Includes efficacy of treatments for: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, geropsychiatric patients with severe mental illness, psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents, and psychiatric rehabilitation. Discussions focus on hydrotherapy, bloodletting and transfusion, sleep, shock, and electrical treatments, fever therapy, and insulin and convulsion treatments. Despite practitioner modifications, deleterious effects on memory and cognition persisted. This book is of interest not only to psychiatrists, but also to mental health workers, psychologists, social scientists and social workers who wish to alter common precepts and prejudices regarding psychiatric disorders. Appelbaum demonstrates this thesis in analyses of four of the most important reforms in mental health law over the past two decades: involuntary hospitalization, liability of professionals for violent acts committed by their patients, the right to refuse treatment, and the insanity defense. In addition to an essential overview of psychiatry in general, Mental Illness and Psychiatric Treatment: A Guide for Pastoral Counselors will help you to better serve people suffering from depression, anxiety disorders, chemical dependency, reality impairment, or personality disorders.
Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Category: Medical Author : J. The Anci llary package consists of a printed Instructor's Manual and Test Bank on disk. Judges, lawyers, mental health professionals, family members, and the general public collaborate in fashioning an extra-legal process to accomplish what they think is fair for persons with mental illness. Show more Ministering to Minds Diseased: A History of Psychiatric Treatment focuses on the advancements of methodologies, approaches, and techniques in the practice of psychiatry. .
This site is like a library, you could find million book here by using search box in the widget. Despite its reemergence as a safe and effective psychiatric tool, however, it continues to be shrouded by a longstanding negative public image, not least due to films such as the classic One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, where the inmate of a psychiatric clinic played by Jack Nicholson is subjected to electro-shock to curb his rebellious behavior. Lay belief in the existence of important side-effects to this medication and public fears about the risk of addiction form the basis of very restricted, or even hostile, attitudes towards it and result in weak compliance. Persons suffering from other forms of mental illness are stigmatized to a lesser degree. This book is designed to bring essential knowledge and skills to the religious professional who seeks to provide special ministry to the emotionally troubled. Mental Illness and Psychiatric Treatment: A Guide for Pastoral Counselors shows you what spiritual symptoms to look for when assessing someone in your care.
The revival of electroshock in recent decades is found to be a product of growing materialism in American psychiatry and the political and economic realities of managed medical care. For example, did you know that: severe depressive illness could include the loss of faith, abandonment of hope, loss of a right relationship with God, or even self-hatred, guilt, despair, and self-annihilation a psychotic reaction marked by loss of contact with reality might involve abnormal self-importance, grandiosity, fear, or stubbornly mistaken perceptions of reality a problem with alcoholism might involve immoral behavior, irresponsible conduct, denial of the loss of control over liquor consumption, or abject guilt, shame, and self-hatred personality disorders may bring on profound disturbances in social relationships, self-centered anger, impulsiveness, dishonesty, impurity, or distrust of others people with anxiety disorders can lose their trust in God, develop obsessive fears and tensions, and become unable to turn things over to God's divine care In Mental Illness and Psychiatric Treatment: A Guide for Pastoral Counselors, you'll find the information you need to make effective judgments and assessments about the people seeking your help. The text takes a look at the expansion of psychotherapy, behavior therapy, and evolution of mental hospitals. Ministering to Minds Diseased: A History of Psychiatric Treatment focuses on the advancements of methodologies, approaches, and techniques in the practice of psychiatry. This is particularly true of the mentally ill. It provides a basic understanding of psychiatric illnesses, theory, and treatment modalities that is certain to enlarge the perspective of the pastoral worker. When the law gets in the way of commonsense beliefs about the need to treat serious mental illness, it is often put aside.
The publication is a dependable source material for mental health experts and readers interested in psychiatric treatment. First-hand accounts poignantly portray what it is like to be the victim of stigma and mental illness. Culture, Ethnicity, and Mental Illness provides a cultural framework in the psychiatric care of a variety of groups in the United States, including African Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Hispanics, women, elderly people, and gay men and lesbians. The study has shown how people with mental disorders present their problems to doctors and how likely their disorders are to be detected and treated. But the threat is real that labeling will extend to every endeavor linked to mental illness: care facilities, professionals, therapies in general and psychotropic medication in particular. Yet at the same time, many mentally-wounded veterans were struggling with a pension system which was failing to give them security.
Beyond its vilification in popular culture, the stereotype of convulsive therapy as a dangerous and inhumane practice is fuelled by professional posturing and public misinformation. Early American experiments with electrical medicine are also examined, while the development of electroshock in America is considered through the lens of social, political, and economic factors. These ideas are then linked to contemporary conventions of musical expression in order to illustrate certain interpretative possibilities. Category: Medical Author : Patricia D. The publication is a dependable source material for mental health experts and readers interested in psychiatric treatment. The authors trace the history of electroshock in the United States in three historic stages: from an enthusiastic reception in 1940, to a period of crisis in the 1960s, to its resurgence after 1980.
The collection is also available in a number of themed mini-sets of between 5 and 13 volumes, or as a complete collection. Medicinal Treatment; The herbals and the herbalists; The narcotics. In an effort to redress this imbalance, Nicola Spelman identifies links between the anti-psychiatry movement and representations of madness in popular music of the 1960s and 1970s, analysing the various ways in which ideas critical of institutional psychiatry are embodied both verbally and musically in specific songs by David Bowie, Lou Reed, Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper, The Beatles, and Elton John. Topics include action techniques in psychotherapy, meditation, music therapy, early hospitals, madhouses, conditions, abuses, and reforms in hospitals, and retreat into custodialism. The new material in the Updated Paperback Edition describes the resurgence of electroshock in the private psychiatric sector as a treatment of choice for depression. Category: Medical Author : Samuel J. Category: Reference Author : T.
The book provides you with fascinating case studies that highlight symptoms and illness patterns as well as treatment options and techniques for coordinating pastoral counseling with the mental health team. The manuscript then ponders on medicinal treatment, including narcotics, neuroleptic and antidepressant drugs, chemistry and the development of psychopharmacology, and lithium, vitamin, and hormone treatments. Conclusions; Biographical and Historical Notes; Bibliography; Index. All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don't worry about it. The book first offers information on early physical treatments, epilepsy and its treatment, and later physical treatments. Discussions focus on hydrotherapy, bloodletting and transfusion, sleep, shock, and electrical treatments, fever therapy, and insulin and convulsion treatments. Spiritual sickness is a complex concept that may take many forms depending on the type of emotional illness it accompanies.