Now in its third edition, Mental Health in Australia is the go-to reference on mental health for students, academics and practitioners. With a new four part structure, the book thoroughly covers the current context of mental health, clinical practice principles, and the assessment and management of mental health disorders.
Taking a cross-disciplinary approach, Mental Health in Australia reflects a wide range of opinions and perspectives in the field of mental health care. This approach also allows the text to be used throughout a degree and into professional practice. Authoritative and up-to-date, Mental Health in Australia is the most comprehensive Australian book on mental health on the market.
New to this edition: A new four part structure Three new editors bringing their teaching and professional expertise Four new chapters: Psychopharmacology, Psychological Therapies, Supporting Recovery & Living Well, and Eating Disorders Thoroughly updated to reflect the current context of mental health practice A greater focus on recovery and social reconnection Mental Health in Australia is also available as an e-book.
About the Authors
Graham Meadows: Consultant psychiatrist with Southern Health and Director of Southern Synergy. John Farhall: Clinical psychologist jointly appointed to the School of Psychological Science at La Trobe University and to North Western Mental Health (a division of Melbourne Health), and is a Director of Mind Australia. Ellie Fossey: Senior lecturer and postgraduate course coordinator in the Department of Occupational Therapy at La Trobe University.
Margaret Grigg: General Manager, Research Development and Advocacy, Mind Australia. Fiona McDermott: Holds a joint appointment in the Department of Social Work at Monash University and Southern Health. Bruce Singh: Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences Projects), University of Melbourne.