‘This book belongs on the bookshelf of everyone with a personal or professional interest in mental health. Roberts addresses the subjects that are troubling professionals across the globe, providing a sound theoretical base on which a professional viewpoint can be formed. Complex concepts are presented in a simple way, enabling readers at all stages to grasp difficult and often radical ideas quickly and easily.’ - Tony Barlow, Birmingham City University, UK
This dynamic book provides a critical overview of current issues in mental health practice. It offers concrete guidance on navigating and evaluating different approaches to mental health care, giving crucial space to approaches which put the service user at the heart of care provision and recovery.
Tackling the complex and challenging, Understanding Mental Health:
- Guides students through the landscape of mental health care through detailed case studies that situate practice and bring theory to life
- Provides a thorough introduction to critical issues through sign-posted chapter aims, concept summaries and activities
For mental health professionals, students undertaking a professional mental health qualification, and nursing students studying mental health.