Improving Mental Health Care: The Global Challenge

Improving Mental Health Care: The Global Challenge

By: Graham Thornicroft (editor), Mirella Ruggeri (editor), Prof. David Goldberg (editor)Hardback

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Written by many of the world's leading practitioners in the delivery of mental health care, this book clearly presents the results of scientific research about care and treatment for people with mental illness in community settings. The book presents clear accounts of what is known, extensively referenced, with critical appraisals of the strength of the evidence and the robustness of the conclusions that can be drawn. Improving Mental Health Care adds to our knowledge of the challenge and the solutions and stands to make a significant contribution to global mental health.


Contributors xii Section 1 The global challenge 1 1 The nature and scale of the global mental health challenge 3 Mirella Ruggeri, Graham Thornicroft and David Goldberg 2 Scaling up mental health care in resource-poor settings 12 Shekhar Saxena, Benedetto Saraceno and Justin Granstein 3 The swings and roundabouts of community mental health: The UK fairground 25 Peter Tyrer 4 Mental health services and recovery 40 Mike Slade, Mary Leamy, Victoria Bird and Clair Le Boutillier Section 2 Meeting the global challenge 57 5 Implementing evidence-based treatments in routine mental health services: Strategies, obstacles, new developments to better target care provided 59 Antonio Lasalvia, Sarah Tosato, Katia De Santi, Doriana Cristofalo, Chiara Bonetto and Mirella Ruggeri 6 The need for new models of care for people with severe mental illnessin low- and middle-income countries 78 Ruben Alvarado, Alberto Minoletti, Elie Valencia, Graciela Rojas and Ezra Susser 7 The role of primary care in low- and middle-income countries 96 David Goldberg, Graham Thornicroft and Nadja van Ginneken 8 Meeting the challenge of physical comorbidity and unhealthy lifestyles 114 Lorenzo Burti, Loretta Berti, Elena Bonfioli and Irene Fiorini 9 Complex interventions in mental health services research: Potential, limitations and challenges 131 Thomas Becker and Bernd Puschner 10 The feasibility of applying the clinical staging paradigm to the care of people with mental disorders 145 Javier Vazquez-Bourgon, Luis Salvador-Carulla, Benedicto Crespo-Facorro and Jose Luis Vazquez-Barquero 11 Work, mental health and depression 163 Aart Schene, Hiske Hees, Maarten Koeter and Gabe de Vries 12 Training mental health providers in better communication with their patients 180 Christa Zimmermann, Lidia Del Piccolo, Claudia Goss, Giuseppe Deledda, Mariangela Mazzi and Michela Rimondini 13 Making an economic case for better mental health services 193 Martin Knapp Section 3 New research methods 209 14 Incorporating local information and prior expert knowledge to evidence-informed mental health system research 211 Luis Salvador-Carulla, Carlos Garcia-Alonso, Karina Gibert and Javier Vazquez-Bourgon 15 Innovative epidemiological methods 229 Francesco Amaddeo, Valeria Donisi, Laura Grigoletti and Alberto Rossi 16 Routine outcome monitoring: A tool to improve the quality of mental health care? 246 Sjoerd Sytema and Lian van der Krieke 17 Psychiatric case registers: Their use in the era of global mental health 264 Povl Munk-Jorgensen and Niels Okkels 18 Can brain imaging address psychosocial functioning and outcome in schizophrenia? 281 Marcella Bellani, Nicola Dusi and Paolo Brambilla 19 Statistics and the evaluation of the effects of randomised health-care interventions 291 20 Service user involvement in mental health research 308 Diana Rose Section 4 Delivering better care in the community 317 21 Psychotropic drug epidemiology and systematic reviews of randomised clinical trials: The roads travelled, the roads ahead 319 Andrea Cipriani, Michela Nose and Corrado Barbui 22 Services for people with severe mental disorders in high-income countries: From efficacy to effectiveness 340 Paul Bebbington, Elizabeth Kuipers and David Fowler 23 The management of mental disorders in the primary care setting 374 Matteo Balestrieri 24 Some wobbly planks in the platform of mental health care 394 Norman Sartorius 25 Treatment gaps and knowledge gaps in mental health: Schizophrenia as a global challenge 403 Assen Jablensky Index 424

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  • ISBN13: 9781118337974
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 462
  • ID: 9781118337974
  • weight: 956
  • ISBN10: 1118337972

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