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Violence and Mental Health PDF
Author Louise Howard
File size 4.7 MB
Year 2013
Pages 112
Language English
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Gives practical guidance on how mental health professionals can identify and respond to domestic violence experienced by their patients.
People with mental health problems are more likely to be a victim of domestic violence than the general population.
Covers the prevalence of domestic violence and the current evidence base on effective interventions.
Includes liaison with other agencies (e.g. social care police).
Covers relevant medico-legal issues and info to help professionals prepare to present evidence in court.


All mental health professionals especially those working with women.

RCPsych Publications is the publishing arm of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (based in London United Kingdom) which has been promoting excellence in mental health care since 1841. Produced by the same editorial team who publish The British Journal of Psychiatry they sell books for both psychiatrists and other mental health professionals; and also many written for the general public. Their popular series include the College Seminars Series and the NICE mental health guidelines.

RCPsych publishes in all areas of psychiatry and mental health including but not limited to:
Clinical psychiatric practice
Intellectual disability
Mental health services for children adolescents adults and the elderly
Rehabilitation psychiatry
Family mental health
Service provision

RCPsych Publications books can help with the following disorders:
Affective disorders
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Borderline personality disorder
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
Eating disorders
Perinatal psychiatric disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Sleep problems

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