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Caregiver Depression, Mental Health Service Use, and Child Outcomes

Barbara J. Burns, Sarah A. Mustillo, Elizabeth M.Z. Farmer, David J. Kolko, Julie McCrae, Anne M. Libby, and Mary Bruce Webb

in Child Welfare and Child Well-Being: New Perspectives From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter analyzes the mental health care needs and service use for caregivers involved with the child welfare system, who experience symptoms of depression warranting a psychiatric diagnosis. ... More


Mental Health and the Law

Deborah Agus

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195390445
eISBN:
9780199950416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390445.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides an overview of the public, private, and forensic law that can be used to develop more effective systems of mental health care that join a commitment to individual rights with ... More


Bridges between Mental Health Care and Religious Healing in Puerto Rico: The Outcomes of an Early Experiment

Joan D. Koss-Chioino

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The incorporation of religion and spirituality into mental health care has begun to acquire credibility after more than a century of rejection by mental health professionals providing conventional ... More


Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Anita Lightburn and Phebe Sessions (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This volume builds the bridge between books on community practice and on clinical practice, including 33 chapters written by social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists, for clinicians making ... More


Mental Health

Carles Muntaner and Jeanne Geiger-Brown

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses social injustice in relation to mental health, including access and quality of treatment. It describes what needs to be done, including grassroots advocacy for the rights of ... More


The Board of Control

Mathew Thomson

in The Problem of Mental Deficiency: Eugenics, Democracy, and Social Policy in Britain, c.1870-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206927
eISBN:
9780191677380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206927.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the Board of Control, the government department created under the 1913 Mental Deficiency Act in Great Britain to handle all ... More


Transforming America’s Mental Health System

Timothy A. Kelly

in Healing the Broken Mind: Transforming America's Failed Mental Health System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748121
eISBN:
9780814749104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748121.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter argues that resistance to change from forces that want to maintain the status quo—policy makers, providers, insurers, and even the consumers themselves—must be overcome if America's ... More


Let the People Speak

Timothy A. Kelly

in Healing the Broken Mind: Transforming America's Failed Mental Health System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748121
eISBN:
9780814749104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748121.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter argues that persons with serious mental illness as well as their families must be given a real voice in policy development and service evaluation. It first considers the old school ... More


Children and HIV: A Model of Home-Based Mental Health Treatment

Sandra Gossart-Walker and Robert A. Murphy

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0019
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

The Yale Child Study Center, through its Program for HIV-Affected Children and Families, has developed a community-based approach to the mental health care of children and families beset by HIV/AIDS. ... More


Men in Diapers: A System in Shambles

Timothy A. Kelly

in Healing the Broken Mind: Transforming America's Failed Mental Health System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748121
eISBN:
9780814749104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748121.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book offers five recommendations to fix America's broken mental health care system and transform it into an effective and innovative system of care for those with mental disorders. When ... More


Monopolies Don’t Work

Timothy A. Kelly

in Healing the Broken Mind: Transforming America's Failed Mental Health System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748121
eISBN:
9780814749104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748121.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter argues that transforming America's mental health service system requires breaking the inherent monopoly of state and federal mental health agencies. The public-sector mental health ... More


Oral and Mental Health Services

David Ozar and James Sabin

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0034
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the ways in which access to oral and mental health care falls short of patients’ needs. It shows how public attitudes and the structure of U.S. insurance programs have created ... More


Introduction: “A Deeper Science”

Gabriel N. Mendes

in Under the Strain of Color: Harlem's Lafargue Clinic and the Promise of an Antiracist Psychiatry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453502
eISBN:
9781501701399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453502.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter recounts how Richard Wright and Dr. Fredric Wertham met black convicted murderer, Clinton Brewer, and discusses how Wright and Wertham succeeded in asking the New Jersey ... More


Life in the Pink Dragon’s Den: mental health services and social inclusion for LGBT people in Wales

Tracey Maegusuku-Hewett, Michele Raithby, and Paul Willis

in Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: International perspectives in social work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447309673
eISBN:
9781447313526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309673.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses attention on the Welsh context of policy making, service provision and social inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual identifying adults with mental health issues. With a population ... More


Bill of Health Rights for Incarcerated Girls

Residents of the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0052
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter presents a Bill of Health Rights for incarcerated girls, prepared by young women who are or have been incarcerated in Cook County's Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. These are rights ... More


What Kind of Psychiatry Do You Want?

Richard P. Bentall

in Doctoring the Mind: Is Our Current Treatment of Mental Illness Really Any Good?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791486
eISBN:
9780814739143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791486.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the failure of the dominant paradigm in psychiatry, which assumes that mental illnesses are genetically influenced brain diseases. The failure of psychiatry is the consequence ... More


Under the Strain of Color: Harlem's Lafargue Clinic and the Promise of an Antiracist Psychiatry

Gabriel N. Mendes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453502
eISBN:
9781501701399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453502.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book recaptures the history of a largely forgotten New York City institution that embodied new ways of thinking about mental health, race, and the substance of citizenship. Harlem’s Lafargue ... More


Anxiety and Adjustment Disorders

Steven D. Passik, Kenneth L. Kirsh, and Mari Lloyd-Williams

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216420
eISBN:
9780191730306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216420.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines issues concerning anxiety and adjustment disorders experienced by patients in palliative care. Several studies have found that patients with advanced cancer often have co-morbid ... More


Social Work and the “Community of Concern” in an Urban American Public Elementary School: An Interim Report

E. Martin Schotz, Ruth Grossman Dean, and Jane Crosby

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0022
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter reviews the work of a community mental health team in an urban public elementary school. It provides examples of the work with administrators, teachers, parents, and students. In ... More


Prison Health Care

Vivien M. L. Miller (ed.)

in Hard Labor and Hard Time: Florida's "Sunshine Prison" and Chain Gangs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813039855
eISBN:
9780813043760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039855.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The withholding of medical care from some prisoners was part of the state's penal disciplinary apparatus, but there were also improvements in prison healthcare provision that benefitted many inmates. ... More


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