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  1. General reading for the unit 12 items
    1. Introducing Mental Health, Second Edition : A Practical Guide - Caroline Kinsella, Connor Kinsella 2015

      Book Essential This book offers a good introduction and straightforward description of the main mental disorders - particularly helpful, I would have thought, to those of you not from a mental health background.

    2. Examining Mental Health through Social Constructionism: The Language of Mental Health - Michelle O'Reilly, Jessica Nina Lester 2017

      Book Recommended The early chapters on the history of classification systems and the critique of the diagnostic process are particularly useful.

    3. Models of mental health - Gavin Davidson, Jim Campbell, Ciarán Shannon, Ciaran Mulholland 2016, ©2016

      Book 

    4. Evidence-based policy and practice in mental health social work - Martin Webber 2008

      Book Further The guidance on interpreting published research is particularly helpful.

    5. The SAGE Handbook of Mental Health and Illness - David Pilgrim, Anne Rogers, Bernice A. Pescosolido 2010, ©2011

      Book Recommended

    6. Psychosis, trauma, and dissociation: evolving perspectives on severe psychopathology 2019

      Book Further

    7. Oxford handbook of psychiatry - David Semple, Roger Smyth 2013

      Book Recommended

    8. Psychiatry - Neel L. Burton 2016, ©2016

      Book Recommended

  2. Critical Psychiatry 6 items
    1. Approved mental health practice: essential themes for students and practitioners 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential See Chapter 5 - 'The Problem of Psychiatric Diagnosis' by Helen Spandler

    2. Routledge international handbook of critical mental health 2018, ©2018

      Book Further

    3. Psychiatric Hegemony: A Marxist Theory of Mental Illness - Bruce M. Z. Cohen 2016

      Book Further

  3. Old Age Psychiatry 7 items
    1. Aging and mental health - Daniel L. Segal, Sarah Honn Qualls, Michael A. Smyer 2018, ©2018

      Book Essential This book looks systematically at forms and models of mental disorder in later life.

    2. Geriatric Psychiatry: a Case-Based Textbook 2018

      Book Recommended This textbook has a useful summary of various mental health conditions associated with later life.

    3. Dementia reconsidered revisited: the person still comes first - T. M. Kitwood 2019

      Book Further

    4. Self-harm in older adults: systematic review - M. Isabela Troya, Opeyemi Babatunde, Kay Polidano, Bernadette Bartlam 04/2019

      Article Further

    5. Risk of dementia and death in community-dwelling older men with bipolar disorder - Osvaldo P. Almeida, Kieran McCaul, Graeme J. Hankey, Bu B. Yeap 08/2016

      Article Further

    6. Oxford specialist handbook of old age psychiatry - Bart Sheehan, Salman Karim, Alistair S. Burns 2009

      Book Essential

  4. Depression 7 items
    1. ABC of anxiety and depression 2014, ©2014

      Book Essential Linda Gask is a psychiatrist who has specialised in depression and also written eloquently about her personal experience of the condition.

    2. Fast facts: depression - Mark Haddad, Philip Boyce 2017

      Book Recommended

    3. Western depression is not a universal condition - Derek A. Summerfield 07/2017

      Article Further

    4. Childhood maltreatment and characteristics of adult depression: Meta-analysis - Janna Nelson, Anne Klumparendt, Philipp Doebler, Thomas Ehring 02/2017

      Article Further

  5. Bipolar Affective Disorder 9 items
    1. Fast facts: bipolar disorder - Guy Goodwin, Gary Sachs, ProQuest (Firm) 2010

      Book Recommended

    2. The bipolar spectrum - Jules Angst 03/2007

      Article Recommended

    3. Are rating scales for bipolar disorders fit for purpose? - Jan Scott, Greg Murray 11/2018

      Article Recommended

    4. Clinical status of comorbid bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder - Gordon Parker, Adam Bayes, Georgia McClure, Yolanda Romàn Ruiz del Moral 09/2016

