Mental Health and Deafness

Autor/a: HINDLEY, Peter (ed.); KITSON, Nick (ed.)
Año: 2000
Editorial: London: Whurr Publishers, 2000
Tipo de código: ISBN
Código: 1-897635-39-7
Soporte: Papel


Educación » Aspectos psicológicos y cognitivos


This is an introductory text to mental health and deaf people for care workers and mental health workers, both those familiar with deaf people but not with mental health and those familiar with mental health but not with deaf people. The first section, Assessment, includes topics ranging from child and adolescent psychiatry, adult psychiatry, children who are deaf and have multiple disabilities, addictive behaviour and deafness, to maltreatment of deaf children. The second section, Management and Intervention, discusses subjects which include: interpreters in mental health settings, educational interventions, family therapy and drug treatments.