Mental Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, 1st Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817710
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817715
  • DDC: 362.2
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released March 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Provides an overview of the most common types of mental disability, behavioral-health therapies, co-occurring disorders, medications commonly used to treat mental disability, treatment options, culturally competent care, accessibility, rehabilitation, and the ways in which the Affordable Care Act provides parity protections for behavioral-health services, along with tips on finding a therapist, supporting a friend or family member through diagnosis and treatment, and information about the neurodiversity movement, along with information on how to find government and local disability programs and resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Psychiatric Disability.
2: Mental Health and Early Warning Signs.
3: Mental Disorders.
4: Prevalence of Mental Illness.
5: What Are Co-Occurring Disorders?.
6: The Connection between Mental Health and Chronic Disease.
7: The Connection between Mental Illness and Substance-Use Disorders.
8: Mental Illness and Life Expectancy.
9: Psychiatric Disability and Quality of Life.
10: Common Mental Disorders.
11: Common Psychotic Disorders.
12: Personal, Social, and Economic Impact of Mental Disability.
13: How Does a Mental Disability Affect a Person’s Life?.
14: Common Barriers to Participation.
15: Impact of Disability on Family and Interpersonal Relationships.
16: HIV/AIDS and Mental Health.
17: Attitudes toward Mental Illness and Stigma.
18: Media Portrayal of Mental Illness.
19: Should You Disclose Your Mental Illness to Your Employer?.
20: Youth Transitioning with Mental Disability.
21: Working with a Mental-Health Condition.
22: Link between Poverty and Mental Illness.
23: Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Caregiving.
24: Recovery Model and Treatment of Mental Illness.
25: Recovery after an Initial Schizophrenia Episode (RAISE) Project: Questions and Answers.
26: Peer Support and Recovery.
27: Guiding Principles of Recovery.
28: Healthy Lifestyle to Support Recovery.
29: Supported Employment for Serious Mental Illness.
30: Importance of Psychological Resilience in Recovery.
31: Rehabilitation Medicine.
32: Spirituality in Psychiatric Rehabilitation.
33: Psychotherapies.
34: Integrated Care for Mental Health.
35: Mental-Health Crisis.
36: Health and Well-Being.
37: Tips for Caring for Someone with a Mental Disability.
38: Technology and the Future of Mental-Health Treatment.
39: Protections, Rights, and Benefits.
40: Americans with Disabilities Act.
41: Rights of Students with Hidden Disabilities.
42: Accommodations for Employees with Psychiatric Disabilities.
43: Impact of Mental-Health Conditions in the Workplace.
44: Legal Requirements to Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits.
45: Mental-Health Coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
46: Mental-Health Rehabilitation Programs for Veterans.
47: Disability Rights Movement.
48: Neurodiversity Movement.
49: Additional Resources.
50: Organizations That Provide Services for People with Mental Disabilities.