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Author Meadows, Graham.

Title Mental Health in Australia : Collaborative Community Practice.

Published Sydney : Oxford University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 3rd ed.
Physical description 1 online resource (956 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Contents Contents -- Foreword -- List of Tables -- List of Figures -- List of Vignettes and other Boxed material -- Acronyms -- Contributors -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part 1: The Context -- 1 Society, Mental Health and Illness -- Understanding mental disorder -- Introduction -- Conceptualising the history of mental disorder -- Making sense of mental disorder -- Mental health consumer movement -- Into the twenty-first century -- Responding to mental disorder -- Treatment as an emergent idea -- Innovation and exnovation -- A consumer perspective on mental illness -- Speaking out -- Disempowerment -- A focus on recovery -- Where did this interest in recovery come from? -- What is recovery? -- Elements of the processes of recovering -- Conclusion -- 2 How Communities Respond to Mental Distress: A Consumer Perspective -- Introduction -- Stigma, discrimination, prejudice and oppression -- What is normal? -- The perpetuation of prejudice -- Individual reactions towards those suffering from a 'mental illness' -- Families -- Community reaction and the myths of 'mental illness' -- Mass media -- Community 'awareness' campaigns -- Living with stigma and prejudice -- Prejudice and health systems -- The general health system -- The mental health system -- Conclusion -- 3 The Global Perspective -- Introduction -- The United Nations -- The UN Declaration, November 1991 -- The World Health Organization -- WHO work on the epidemiology of mental disorders -- The World Bank -- The World Bank and the health sector -- The global burden of disease -- Meeting the challenges of the global mental health need -- Conclusion -- 4 Delivering Mental Health Care -- Understanding mental health care delivery systems and processes -- Ethical underpinnings of health care delivery -- Relevance of ethical considerations to a chapter on health care systems.
Individual medical ethics -- Rights and legislation -- Funding mental health care -- Justice -- Approaches to delivering funds for health care -- What to fund? Health utility -- Evidence, policy and practice -- The nature of progress -- Evidence and formation of mental health policy -- Structural approaches to fostering links between evidence and practice: academic health centres -- The preventive model -- Introduction -- Levels of prevention -- Reducing risk for mental disorder -- Benefits and risks -- Risk reduction in the larger context of mental health services -- Risk and protective factors -- How to intervene -- The tools of prevention -- Planning mental health services -- Models of delivery need to be considered against available resource bases -- Considering the position of primary care -- Matrix model -- Transforming services towards a recovery focus -- Simulation modelling -- Information and mental health care planning -- Twenty-first century approaches to management decision-making -- Possible futures for simulation modelling -- Australian situation considered in the light of these structures -- 5 Mental Health Services in Australia -- Introduction -- Government and mental health services: history and development -- Before 1900 -- The twentieth century to the 1990s -- From the initiation of the National Mental Health Strategy to the present -- Non-government mental health services -- Talking about this sector -- Historical background -- The construction of disability evolves and changes -- Growth and expansion from the 1990s -- Peak bodies for the non-government mental health sector -- Emerging trends -- Summary -- Influential national bodies -- National advocacy bodies -- The Mental Health Services Conferences (TheMHS) -- Beyondblue: the national depression initiative -- Private psychiatric services.
A changing place for private practice -- Private psychiatric inpatient and outpatient services -- Academic psychiatry in the private sector -- Summary -- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health -- Colonisation -- Institutionalisation -- Self-determination and reconciliation -- Language and cultural respect -- Resilience -- Closing the gap -- Mental health -- Good practice and challenges to quality care -- Conclusion -- 6 Mental Health Services in the Australian States and Territories -- Introduction -- Australian Capital Territory -- Growth of a small country town -- Developing self-sufficiency -- New South Wales -- Services in the mid twentieth century -- Changes to mental hospitals in the 1960s -- Development of community mental health services in the 1970s -- Implementation of the Richmond Program in the 1980s -- Major reform in the 1990s -- New South Wales 2000-06 -- New South Wales 2006-11 -- Conclusion -- Northern Territory -- Introduction -- Recent developments -- Latest initiatives -- Current challenges -- Summary -- Queensland -- Public mental health services -- Service planning -- Mental Health Act 2000 -- Workforce -- Information -- Non-government sector -- Mental health research -- Quality and safety -- Summary -- South Australia -- Deinstitutionalisation -- Mainstreaming -- Further review restructure, and changes in leadership -- Current challenges -- Tasmania -- Introduction -- History -- Structure of services -- Bridging the Gap -- Ongoing issues -- Victoria -- Postwar developments in Victoria -- Private practice -- Services in revolution: the 1990s in Victorian mental health services -- The new millenium in Victoria -- Western Australia -- The decline of the 'Asylum' -- Growth of community services -- Mental health becomes part of health -- Mainstreaming and integration -- Growth of rural services -- Private mental health.
