Measuring Mental Disorders

This book is a collective work draws on the perspective of social sciences, mobilizing perspectives from the sociology of science, the history of psychiatry, medical ethnography and public policy analysis. This initiative, which has no precedent in social sciences, is surrounded by an original, if not apparently paradoxical statement: considering that the deployment of these processes, strictly formal and depersonalized, is justified in becoming the rule in a society known as "individuals". Presents the measurement of mental disorders (tests / scales) across the various sectors Determines the underpinning of this measure and its performance Explains the rise of these tests and its success Understands its impact on users

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  • Author : Philippe Le Moigne
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 302 pages
  • ISBN : 0128172525
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Measuring Mental Disorders

Measuring Mental Disorders
  • Author : Philippe Le Moigne
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 November 2018
GET THIS BOOKMeasuring Mental Disorders

This book is a collective work draws on the perspective of social sciences, mobilizing perspectives from the sociology of science, the history of psychiatry, medical ethnography and public policy analysis. This initiative, which has no precedent in social sciences, is surrounded by an original, if not apparently paradoxical statement: considering that the deployment of these processes, strictly formal and depersonalized, is justified in becoming the rule in a society known as "individuals". Presents the measurement of mental disorders (tests / scales)

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Measuring Specific Mental Illness Diagnoses with Functional Impairment
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences,Committee on National Statistics
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 06 May 2016
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The workshop summarized in this report was organized as part of a study sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, with the goal of assisting SAMHSA in its responsibilities of expanding the collection of behavioral health data in several areas. The workshop brought together experts in mental health, psychiatric epidemiology and survey methods to facilitate

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  • Author : Martin Sellbom,Julie A. Suhr
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 19 December 2019
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This Handbook provides a contemporary and research-informed review of the topics essential to clinical psychological assessment and diagnosis. It outlines assessment issues that cross all methods, settings, and disorders, including (but not limited to) psychometric issues, diversity factors, ethical dilemmas, validity of patient presentation, psychological assessment in treatment, and report writing. These themes run throughout the volume as leading researchers summarize the empirical findings and technological advances in their area. With each chapter written by major experts in their respective

Practical Psychiatric Epidemiology

Practical Psychiatric Epidemiology
  • Author : Jayati Das-Munshi,Tamsin Ford,Matthew Hotopf,Martin Prince,Robert Stewart
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 30 April 2020
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Epidemiology has been defined as the study of the distribution and determinants of health states or events in defined populations and its application to the control of health problems. Psychiatric epidemiology has continued to develop and apply these core principles in relation to mental health and mental disorders. This long-awaited second edition of Practical Psychiatric Epidemiology covers all of the considerable new developments in psychiatric epidemiology that have occurred since the first edition was published. It includes new content on

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
  • Author : American Psychiatric Association
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 July 2022
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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-5-TR), is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to todays mental health clinicians and researchers. DSM-5-TR includes the fully revised text and references, updated diagnostic criteria and ICD-10-CM codes since DSM-5 was published in 2013. It features a new disorder, Prolonged Grief Disorder, as well as codes for suicidal behavior available to all clinicians of any discipline without the requirement of

Measurement-Based Care in Mental Disorders

Measurement-Based Care in Mental Disorders
  • Author : Per Bech
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 10 December 2016
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This innovative monograph introduces a measurement-based framework for effective treatment of patients with mood disorders, personality disorders, and schizophrenia. Rooted firmly in principles of pharmacotherapy and clinical psychometrics, the book’s signature diagram balances rating scale results and patient self-reported progress along three angles: therapeutic effects, adverse effects, and quality of life. The author’s choices of measures are brief, valid, widely used, and easy for clinicians to administer and patients to understand. But rather than being a mechanistic or

A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health

A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health
  • Author : Teresa L. Scheid,Tony N. Brown
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 01 July 2022
GET THIS BOOKA Handbook for the Study of Mental Health

The second edition of A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health provides a comprehensive review of the sociology of mental health. Chapters by leading scholars and researchers present an overview of historical, social and institutional frameworks. Part I examines social factors that shape psychiatric diagnosis and the measurement of mental health and illness, theories that explain the definition and treatment of mental disorders and cultural variability. Part II investigates effects of social context, considering class, gender, race and age,

Mental Illness in General Health Care

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  • Author : T. Bedirhan Üstün,Norman Sartorius
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 15 June 1995
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This book presents the largest international study of psychological disorders seen in primary health care. Centres in fourteen countries participated in this investigation, including Brazil, Chile, China, India, Nigeria and the USA as well as several European countries. The study has shown how people with mental disorders present their problems to doctors and how likely their disorders are to be detected and treated.

The Stigma of Mental Illness - End of the Story?

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  • Author : Wolfgang Gaebel,Wulf Rössler,Norman Sartorius
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 10 August 2016
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This book makes a highly innovative contribution to overcoming the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness – still the heaviest burden both for those afflicted and those caring for them. The scene is set by the presentation of different fundamental perspectives on the problem of stigma and discrimination by researchers, consumers, families, and human rights experts. Current knowledge and practice used in reducing stigma are then described, with information on the programmes adopted across the world and their utility, feasibility,

A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health

A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health
  • Author : Allan V. Horwitz,Teresa L. Scheid
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 13 April 1999
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This book offers the first comprehensive presentation of the sociology of mental health and illness, including original, contemporary contributions by experts in the relevant aspects of the field. Divided into three sections, the chapters cover the general perspectives in the field, the social determinants of mental health, and current policy areas affecting mental health services. The Sociology of Mental Health and Illness is designed for classroom use in sociology, social work, human relations, human services, and psychology. With its useful

The Handbook of Measurement Issues in Criminology and Criminal Justice

The Handbook of Measurement Issues in Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Author : Beth M. Huebner,Timothy S. Bynum
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 28 April 2016
GET THIS BOOKThe Handbook of Measurement Issues in Criminology and Criminal Justice

This volume of the series was designed to provide a comprehensive primer on the existing best practices and emerging developments in the study and design research on crime and criminology. The work as a whole includes chapters on the measurement of criminal typologies, the offenders, offending and victimization, criminal justice organizations, and specialized measurement techniques. Each chapter is written by experts in the field and they provide an excellent survey of the literature in the relevant area. More importantly, each