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Tom Burns and Mike Firn.

in Outreach in Community Mental Health Care

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 3032 words.

Crisis intervention is an important component of community outreach, so the arrangements for flexible and timely access have always been important. The original ACT model stressed 24/7...

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Bipolar affective disorder

Tom Burns and Mike Firn.

in Outreach in Community Mental Health Care

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 5367 words.

This chapter deals with the other major psychotic illness, bipolar affective disorder. Bipolar disorder poses a difficult question for outreach workers, as patients are often well recovered...

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Community Paediatrics

Edited by Srinivas Gada.

September 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Community Medical Services; Patient Education and Information; Neurology; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Clinical Genetics. 688 pages.

Containing detailed summaries on a comprehensive range of clinical scenarios and conditions, and organised according to the different sub-specialities of community paediatrics, this...

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Compulsion and freedom

Tom Burns and Mike Firn.

in Outreach in Community Mental Health Care

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 6085 words.

Outreach is particularly needed for patients with limited insight into their need for treatment. This chapter examines the concept of insight and the practices used to support it and to...

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Cultural sensitivity

Tom Burns and Mike Firn.

in Outreach in Community Mental Health Care

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 6690 words.

This chapter concentrates on ethnicity and the complex relationship with both economic disadvantage and mental health access and outcomes when working in culturally diverse communities. The...

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Current context and aims

Tom Burns and Mike Firn.

in Outreach in Community Mental Health Care

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 4622 words.

This chapter addresses the current context of mental health care for outreach practice. It covers the rise of consumerism, the increased emphasis on audit and clinical governance, plus the...

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Daily living skills

Tom Burns and Mike Firn.

in Outreach in Community Mental Health Care

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 3209 words.

This chapter covers interventions with people who need encouragement with cooking or shopping due to motivational, cognitive, and information-processing difficulties associated with severe...

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Depression, anxiety, and situational disorders

Tom Burns and Mike Firn.

in Outreach in Community Mental Health Care

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 4248 words.

Outreach workers, even if mainly concerned with severe psychoses, must regularly deal with depression, anxiety, and situational disorders. This chapter summarizes the practical approaches...

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Employment

Tom Burns and Mike Firn.

in Outreach in Community Mental Health Care

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 3769 words.

Employment rates for people with severe mental illness are low. Stigma and dependency on welfare benefits act as barriers to employment. The case for the promotion of employment...

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Engagement

Tom Burns and Mike Firn.

in Outreach in Community Mental Health Care

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 3969 words.

Engagement is defined and a classification of engagement-related activity presented, underlining the centrality of individual and team relationships in delivering health and social care to...

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