Psychosis and spirituality consolidating the new paradigm 2nd edition
In criminal law, the term insanity can be applied to most forms of psychoses, although defenses based on insanity have been relatively rare.With 5 chapters by new authors (including David Lukoff and Les Lancaster) and 6 of the chapters by continuing authors completely rewritten, this new edition brings the area right up to date and covers the explosion of new research, qualitative as well as quantitative, and exciting clinical developments. ‘Spirituality is the key strand that unites the great variety of cultural understandings of psychosis with recovery.This text contains contributions from leading authorities in the field; it points towards a more complete human approach to psychosis, and challenges long-held assumptions about the nature of human experience.It should be read by all mental health practitioners and students, and will be of interest to academics in theology, anthropology and philosophy, as well as service users and carers.’ The new edition of this successful text builds on the very latest research to present a unique exploration of the psychology of both spirituality and psychosis.Isabel Clarke is a consultant clinical psychologist, working in acute mental health in the NHS. She is the author of Madness, Mystery and the Survival of God (2008), and co-editor of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Acute Inpatient Mental Health Units: Working with Clients, Staff and the Milieu (with H. It features ways of supporting and developing the therapeutic role of inpatient staff through consultation and reflective practice.See Routledge web site for more details and ordering.
The second edition reflects the most recent body of qualitative and quantitative research, and the latest clinical initiatives.
Occurring in middle to old age, these disorders involve progressive, nonreversible brain damage.