, and for their family and friends. This distress is heightened when those involved don't understand what is happening, and what can be done to help. This brief and helpful guide outlines the symptoms, phases, causes, different types and the treatment of psychosis. This knowledge can help to increase understanding, and to promote recovery.

The First Episode Of Psychosis

Author : Michael T Compton
ISBN : 0199707006
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The First Episode of Psychosis is the ideal book for patients experiencing the frightening and confusing initial episode of psychosis, which often occurs during late adolescence or early adulthood, and which affects nearly 3% of all people over the course of their lifetime. The book covers a range of disorders, focusing on primary psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and schizophreniform disorder, clearly describing symptoms, early warning signs, and treatment--information that is essential for patients and families faced with the challenges posed by psychosis. The book also discusses psychiatric evaluation, healthy lifestyle choices, and the stigma often associated with mental illnesses. Worksheets allow readers to keep records of symptoms to facilitate communication with care providers, and an extensive glossary clarifies the dizzying array of terms used by medical professionals. Optimistic, practical, and recovery-oriented, The First Episode of Psychosis will help patients and their families to take an active, informed role in their care to ensure the best possible prognosis.

Cbt For Those At Risk Of A First Episode Psychosis

Author : Mark van der Gaag
ISBN : 9781135052690
Genre : Psychology
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Can severe mental illness be prevented by early intervention? Mental illness is highly prevalent in the general population and has its onset mostly in adolescence and young adulthood. Early intervention usually leads to improved prognosis. This book describes a newly developed, evidence based cognitive behavioural intervention that can be used by clinicians to treat the precursor symptoms of psychosis and other severe mental illness. CBT for those at risk of a First Episode Psychosis offers a detailed new psychotherapy that has been shown to reduce the chance of transition to a first psychotic episode and to improve the chance for recovery. This encompasses: Psycho-education about prepsychotic symptoms A review of literature about psychological processes that are known to play a role in the development of psychosis A comprehensive manual – illustrated by numerous clinical vignettes - that can be used to treat help-seeking subjects with an increased risk of developing psychosis. Links to online resources and exercises to be used in therapy and education. A description of the multicentre randomized clinical trial investigating this new psychotherapy. The vast collective experience and expertise of the authors of this handbook results in an invaluable text for clinicians working in mental health care, as well as students, lecturers and researchers who have an interest in the prevention of schizophrenia and other severe mental illness.

Psychocultural Dimensions Of Recovery From First Episode Psychosis In Java

Author : Subandi
ISBN : OCLC:761088475
Genre : Cultural psychiatry
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Employing a combination of ethnographic and clinical methodology, this study aims to explore the psychocultural dimensions of recovery from first episode psychotic illness in a Javanese setting, specifically Yogyakarta. Although the rate of recovery was comparable with that in developing countites, the thesis argues that psychocultural factors play a role in promoting recovery from psychosis.

Psychosis And Schizophrenia In Children And Young People

Author : National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (Great Britain)
ISBN : 1908020601
Genre : Medical
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There is a worse prognosis for psychosis and schizophrenia when onset is in childhood or adolescence. This text emphasises early recognition and assessment of possible symptoms, offering comprehensive advice. It reviews the evidence of across the care pathway, encompassing access to and delivery of services, experience of care, psychological and pharmaceutical interventions, and more.

Act For Psychosis Recovery

Author : Emma K. O'Donoghue
ISBN : 9781626256156
Genre : Psychology
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ACT for Psychosis Recovery is the first book to provide a breakthrough, evidence-based, step-by-step approach for group work with clients suffering from psychosis. As evidenced in a study by Patricia A. Bach and Steven C. Hayes, patients with psychotic symptoms who received acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) in addition to treatment as usual showed half the rate of rehospitalization as those who did not. With this important guide, you’ll learn how a patient’s recovery can be both supported and sustained by promoting acceptance, mindfulness, and values-driven action. The journey of personal recovery from psychosis is immensely challenging. Patients often struggle with paranoia, auditory hallucinations, difficulties with motivation, poor concentration and memory, and emotional dysregulation. In addition, families and loved ones may have trouble understanding psychosis, and stigmatizing attitudes can limit opportunity and create alienation for patients. True recovery from psychosis means empowering patients to take charge of their lives. Rather than focusing on pathology, ACT teaches patients how to stay grounded in the present moment, disengage from their symptoms, and pursue personally meaningful lives based on their values. In this groundbreaking book, you will learn how to facilitate ACT groups based on a central metaphor (Passengers on the Bus), so that mindfulness and values-based action are introduced in a way that is engaging and memorable. You will also find tips and strategies to help clients identify valued directions, teach clients how to respond flexibly to psychotic symptoms, thoughts, and emotions that have been barriers to living a valued life, and lead workshops that promote compassion and connection among participants. You’ll also find tried and tested techniques for engaging people in groups, particularly those traditionally seen as “hard to reach”—people who may be wary of mental health services or experience paranoia. And finally, you’ll gain skills for engaging participants from various ethnic backgrounds. Finding purpose and identity beyond mental illness is an important step in a patient’s journey toward recovery. Using the breakthrough approach in this book, you can help clients gain the insight needed to achieve lasting well-being.

The Recognition And Management Of Early Psychosis

Author : Henry J. Jackson
ISBN : 9780521617314
Genre : Medical
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This new edition describes a stage-specific model highlighting the risk, the clinical and biological factors present during the development of psychotic illness, and the best treatments available for each of these stages. Guides practitioners and researchers in the adoption of carefully planned management strategies fully integrating treatment with prevention.

Psychosis And Emotion

Author : Andrew I. Gumley
ISBN : 9781135018054
Genre : Psychology
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There is increasing recognition that emotional distress plays a significant part in the onset of psychosis, the experience of psychosis itself and in the unfolding of recovery that follows. This book brings together leading international experts to explore the role of emotion and emotion regulation in the development and recovery from psychosis. Psychosis and Emotion offers extensive clinical material and cutting-edge research with a focus on: the diverse theoretical perspectives on the importance of emotion in psychosis the interpersonal, systemic and organisational context of recovery from psychosis and the implications for emotional distress the implications of specific perspectives for promoting recovery from psychosis With thorough coverage of contemporary thinking, including psychoanalytic, cognitive, developmental, evolutionary and neurobiological, this book will be a valuable resource to clinicians and psychological therapists working in the field.

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