      Article Recommended

    5. An unquiet mind: a memoir of moods and madness - Kay Redfield Jamison 1996

      Book Further

    6. ; THE UNDISCOVERED ILLNESS Mar 2019

      Article Recommended A short article looking at the possibility of establishing unipolar mania as a distinct diagnosis

  6. Pharmacology 4 items
    1. Antipsychiatry and the antidepressants debate - Sami Timimi, Philip Thomas, James Davies, Peter Kinderman 08/2014

      Article Further

    2. The bitterest pills: the troubling story of antipsychotic drugs - Joanna Moncrieff 2013

      Book Further

  7. Dementia 5 items
    1. Fast facts: dementia - Lawrence J. Whalley, John C. S. Breitner, ProQuest (Firm) 2009

      Book Recommended

    2. Dementia 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. Dementia care: a practical approach 2016

      Book Further

    4. Dementia 2017, ©2017

      Book Recommended

  8. Schizophrenia 6 items
    1. Fast facts: schizophrenia - Shôn W. Lewis, Robert W. Buchanan, ProQuest (Firm) 2007

      Book Recommended

    2. Schizophrenia — an anxiety disorder? - Jeremy Hall 11/2017

      Article Further

    3. Schizophrenia - Joanna Moncrieff, Hugh Middleton 05/2015

      Article Recommended

    4. A Critical History of Schizophrenia - Kieran McNally 2016

      Book Further

  9. Personality Disorder 3 items
  10. Suicide 1 item
  11. Child and Adolescent Mental Health 3 items
    1. Child and adolescent mental health today: a handbook - Catherine Jackson, Kathryn Hill, Paula Lavis 2008

      Book Essential

    2. Child and adolescent mental health: theory and practice 2005, date of distribution not identified, ©2005

      Book Recommended

    3. Child psychology and psychiatry: frameworks for clinical training and practice 2017

      Book Recommended

  12. Perinatal Mental Health 4 items
    1. Perinatal mental health: a clinical guide - Colin R. Martin, ProQuest (Firm) 2012

      Book Recommended

    2. Stratification of the risk of bipolar disorder recurrences in pregnancy and postpartum - Arianna Di Florio, Katherine Gordon-Smith, Liz Forty, Michael R. Kosorok 09/2018

      Article Recommended

  13. Eating Disorder 3 items
    1. Multidisciplinary management of eating disorders 2018

      Book Recommended

    2. Encyclopedia of feeding and eating disorders 2017

      Book Recommended

  14. Autistic Spectrum Disorder 3 items
    1. Autism and Asperger syndrome - Simon Baron-Cohen 2008

      Book 

    2. Autism: a very short introduction - Uta Frith, ProQuest (Firm) 2008

      Book Recommended

  15. Dual Diagnosis 1 item
    1. Bipolar disorder and addictions: The elephant in the room - Paul R. A. Stokes, Nicola J. Kalk, Allan H. Young 09/2017

      Article Recommended

  16. Anxiety disorders including OCD 4 items
    There isn't a taught session on these conditions so this material is provided for additional reading and for support with the written assignment.
    1. Social anxiety: clinical, developmental, and social perspectives - Stefan G. Hofmann, Patricia M. DiBartolo ©2010

      Book Recommended

    2. Obsessive-compulsive disorder: subtypes and spectrum conditions - Jonathan S. Abramowitz, Dean McKay, Steven Taylor 2008

      Book Recommended

    3. Obsessive-compulsive disorder - Mario Maj 2000

      Book Recommended

    4. Obsessive-compulsive disorder - Stanley Rachman, Padmal De Silva 2009

      Book Recommended

  17. Eating Disorder 5 items
    1. Eating disorders in men: a review of the literature - William Jones, John Morgan 29/07/2010

      Article 

    2. Anorexics on anorexia - Rosemary Shelley 1997

      Book Recommended

    3. Getting Better Bite by Bite: A Survival Kit for Sufferers of Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorders, 2nd Edition (Paperback) - Routledge - Ulrike SchmidtJanet TreasureJune Alexander Look Inside Request Inspection CopyAvailable on Taylor & Francis eBooks >> 25/09/2015

      Book Further