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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

Resources/Reading Lists

There is no single core text for this course and in addition to these publications; students are encouraged to use the web to access online resources.

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence www.nice.org.uk produces clinical guidance on the identification and treatment of all the mental health disorders discussed within the module for adults and children included in the course.

Likewise the Social Care Institute for Clinical Excellence (SCIE) provided helpful information www.scie.org.uk

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Mental Health History

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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Models of Mental Health:

Beresford, P. 2002. ‘Thinking about “mental health”: Towards a social model’. Journal of Mental Health ISSN: 0963-8237, 11, (6),581–4.

Hedges, F. (2005) An introduction to systemic therapy with individuals : a social constructionist approach. London:Palgrave

Hills, J. (2012) Introduction to systematic and family therapy : a user's guide ISBN: 9780230224445 (paperback) : £19.99; 023022444X (paperback) : £19.99. Palgrave Macmillan World Health Organisation (2014).

Williams, C.C. and Collins, A.A. 2002. The social construction of disability in schizophrenia. Qualitative health research. ISSN: 1049-7323. 12, 297–309.

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Byrne, P. 2000. Stigma of mental illness and ways of diminishing it. Advances in psychiatric treatment. ISSN: 1355-5146; 1472-1481. 6, pp.65–72.

Byrne, P. 2001. Psychiatric stigma. British Journal of Psychiatry. ISSN: 0007-1250. 178, pp. 281 -284

Gallo, K.M. 1994. First person account: Self stigmatization. Schizophrenia bulletin. ISSN: 0586-7614. 20, 407 – 410.

Scambler, G. 2004. Reframing stigma: felt and enacted stigma and challenges to the sociology of chronic disabling conditions. Social Theory and Health. 2, 29–46. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Sartorius, N. 2002. Iatrogenic stigma of mental illness. British medical journal. ISSN: 0959-8138; 1468-5833; 0959-8146; 0959-8154; 0959-535X; 1756-1833. 324, 1470–1471.

Tew, J. et al. 2011.Social Factors and Recovery from Mental Health Difficulties: A Review of the Evidence. British Journal of Social Work. ISSN: 0045-3102, 1–18.

Thornicroft, G. 2006. Shunned : discrimination against people with mental illness ISBN: 0198570988 (pbk.); 9780198570974 (hbk.); 019857097X (hbk.); 9780198570981 (pbk.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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McManus, S., Meltzer, H., Brugha, T. S., Bebbington, P. E., & Jenkins, R. (2009). Adult psychiatric morbidity in England, 2007: results of a household survey. The NHS Information Centre for health and social care.

McManus S, Bebbington P, Jenkins R, Brugha T. (eds.) (2016). Mental health and wellbeing in England: Adult psychiatric morbidity survey 2014. Leeds: NHS digital.

MIND (2017), Mental Health Facts and Statistics. www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/statistics-and-facts-about-mental-health/how-common-are-mental-health-problems/#.WZDTg4WcHIU

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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/resources/r/recovery-programme-for-depression-booklet-april-2012

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.  

NICE Guidelines (2005, updated 2015) Depression in Children and Young People: identification and management. www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg28

NICE Guidelines (2009, updated 2016) Depression in Adults: Recognition and Management. https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg90

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 leaflet http://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

Young Minds (2017) Depression. https://youngminds.org.uk/find help/conditions/depression

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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

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

Hackman, A and Dixon, L (2008) Issues in Family Services for Persons With Schizophrenia. Psychiatric times ISSN: 0893-2905, March 1st. http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/schizophrenia/issues-family-services-persons-schizophrenia

Mangalore R and Knapp M (2007) Cost of schizophrenia in England, Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 10, (1), 23-41. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (SRJ 16/10/2017) 

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 http://www.ncl.ac.uk/students/wellbeing/assets/documents/DealingwithUnusualThoughtsandBehavioursFactsheet.pdf 

Schizophrenia Research Centre, (2013) The Effect on Families (of schizophrenia). https://web.archive.org/web/20141111163230/http://www.schizophreniaresearch.org.au/schizophrenia/the-effect-on-families/

Thornicroft, G. Tansella, M. Becker, T et al.2004. The personal impact of schizophrenia in Europe. Schizophrenia research. ISSN: 0920-9964. 69, 125–132.

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.

Bowlby, J. (1969) Attachment. Attachment and loss: Vol. 1. Loss. New York: Basic Books.

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

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Substance Misuse

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: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/201382100_In_Search_of_How_People_Change

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Parental Mental Health

Department for Education (2015) Child abuse concerns: guide for practitioners https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/what-to-do-if-youre-worried-a-child-is-being-abused--2

SCIE (2009) Think child, think parent, think family. http://www.scie.org.uk/publications/ataglance/ataglance09.asp Useful Web links


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The following sites are useful for introductory and self help materials:

Royal College of Psychiatrists produce excellent information sheets about each of the mental health problems focused on in the module as well as medication and are very understandable: http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/

"Get Self Help" provide a range of worksheets, the relaxation and breathing exercises are very user friendly http://www.get.gg/

Northumberland, Tyne and Weir NHS Trust have developed very user-friendly leaflets and self-help resources including alcohol, anger, bereavement, deliberate self-harm, eating disorders, over eating, mood and anxiety disorders: https://www.ntw.nhs.uk/pic/selfhelp/

Many local authorities have a “books on prescription scheme” or bibliotherapy and these books can be borrowed or reserved at many community libraries.

Overcoming anxiety, stress, and panic [electronic resource] : a five areas approach and Overcoming Depression: A Five Areas Approach both by Chris Williams provide a self-help approach and introduce the application of cognitive behavioural therapy using practical examples and worksheets. Both books are often stocked in community libraries.

Rethink Mental Illness https://www.rethink.org/

Mind http://www.mind.org.uk/

SANE http://www.sane.org.uk/

Young Minds https://youngminds.org.uk/

Mental Health Foundation https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/

Bipolar disorder http://www.bipolaruk.org/

Royal College of Psychiatrists http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk

Voice Collective http://www.voicecollective.co.uk/

This list was last updated on 25/09/2017