Now in its 4th edition, this text continues to give you a complete and concise overview of mental health and all the issues that surround it from a theoretical and practical perspective. Restructured into 4 sections, the book starts by defining mental health and mental abnormality before examining the mental health services and the place mental health takes in society.
Fully updated, the book offers:
- 66 bite-sized chapters including new ones on the Biopsychosocial Model, trauma and mindfulness
- Key points summarising what you need to know for study and practice
- Examples of further reading to help you expand your knowledge
It is essential reading for students of health, nursing, mental health, social work and social care. It is also valuable reading for students of counselling and psychotherapy.