Key Concepts in Mental Health is written very cogently, by someone who fully understands the topics covered. The entries and subjects therein are presented through solid notions of their historical evolution, associated institutions, practices and professions. An essential guide for students, academics and professionals.
The book very much fits with the ethos of my module. I consider the applied critical, but practical approach fits what most social work practitioners working in and connected to mental health should aim towards.
Whether you’re going into any speciality in nursing: paediatric, adult, mental health, learning disabilities or midwifery, mental health is going to be really important, especially now in 2020. This [book] would be fantastic if you are writing an essay on anything to do with mental health, as there [is] a lot of key information here to reference and support your essay.
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This book will be added to the reading list for students on MSW, offering helpful insight into the intricacies of mental health practice, so relevant for students who are particularly interested in exploring this topic further.
This is an excellent text book presented in four discrete parts that will help mental health student nurses grasp key concepts in mental health.
Key reading for MA students considering the sociology of mental health.
Core text for the module covering many relevant issues with clear concise format
This is an ideal introductory book to support students' understanding of the diversity of issues in mental health practice and to move them away from thinking only of illness paradigms. Social work students often have less exerience of mental health practice and a text that introduces key concepts in this way is invaluable for those going into other fields of practice who need basic knowledge.
Very informative and thought provoking publication - great for introducing key concepts in mental health to healthcare students and provides plenty of material to extend learning and deeper discussion.
Key concepts in mental health provides a detailed and thorough overview of mental health for counselling students. It serves as an essential first point of call for 'key concepts' with brief critical appraisal of current and historical thinking.