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Mental Health Professionals and Suicide

Susan Stefan

in Rational Suicide, Irrational Laws: Examining Current Approaches to Suicide in Policy and Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199981199
eISBN:
9780190497217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981199.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter analyzes legal and social policy barriers to improving treatment for people who are suicidal. It supports Edwin Shneidman’s assertion that suicidality is not necessarily a symptom of ... More


Toward Critical Social Practices: Hermeneutics, Poetics, and Micropolitics in Community Mental Health

Marcelo Pakman

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/9780195159226.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter examines the sources of strain for community-based practitioners historically, and how an understanding of the “poetics” and “micropolitics” of practice currently can help in the actual ... More


The service context

Nicky Stanley, Bridget Penhale, Denise Riordan, Rosaline S. Barbour, and Sue Holden

in Child protection and mental health services: Interprofessional responses to the needs of mothers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344274
eISBN:
9781447301707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344274.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the service configurations of the main agencies delivering services to mothers with mental health needs and their children and discusses recent organizational developments in ... More


Defending Parricide Offenders

Kathleen M. Heide

in Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter discusses defense strategies in parricide cases. It highlights the importance of the early involvement of mental health professionals in helping defense lawyers understand the dynamics ... More


Research with psychiatric patients: knowing their own minds?

Sarah Nelson

in Researchers and their 'subjects': Ethics, power, knowledge and consent

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345141
eISBN:
9781447303220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345141.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The Beyond Trauma research project aimed to improve mental health services for female survivors of childhood sexual abuse. It explored their experiences of services, and their views on how these ... More


Knowledge and Practice in War on Terror Deradicalization Programs

Neil Krishan Aggarwal

in Mental Health in the War on Terror: Culture, Science, and Statecraft

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166645
eISBN:
9780231538442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166645.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the criticisms of philosopher Michel Foucault on the relationship between mental health institutions and the national government. Foucault criticizes psychiatrists and ... More


Contesting Dangerousness, Risk, and Treatability: A Sociological View of Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder (DSPD)

Susie Scott

in Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027915
eISBN:
9780262320382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027915.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter challenges the legal notion of dangerous and severe personality disorder from a sociological point of view. The author also argues for appreciating evaluative aspects of conceptual issues ... More


Nature of Current Treatment Guidelines

Larry E. Beutler, John F. Clarkin, and Bruce Bongar

in Guidelines for the Systematic Treatment of the Depressed Patient

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195105308
eISBN:
9780199848522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105308.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Treatment guidelines may be a useful tool in training mental health professionals to combine clinical experience with current research ... More


Mental Health in the War on Terror: Culture, Science, and Statecraft

Neil Aggarwal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166645
eISBN:
9780231538442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166645.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book finds that mental-health and biomedical professionals have created new forms of knowledge and practice in their desire to understand and fight terrorism. In the process, the state has used ... More


Forensic Assessment of Parricide Offenders

Kathleen M. Heide

in Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter discusses the importance of a thorough evaluation by a mental health professional of individuals charged with killing a parent. It emphasizes the need for corroborative sources and ... More


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