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Building a New Community Psychology of Mental Health : Spaces, Places, People and Activities (Hardcover)

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This book explores a range of alternative community based approaches to working with mental distress.
Mental health and distress are issues many individuals have to deal with on a daily basis. Whilst formal health provisions provide some respite for individuals suffering from mental distress, the system is far from perfect for all.  Drawing on recent developments in critical psychology the chapters propose a new paradigm for mental health, presenting a range of alternative community based approaches, with a clear focus on the spaces, places, people and activities that can be useful in helping to deal with mental distress.  
Written in an accessible and engaging style this book will appeal to academics, practitioners and policy makers interested in community and social approaches to mental health.
Number of Pages: 199
Genre: Psychology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Carl Walker & Angie Hart & Paul Hanna
Language: English
Street Date: April 11, 2017
TCIN: 51702589
UPC: 9781137360984
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-2334

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