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Module Reading List LLLC2272 Mental Health Assistant Practitioners

Mental Healthcare and Assistant Practitioners, 2017/18, Semester 1, 2
Mandy Driffield
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

The asylum system

Unheard Voices of High Royds 2015 (31misn 32s) https :// www.youtube.com/watch? v=P6salnUa_Jw  (first 4 minutes gives a personal story  of being in Highroyds) 

BBC Documentary: “A History of the Madhouse” https:// www.youtube.com/watch? v=oswUssXzFlY (all is relevant, at 14 minutes in – abuse in asylum)

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Mental Health legislation

Short reference Guide on MCA from the British Psychological Society and Royal College of Physicians (2007)
Mental Health Act Manual - http://www.bps.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/mental_capacity_act_2005_-_short_reference_guide_for_psychologists_and_psychiatrists.pdf

Deprivation of Liberty (DOLs) http:// www.39essex.com/docs/articles/deprivation_of_liberty_in_the_hospital_settingv3.pdf

DOLs Law Society Guide http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/support-services/advice/articles/deprivation-of-liberty

MIND guide to Sectioning http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/legal-rights/sectioning /

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NICE (2009) CG90 Depression https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg90

What is CBT? http:// www.babcp.com/files/Public/what-is-cbt-web.pdf

Dimidjian, S., Hollon, S. D., Dobson, K. S., Schmaling, K. B., Kohlrnberg, R. J., Addis, M. E.et al. (2006). Radomised trial of beahvioural activation, cognitive therapy and antidepressant medication in the acute treatment of adults with major depression. Journal of consulting and clinical psychology., 74, 658-670.  

Hopko D., Lejuez C., Ruggiaro K.& Eifert G., 2003. Contemporary behavioural activation treatments for depression: procedures, principles and progress. Clinical psychology review., 23, p. 699–717.  

Leahy, R. L. & Holland, S. J. (2000). Treatment plans and interventions for depression and anxiety disorders. New York, Guilford Press.

Lovell, K. & Richards, D., 2008. A recovery programme for depression. London: Rethink. - https://www.rethink.org/search?s=recovery%20programme%20for%20depression

Martell C., Addis M. & Jacobson N., 2001. Depression in context : strategies for guided action. Norton: New York. 

Martell, C. R., Dimidjian, S. & Herman-Dunn, R. (2010). Behavioral activation for depression : a clinician's guide. New York, Guilford.   

Veale, D. (2007). Behavioural activation for depression. Advances in psychiatric treatment., 14(1), 29-36. http:// apt.rcpsych.org/content/14/1/29

Royal College of Psychiatrists. Antidepressants leaflethttp://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/healthadvice/treatmentswellbeing/antidepressants.aspx

Williams, C.J., 2006. Overcoming Depression and low mood: A Five Areas Approach Second Edition. London: Hodder Arnold

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Choy, Y., Fryer, A. J. & Lipsitz, J. D. (2007). Treatment of specific phobia in adults. Clinical psychology review., 27, 266-286.  

Clark, D. M. (2005). A cognitive perspective on social phobia. In R. Crozier and L. Alden (Eds). The essential handbook of social anxiety for clinicians. Chichester, Wiley.  

Clark, D. M., Ehlers, A., McManus, F. et al (2003). Cognitive therapy vs fluoxetine plus self-exposure in the treatment of generalised social phobia: A randomised controlled trial. Journal of consulting and clinical psychology., 71, 1058-1067.  

Clark, D. M., Hackman, A., McManus, F. et al (2006). Cognitive therapy versus exposure and applied relaxation in social phobia: A randomised control trial. Journal of consulting and clinical psychology., 74, 568-578.  

NICE (20110). Obsessive-Compulsive disorder: Core interventions in the treatment of OCD and Body Dysmorphc Disorder. London, NICE. - Available online: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21834191 

NICE (2011). Generalised anxiety disorder and panic disorder in adults. London, NICE. - Available online: https://www.nice.org.uk/Guidance/CG113

Thwaites, R. & Freeston, M. H. (2005). Safety seeking behaviours: Fact or function? How can we clinically differentiate between safety behaviours and adaptive coping strategies across anxiety disorders? Behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy., 33, 177-188.  

Wells Adrian. (2005) Cognitive therapy of anxiety disorders : a practice manual and conceptual guide Chichester. Wiley

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Bipolar Disorder

NICE (2006). Bipolar Disorder Clinical Guidelines. London, NICE. - Available online: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg38

Basco, M. R. (2006). The bipolar workbook : tools for controlling your mood swings. New York, The Guildford Press.     

Bipolar Uk http://www.mdf.org.uk  

British Psychological Society Division of Clinical Psychology (2010). Understanding Bipolar Disorder. Leicester, UK. BPS. - http://ubd.spectrumdevelopment.org.uk/understandingbipolar.pdf   

Jamison, K. R. (1997). An unquiet mind : a memoir of moods and madness. London, Picador.    

Jones, S. H. & Bentall, R. P. (2006). The psychology of bipolar disorder : new developments and research strategies. Oxford University Press.  


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Hearing Voices

Bentall, R. (2003). Madness explained: Psychosis and human nature. London: Penguin. 

British Psychological Society (2014). Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia. London, BPS. - Available online: https://www.bps.org.uk/system/files/user-files/Division%20of%20Clinical%20Psychology/public/understanding_psychosis_-_final_19th_nov_2014.pdf

Chadwick, P. (2006). Person-based cognitive therapy for distressing psychosis. Chichester, John Wiley & Sons.  

Kingdon, D. Turkington, D. (2002) The case study guide to cognitive behaviour therapy of psychosis. Wiley Chichester.   

Morrison, A. P., Renton, J. C., French, P., & Bentall, R. (2008). Think you're crazy? think again : a resource book for cognitive therapy for psychosis. London:,Routledge.  

Morrison, A. P., Frame, L. & Larkin, W. (2003). Relationship between trauma and psychosis: A review and integration. British journal of clinical psychology., 42, 331-353. 

Rethink Dealing with Unusual Thoughts and Behaviours Factsheet  


Hearing Voices Network Free Downloads http://www.hearing-voices.org/resources/free-downloads/

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"Personality Disorder"/Attachment in Adult Life

Lorraine Bell (2003). Managing intense emotions and overcoming self-destructive habits : a self-help manual. Routledge, London.

Sue Gerhardt (2004). Why love matters: How affection shapes a baby’s brain. Routledge. London. 

Linehan, M. M. (2016). DBT skills training manual. Second Edition. London, Guilford Press. 

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Substance Misuse

Department of Health (2002). Mental health policy implementation guide: Dual diagnosis good practice guide. - Available online: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/www.dh.gov.uk/en/publicationsandstatistics/publications/publicationspolicyandguidance/dh_4009058 

Turning Point (2007). Dual diagnosis: Good practice handbook. London, Turning Point. - Available online: http://www.turning-point.co.uk/media/615737/dualdiagnosisgoodpracticehandbook.pdf

Prochaska, J., DiClemente, C. & Norcross, J. (1992). In search of how people change applications to addictive behaviours. American Medical Association, 264, 2511-2518. Available online  


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Greenberger, D. & Padesky, C. A. (1995). Mind over mood. New York, Guilford. 

NICE guidance https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/published? type=cg

This list was last updated on 26/09/2016