Early Intervention in Psychosis: A Guide to Concepts, Evidence and Interventions

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April 2001



The early recognition and treatment of psychosis--particularly in adolescents and young adults--is increasingly accepted as an important factor in the individual experience of mental illness, which can have major implications for mental health care and treatment. This book is one of the first books available on the treatment of psychosis.


About the Editors. List of Contributors. Preface. THE CONCEPT OF EARLY INTERVENTION. The Scope for Preventive Strategies in Early Psychosis: Logic, Evidence and Momentum (P. McGorry). The Critical Period for Early Intervention (M. Birchwood). Psychological Adjustment to Early Psychosis (C. Jackson and Z. Iqbal). Psychological Formulation of Early Episodes of Psychosis: A Cognitive Model (D. Fowler). The Early Development of Expressed Emotion and Burden in the Families of First Onset Psychosis (E. Kuipers and D. Raune). STRATEGIES FOR EARLY INTERVENTION. Can Duration of Untreated Illness be Reduced? (T. Larsen, et al.). Early Intervention in Psychosis: Pharmacotherapeutic Strategies (P. Bebbington). Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in Early Psychosis (V. Drury). The Treatment of Secondary Morbidity in First-Episode Psychosis (H. Jackson, et al.). Relapse Prevention in Early Psychosis (E. Spencer, et al.). The Early Phase of Psychosis and Schizophrenia: A Critical Period for Patients, Families and the Profession (D. Linszen and M. Birchwood). IMPLEMENTATION. Models of Early Intervention in Psychosis: An Analysis of Service Approaches (J. Edwards, et al.). The IRIS Programme (F. Macmillan and D. Shiers). Creative Journeys of Recovery: A Survivor Perspective (A. Reeves). Early Intervention: The Economic Issues (N. Bosanquet). Index.


"...this book provides an excellent summary of the arguments for change." (Behaviour Research & Therapy, No.40, 2002) " is robust, clinically applicable and, in a word, excellent..." (Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy, Vol.30, 2002)
EAN: 9780471978664
ISBN: 0471978663
Untertitel: 'Wiley Series in Clinical Psych'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2001
Seitenanzahl: 390 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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