Occupational Therapy Evidence in Practice for Mental Health is an accessible and informative guide to the application of theory and the evidence-base to contemporary clinical practice. Fully updated throughout, chapters cover a range of mental health issues, approaches and settings, including service user and carer involvement, group work, services for older people, interventions, forensic mental health, and managing depression.
• Written by an expert author team, drawing on a wide range of evidence, service contexts, national policy and legislation.
• Focus on person-centred practice in mental health services.
• Each chapter also contains a variety of learning features, including task boxes, reflective questions and further readings, to aid understanding and demonstrate the use of evidence to inform clinical decision-making.
The second edition of this easy-to-read and practical textbook is an ideal resource for occupational therapy students, clinical practitioners, and anyone looking for a concise, accessible guide to evidence-based practice and how it informs occupational therapy in mental health.
About the Editors:
Cathy Long is a former Senior Lecturer in Occupational in the School of Health Sciences at York St John University, UK.
Dr Jane Cronin-Davis is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences at York St John University, UK.
Diane Cotterill is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences at York St John University, UK.