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Treating mental illness: aspects of modern therapy.

Alfred M. Freedman

Treating mental illness: aspects of modern therapy.

by Alfred M. Freedman

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychotherapy.,
  • Psychopharmacology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlfred M. Freedman and Harold I. Kaplan, editors.
    SeriesStudies in human behavior
    ContributionsKaplan, Harold I., 1927- joint comp., Freedman, Alfred M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC480 .F694 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 426 p.
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4469407M
    LC Control Number79178074

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    Insel believes the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness is today where cardiology was years ago. And like cardiology of yesteryear, the field is poised for dramatic transformation, he says. "We are really at the cusp of a revolution in the way we think about the brain and behavior, partly because of technological breakthroughs.   Theravive - Therapy News And Blogging - There are many challenges facing the care of persons with mental illness. Most people who have been diagnosed face stigma from multiple directions, such as society, friends, family and health care practitioners and face obstacles to the best course of treatment depending on the philosophies of their healthcare provider.

      What is Life Like after Mental Health Treatment? Choosing to receive mental health treatment is a major decision, and for many, a step in the right direction. Mental health treatment facilities can provide a person with the tools needed for a better, healthier life. However, once the treatment is completed, many are left to wonder what’s next.   Psychodynamic therapy, also known as insight-oriented therapy, focuses on unconscious processes as they are manifested in a person's present behavior. The goals.


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Treating Mental Illness: Aspects of Modern TherapyAuthor: eds. Freedman, Alfred M. & Harold I. Kaplan.

Surveys of the history of psychiatric treatment, psychoanalytical therapy, behavior therapy, hypnosis, direct analysis, client-centered therapy, group treatment, psychodrama, and other methods; chapters on drug therapy, convulsive therapy, insulin coma, psychosurgery.

Three chapters on milieu therapy. Evaluation of treatment. Treating mental illness: aspects of modern therapy. [Alfred M Freedman; Harold I Kaplan] -- Therapeutic methods are discussed in terms of technique, rationale, indications, and results.

Describes history of psychiatric treatment, psychotherapy, organic and milieu therapy, and evaluation of. 14 hours ago  The book is a comprehensive road map to emotional wellness, from advice on how to combat stigma to tips for accessing effective mental health care in a system steeped in racial bias.

Three chapters on milieu therapy. Evaluation of treatment. This overview, built out of material from Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, edited by the present editors, is adequate as an introduction for the novice in psychiatry or background reading for the nonpsychiatrist practitioner.

Preface During the past twenty-five years I have been engaged in the practical work of ministering to the needs of the insane. This work has resulted in a gradual development of that form of treatment which has been designated as 'The Hospital Idea'.

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