Occupational Therapy Evidence in Practice for Mental Health is an accessible and informative guide to the application of theory and the evidence-base to contemporary clinical practice. Fully updated throughout, chapters cover a range of mental health issues, approaches and settings, including service user and carer involvement, group work, services for older people, interventions, forensic mental health, and managing depression. Key Features * Written by an expert author team, drawing on a wide range of evidence, service contexts, national policy and legislation. * Focus on person-centred practice in mental health services. * Each chapter also contains a variety of learning features, including task boxes, reflective questions and further readings, to aid understanding and demonstrate the use of evidence to inform clinical decision-making. The second edition of this easy-to-read and practical textbook is an ideal resource for occupational therapy students, clinical practitioners, and anyone looking for a concise, accessible guide to evidence-based practice and how it informs occupational therapy in mental health.
Cathy Long is a former Senior Lecturer in Occupational in the School of Health Sciences at York St John University, UK. Dr Jane Cronin-Davis is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences at York St John University, UK. Diane Cotterill is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences at York St John University, UK.
List of Contributors ix Preface xv 1 An Introduction: Tracking Developments in Mental Health Practice 1 Cheryl McMorris 2 Service User and Carer Involvement: Co production 17 Nashiru Momori and Gabrielle Richards 3 Creativity as a Transformative Process 35 Diane Cotterill and Lucy Coleman 4 Group Work in Occupational Therapy: Generic Versus Specialist Practice 59 Catherine Benyon Pindar 5 Working with Alice Smith: Services for Older People 87 Caroline Wolverson and Alison Williams 6 Occupational Therapy Interventions for Someone Experiencing Severe and Enduring Mental Illness 109 Lindsay Rigby and Ian Wilson 7 Forensic Mental Health: Creating Occupational Opportunities 139 Jane Cronin Davis 8 Promoting Self Efficacy in Managing Major Depression 165 Gill Richmond 9 Veterans: Understanding Military Culture and the Possible Effects on Engagement 191 Nick Wood, Diane Cotterill and Jane Cronin-Davis Index 00