Global Mental Health and Psychotherapy
  • Release Date : 15 February 2019
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128149324
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Download or read book entitled Global Mental Health and Psychotherapy by author: Dan J. Stein which was release on 15 February 2019 and published by Academic Press with total page 350 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Global Mental Health and Psychotherapy: Adapting Psychotherapy for Middle- and Low-Income Countries takes a detailed look at how psychotherapies can be adapted and implemented in low- and middle-income countries, while also illuminating the challenges and how to overcome them. The book addresses the conceptual framework underlying global mental health and psychotherapy, focusing on the importance of task-shifting, a common-elements approach, rigorous supervision, and the scaling up of psychotherapies. Specific psychotherapies, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy and collaborative care are given in-depth coverage, as is working with special populations, such as children and adolescents, pregnant women, refugees, and the elderly. In addition, treatment strategies for common disorders, such as depression, anxiety and stress, and substance abuse are covered, as are strategies for more severe mental disorders, such as schizophrenia. Provides adapted psychotherapy strategies for low- and middle-income countries Looks at special considerations for particular disorders and populations Covers the treatment of both common and severe mental health problems Focuses on task-shifting, a common-elements approach and scaling of psychotherapies Addresses cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy and schema therapy