Establishment of a Mental Health Commission -- Looking forward -- 7 Research in Mental Disorders and Mental Health Practice -- Introduction -- Research approaches in mental health -- Structuring the chapter -- Fundamental issues in research -- What is research? -- Ethical considerations in research -- Contributions of discipline and interest groups -- Biomedical and clinical health sciences -- Science and research -- Neuroscience research -- Descriptive psychopathology -- The epidemiological approach -- Clinical trials and studies -- Social, behavioural and economic sciences -- Mental health economics -- Mental health nursing research -- Qualitative research -- Action research -- Consumer-led research -- Consumer-perspective research -- Closing note: the range of perspectives -- 8 Evaluation and the Concept of Quality in Mental Health Care -- Introduction -- Key concepts in evaluation -- Questions about evaluation -- Defining terms -- The aims and uses of evaluation -- Approaches to evaluation: a typology -- Generations of evaluation -- The first generation of evaluation -- The second generation of evaluation -- The third generation of evaluation -- Fourth-generation evaluation -- Fifth-generation evaluation -- Insider evaluation -- Evaluation as transdiscipline -- Some models of evaluation -- The context, input, process, product (CIPP) model -- The matrix model of mental health service improvement and evaluation -- Combining the matrix and CIPP models -- Health economic evaluation -- Some specific examples of evaluation in action -- Instances of evaluation -- Community-orientated treatment compared to psychiatric hospital-orientated treatment -- Consultation liaison in primary care psychiatry (CLIPP) -- Understanding and involvement -- Evaluation as a management tool in the pursuit of quality -- Introduction -- Concepts in the pursuit of quality.
Quality in practice: setting the foundation -- National Standards for Mental Health Services -- Quality in practice: processes -- Evaluation as a collaborative tool in pursuit of quality -- Introduction -- Consumer driven QI -- Carer participation in quality improvement -- Conclusion -- 9 Mental Disorder in Australia -- Introduction -- Australia, its demographics and physical statistics -- Information and mental health in Australia -- The Australian surveys of high-and low-prevalence disorders -- The NSMHW household surveys of high-prevalence disorders -- Sampling and recruitment -- Differences in measurement: 1997 versus 2007 surveys -- Interviewing and response -- Presentation of NSMHW 2007 results -- Prevalence findings -- How many of those with disorders are in contact with services? -- What do people think about their needs for mental health care? -- The second national survey of people living with psychotic disorders -- Design and methodology -- Results -- Conclusion -- The National Mental Health Report 2010 -- Introduction to the report -- Service delivery -- Mental health literacy -- Knowledge and beliefs about mental disorders -- Surveying mental health literacy -- Later work -- Part 2: Clinical Practice Principles -- 10 The Active Participants in Mental Health Services -- Introduction -- Mental health and emergency response services -- Role of triple zero emergency systems and telephone triage -- The mental health and police interface -- Immediate responses in the community: ambulance -- Immediate responses in the community: police -- Change in mental health demand in emergency departments (EDs) -- Police interacting with the mental health care system in the emergency department -- Mental health key performance indicators (KPIs) and patient flow in mental health -- Emergency and crisis mental health service configuration.
Mental health and police partnership response models.
Notes Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other author Farhall, John.
Fossey, Ellie.
Grigg, Margaret.
Subject Electronic books.
ISBN 9780195523898 (electronic bk.)