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Community Psychology and Community Mental Health Towards Transformative Change

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ISBN-10: 0199362424

ISBN-13: 9780199362424

Edition: 2015

Authors: Geoffrey Nelson, Bret Kloos, Jose Ornelas

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Mental health practices and programs around the world face growing criticism from policymakers, consumers, and service providers for being ineffective, overly reliant on treatment by professionals, and overly focused on symptoms. Many have called for new paradigms of mental health and new practices that can better support recovery, community integration, and adaptive functioning for persons diagnosed with psychiatric disabilities. While there has recently been much discourse about transformation and recovery, there has yet to be a critical and systematic review that unpacks the concept of mental health systems transformation or that examines strategies for how to create transformative…    
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Book details

List price: $58.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/10/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.18" wide x 9.21" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Geoffrey Nelson is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Bret Kloos is an Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina and has been the Guest Editor of three issues of community psychology journals. His areas of interest include the social and cultural dimensions of health, social ecology, mutual support/self-help, and stress and coping.