Occupational therapy in psychiatry and mental health

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  • Creator edited by Rosemary Crouch and Vivyan Alers
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Fifth edition. Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell/ John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2014.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (xiii, 495 pages) : illustrations
  • ISBNs 9781118624203, 1118624203, 9781118624210, 1118624211, 9781118624227, 111862422X, 1118913531, 9781118913536
  • OCLC ocn871186984


  • "Comprehensive and informative, the extensively revised fifth edition of Occupational Therapy in Psychiatry and Mental Health is an accessible overview of occupational therapy in psychiatry, providing key information on a range of international models of occupational therapy as well as their practical applications. The fifth edition includes: Case studies throughout to illustrate application of theory to practice; Coverage of key concepts and issues in occupational therapy; New material on emerging areas of practice; Comprehensive information on assessment and treatment for children, adolescents and adults, covering key mental health conditions. Occupational Therapy in Psychiatry and Mental Health is an ideal resource for students in occupational therapy, newly qualified and experienced practitioners, and other allied health professionals seeking an up-to-date, globally relevant resource on psychiatry and mental health care"--EBL.


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Part 1. Theoretical Concepts in Occupational Therapy : -- 1. Creative Ability: A Model for Individual and Group Occupational Therapy for Clients with Psychosocial Dysfunction / Patricia de Witt -- 2. The Relevance of Occupational Science to Occupational Therapy in the Field of Mental Health / Lana van Niekerk -- 3. Ethics, Human Rights and the Law in Mental Health Care Practice / Dain van der Reyden and Rosemary Crouch -- 4. Cultural Considerations in the Provision of an Occupational Therapy Service in Mental Health / Rosemary Crouch -- 5. Clinical Reasoning in Psychiatric Occupational Therapy / Vivyan Alers -- -- Part 2. Specific Issues in Occupational Therapy : -- 6. HIV/AIDS in Psychiatry and Issues Facing Occupational Therapists Regarding Practice: Moral and Ethical Dilemmas / Dain van der Reyden, Robin Joubert and Chantal Christopher -- 7. Forensic Psychiatry and Occupational Therapy / Michelle Moore -- 8. Acute Psychiatry and the Dynamic Short-Term Intervention of the Occupational Therapist / Catherine Shorten and Rosemary Crouch -- 9. Improving Health and Access to Health Services through Community-Based Rehabilitation / Stephanie Homer -- 10. Care, Treatment and Rehabilitation Programmes for Large Numbers of Long-Term Mental Health Care Users / Kobie Zietsman and Daleen Casteleijn -- 11. Auxiliary Staff in Mental Health Care: Requirements, Functions and Supervision / Dain van der Reyden -- 12. Vocational Rehabilitation in Psychiatry and Mental Health / Lyndsey Swart and Tania Buys -- 13. Psychiatric Occupational Therapy in the Corporate, Insurance and Medico-legal Sectors / Lee Randall -- 14. An Occupational Therapist's Perspective on Sexuality and Psychosocial Sexual Rehabilitation / Louise Fouché -- -- Part 3. Occupational Therapy with Children, Adolescents and Adults : -- 15. Early Intervention for Young Children at Risk for Developmental Mental Health Disorders / Kerry Wallace -- 16. Occupational Therapy Intervention with Children with Psychosocial Disorders / Vivyan Alers -- 17. Interdisciplinary Group Therapy with Children / Marita Rademeyer and Deirdre Niehaus -- 18. Specific Occupational Therapy Intervention with Adolescents / Louise Fouché and Lisa Wegner -- 19. Sensory Integration in Mental Health / Annamarie van Jaarsveld -- 20. Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder through a Person's Lifespan: Occupational Therapy to Enhance Executive and Social Functioning / Ray Anne Cook -- 21. Trauma and Its Effects on Children, Adolescents and Adults: The Role of the Occupational Therapist / 22. Post-traumatic Brain Injury: Handling Behavioural and Cognitive Changes / Sylvia Birkhead -- 23. Occupational Therapy for Anxiety, Somatic and Stressor-related Disorders / Madeleine Duncanand Claire Prowse -- 24. Occupational Therapy with Mood Disorders / Madeleine Duncan and Claire Prowse -- 25. The Treatment of Eating Disorders in Occupational Therapy / Rosemary Crouch and Vivyan Alers -- 26. Understanding Persons with Personality Disorders: Intervention in Occupational Therapy / Ann Nott -- 27. The Occupational Therapy Approach to the Management of Schizophrenia / 28. Substance Use and Abuse: Intervention by a Multidisciplinary Approach Which Includes Occupational Therapy / Rosemary Crouch and Lisa Wegner -- 29. Gerontology, Psychiatry and Occupational Therapy / Susan Beukes
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