shopping cart
nothing in cart
 
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
home
about us
upcoming events
Sep 23rd - Integrating EMDR into Your Clinical Practice: Five-Day Intensive in Vancouver [Leading Edge Seminars]
Sep 23rd - Mental Health for All CMHA National Conference: Connection Interrupted: Restoring Mental Health in a Fractured World [Canadian Mental Health Association]
Sep 23rd - Digital Media Use in Youth: Mental health and screen time, a force for good or evil? Navigating the tensions between risk and opportunity associated with youth digital media use. [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Sep 24th - Building Recovery Capital in Canada: Building on Our Strengths to Overcome Addiction - Nova Scotia [Last Door Recovery Society]
Sep 24th - Children at the Bedside: Preparing children for the death of someone close to them [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
The Therapeutic Interview in Mental Health: A Values-Based and Person-Centered Approach
Stanghellini, Giovanni and Milena Mancini
Cambridge University Press / Softcover / 2017-08-01 / 1107499089
Psychiatry / Psychological Testing
reg price: $65.95 our price: $ 56.06
192 pages
In Stock (Ships within one business day)

Emotions and values are considered the keys to understanding peoples' experiences and actions within the world they inhabit. The traditional symptom-led clinical interview is frequently criticised for ignoring the narrative of a patient's experience in favour of ticking-off symptoms that can be reduced or controlled. In response, this important new book seeks to understand a patient's sufferings through their individual experiences and values. The Therapeutic Interview in Mental Health is about the art of asking questions. This comprehensive book will equip psychologists, psychiatrists and clinicians with the tools to begin unlocking the emotions and experiences of their patients. The method of the therapeutic interview is explained in a step-by-step way, allowing the reader to understand the clinical interview as a means of beginning a shared understanding between patient and clinician. This book is an essential read for all psychologists, psychiatrists, general clinicians, and medical trainees.

About the Authors:
Giovanni Stanghellini, M.D. is Dr. Phil. Honoris Causa, Psychiatrist and Full Professor of Dynamic Psychology and Psychopathology at the Universit... degli Studi 'G. d'Annunzio' Chieti-Pescara, Italy and Profesor Adjuncto at the Universidad Diego Portales, Chile. He has written extensively on the philosophical foundations of psychopathology, especially from a phenomenological and anthropological viewpoint. He is co-editor of the Oxford University Press series International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry. He chairs the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Section on the Humanities, the Association of European Psychiatrists (EPA) Section on Philosophy and Psychiatry, the Scuola di Psicoterapia Fenomenologico-Dinamica, Florence and co-chairs the International Network for Philosophy and Psychiatry. Among his books: Nature and Narrative (co-edited, 2003), Disembodied Spirits and Deanimated Bodies: The Psychopathology of Common Sense (2004), Emotions and Personhood (with R. Rosfort, 2013), One Century of Karl Jaspers' General Psychopathology (co-edited, 2013), Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry (co-edited, 2013) and Lost in Dialogue: Anthropology, Psychopathology and Care (2016).

Milena Mancini focuses on the identification of phenomenological phenotypes (pheno-phenotypes), with a particular focus on abnormal bodily experiences, with a view to integrating psychopathology, philosophy and neurosciences and the transformation of these experiences that is produced by mental disorders, in particular in schizophrenia, melancholia, and eating disorders. Mancini also deals with what are values and why they matter in clinical practice. She previously worked in an international research team in Chile on the validation of a scale for the assessment of abnormal interpersonal experiences in people affected by schizophrenia. She has several publications in top-level international journals, including Schizophrenia Bulletin and Comprehensive Psychiatry. She also translated, from German to Italian, the essay by Karl Jaspers 'Eifersuchtwahn' published by Raffaelo Cortina (2015) and the essay by Ernst Kretschmer 'Körperbau und Charakter', which is being considered for publication.

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2019

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail info@cavershambooksellers.com
Hours: 9-6 M-W / 9-7 Th-F / 10-6 Sat / 12-5 Sun EST

search
Click here to read previous issues.
related events
Canadian Psychiatric Association 2018 annual confe
other lists
68th CPA Conference Features 2018
Cambridge University Press
Psychiatry
Psychological Testing
September 2018 New Arrivals