Multimodal Treatment of Acute Psychiatric Illness

Multimodal Treatment of Acute Psychiatric Illness

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The multimodal treatment of acute psychiatric illness is an integrated, systematic set of interventions stabilizing individuals with severe mental illness and helping them avoid the trauma of unnecessary psychiatric hospitalization. Focusing on patients suffering from schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, severe anxiety, and substance dependence, this volume provides individual practitioners and professional teams with the necessary tools for responding to crisis and delivering acute care, reinforcing lessons with real-world hospital case studies, exercises, and resources.This work is distinctive because it a€c provides a standardized guide for conducting stabilizing interventions that service providers across disciplines and education levels can use; a€c offers a theoretical and research base from which to ... and jails by individuals with severe mental illness (Latimer, Bond, aamp; Drake, 2011; Latimer, 2005, 1999; Kamis-Gould et al., 1999). ... An attempt to develop an intervention manual that is relevant to each of the unique programs is too daunting of a task foranbsp;...

Title:Multimodal Treatment of Acute Psychiatric Illness
Author:Justin M Simpson, Glendon L Moriarty
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2013-12-24


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