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Social service and mental health

an essay on psychiatric social workers

by Margaret Ashdown

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published: London : Routledge & K. Paul, 1953.

Statementby Margaret Ashdown and S. Cement Brown.
SeriesThe sociology of mental health -- 7, The international library of sociology
ContributionsBrown, Sybil Clement.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 260p. ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22424662M
ISBN 100415178088

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Mental health problems are ubiquitous in contemporary society. All social workers, whether in specialist or generalist settings, need specific knowledge, skills and values to work effectively with people with mental health problems. Social Work Practice in Mental Health emphasises the importance of appreciating the lived experience of mental illness, and of establishing partnerships based on. Mental health service use is low across countries, and rates of unmet needs in developed countries, including the United States, vary between 35% and 50% ().Results from the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area (ECA) program show that use of general medical services for emotional problems increased from % in to % in ().However, a large number of people with mental Cited by:

  Why Self-Care Is Vital For Social Service Professionals. Decem by Simmons Staff Self-care isn’t just about eating right, exercising, and getting enough important, these elements only scratch the surface of an intentional and successful wellness plan. This remarkable book is the first to explore in detail the concept of social capital and its implications for mental health g on evidence from international research and fieldwork, the contributors examine the risk factors for mental health associated with both low and high social capital communities.


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There may be intrinsic personal factors, combined with familial, psychological, economic, health, educational, employment.