9780205055043

Mental Health in Social Work : A Casebook on Diagnosis and Strengths Based Assessment

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205055043

  • ISBN10:

    0205055044

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/6/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Consistent with social work's concern with strengths and the environmental context for human behavior, Mental Health in Social Workwill cover strengths-based assessment and the biopsychosocial risk and resilience perspective. 

Author Biography

Jacqueline Corcoran, Ph.D, is Professor of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University, and has written 11 textbooks in her field, as well as a self-help book, DEPRESSION SOLUTIONS.  Visit her website at http://www.jacquelinecorcoran.com/.

Joseph Walsh
, Ph. D., is also a Professor of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University. His primary area of academic interest is interventions with persons who experience severe mental disorders.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 : Diagnosis and the Social Work Profession

The DSM Classification System

Mental Status Examination (MSE)
Limitations of the DSM

 

Chapter 2 : Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Framework                          

Definitions and Description

Individual Factors

Social Mechanisms

Societal Conditions

Guidelines for Eliciting and Enhancing Client Strengths

Conclusion

 

Chapter 3 : Autistic Disorder

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment of Autism

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influence

Interventions for Autism

Critical Perspective

 

Chapter 4 : Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder                           

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessing ADHD

Biopsychosocial Risk and Reslience Influences

Intervention

Critique

Critical Perspective

 

Chapter 5 : Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessments of ODD and CD

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

 

Chapter 6 : Alzheimer’s Disease

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment Guidelines

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

Chapter 7 : Substance Use Disorders

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

Chapter 8 : Schizophrenia

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

Course and Outcome

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

Chapter 9 : Depressive Disorders         

Prevalence and Comorbidity of Depression

Assessment

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

Intervention

Medication

Youth

Adults

Critical Perspective

 

Chapter 10 : Bipolar Disorder

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment of Bipolar Disorder

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

Chapter 11 : Anxiety Disorders

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment of Anxiety Disorders

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

Chapter 12 : Eating Disorders

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment

Biopsychosocial Risk and Reslience Influences

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

Chapter 13 : Borderline Personality Disorders              

Characteristics of Personality Disorders

Borderline Personality Disorder

Prevalence and Comorbidity

Assessment

Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience Influences

Intervention

Critical Perspective

 

Appendix: Case Workbook

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