Psychosocial Interventions for People with Schizophrenia

A Practical Guide for Mental Health Workers

  • Neil Harris
  • Steve Williams
  • Tim Bradshaw

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. What is Schizophrenia?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Steve Williams
      Pages 3-17
    3. Steve Williams
      Pages 26-36
  3. Clinical Skills

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. Julie Repper
      Pages 39-52
    3. Ian Wilson
      Pages 53-67
    4. Neil Harris
      Pages 68-83
    5. Ronald Siddle, Julie Everitt
      Pages 117-129
    6. David Reader
      Pages 143-158
  4. Working and Living in the Community

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Jenny Droughton, Steve Williams
      Pages 161-174
  5. Special Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Ged McCann, Mick McKeown
      Pages 205-220
    3. Mick McKeown, Ged McCann, Joe Forster
      Pages 221-234
  6. Changing Service — Keeping Going

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
    2. Rachel Perkins
      Pages 237-250
    3. Tim Bradshaw
      Pages 251-266
    4. Neil Harris, Steve Williams, Tim Bradshaw
      Pages 267-267
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 268-276

About this book


Mental health care for people experiencing schizophrenia has changed dramatically over the last twenty years. This book draws on the expertise of a group of experienced clinical practitioners to provide an up-to-date understanding of this condition, and a practical guide to implementing evidence-based psychosocial interventions for people with schizophrenia. Written in a clear and accessible format, this book
-covers the historical, social and political perspectives which give meaning to the current position of mental health care
-includes up-to-date interventions framed within the context of peoples lives
-describes how these interventions translate into specialist areas of practice
Using a variety of clinical examples, this text provides a clear overview of schizophrenia, and serves as a comprehensive, practical guide to the understanding, treatment and management of this mental condition.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Neil Harris
    • 1
  • Steve Williams
    • 1
  • Tim Bradshaw
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health VisitingUniversity of ManchesterUK
  2. 2.Merseycare Mental Health Care NHS TrustUK

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