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)

The Cambridge Handbook of Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis

The Cambridge Handbook of Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis
  • 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

Measuring Specific Mental Illness Diagnoses with Functional Impairment

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

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

Mental Health Outcome Measures

Mental Health Outcome Measures
  • Author : Graham Thornicroft,Michele Tansella
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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Mental Health Outcome Measures provides an authoritative review of measurement scales currently available to assess the outcomes of mental health service intervention. The excerpt of summaries by leading writers in the field assess the contributions of scale in areas including mental state examination, quality of life, patient satisfaction, needs assessments, measurement of service cost, global functioning scales, and social disability. These chapters provide a critical appraisal of how far such scales have been shown to be reliable and valid, and

Measuring Stress

Measuring Stress
  • Author : Sheldon Cohen,Ronald C. Kessler,Lynn Underwood Gordon
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release : 14 April 1997
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Measuring Stress is the definitive resource for health and social scientists interested in assessing stress in humans. With contributions from leading experts, this work provides for the first time a unified conceptual overview of the intricate relationship between stress and a variety of disorders. Measuring Stress provides integrative, incisive guidelines that will prove invaluable to students, clinicians, and researchers in health and social psychology, medicine, nursing, epidemiology, sociology, and psychiatry.

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 : 14 April 2021
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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,

Handbook of Assessment and Treatment Planning for Psychological Disorders, Third Edition

Handbook of Assessment and Treatment Planning for Psychological Disorders, Third Edition
  • Author : Martin M. Antony,David H. Barlow
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release : 23 July 2020
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This authoritative clinical reference and text--now revised and updated with 50% new content--presents the assessment tools and strategies that every evidence-based psychotherapy practitioner needs. Unlike most assessment texts, the volume is organized around specific clinical problems. It explains how to select and use the best measures to assess clients' symptoms, generate diagnoses, plan appropriate treatments, and monitor progress. Clinician- and student-friendly features include tables comparing and contrasting relevant measures, sample forms, and case examples. Every chapter addresses considerations for primary and

Mental Illness in General Health Care

Mental Illness in General Health Care
  • 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 American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults, Third Edition

The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults, Third Edition
  • Author : American Psychiatric Association
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release : 29 July 2015
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Since the publication of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report Clinical Practice Guidelines We Can Trust in 2011, there has been an increasing emphasis on assuring that clinical practice guidelines are trustworthy, developed in a transparent fashion, and based on a systematic review of the available research evidence. To align with the IOM recommendations and to meet the new requirements for inclusion of a guideline in the National Guidelines Clearinghouse of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), American Psychiatric

Psychosocial Interventions for Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Psychosocial Interventions for Mental and Substance Use Disorders
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Developing Evidence-Based Standards for Psychosocial Interventions for Mental Disorders
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 18 September 2015
GET THIS BOOKPsychosocial Interventions for Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Mental health and substance use disorders affect approximately 20 percent of Americans and are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Although a wide range of evidence-based psychosocial interventions are currently in use, most consumers of mental health care find it difficult to know whether they are receiving high-quality care. Although the current evidence base for the effects of psychosocial interventions is sizable, subsequent steps in the process of bringing a psychosocial intervention into routine clinical care are less well defined. Psychosocial

Measuring Health and Disability

Measuring Health and Disability
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 14 April 2021
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"The World Health Organisation had just published a generic assessment instrument to measure general health and disability levels: the WHO Disability Assessment Schedule, WHODAS 2.0. WHODAS 2.0 is based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). It was developed and tested internationally and is applicable in different cultures both in general populations and in clinical settings. It can be used as a general measure across all diseases. This manual is aimed at public health professionals, doctor, other health professionals (

Handbook of Recovery in Inpatient Psychiatry

Handbook of Recovery in Inpatient Psychiatry
  • Author : Nirbhay N. Singh,Jack W. Barber,Scott Van Sant
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 14 September 2016
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This handbook provides a guide for individualized, responsive, and meaningful care to patients with severe mental illness. It begins with an overview of the foundational aspects of recovery – definitions and assessment, recovery principles, recovery research, and applications of recovery principles in in inpatient psychiatry. Subsequent chapters offer in-depth analyses of provider competencies, the patient’s role in personal choices and decision making, and the deeper healing goals of recovery. The handbook also offers detailed treatment modalities, including cognitive remediation, psychological