Changing Outcomes in Psychosis: Collaborative Cases from Users, Carers and Practitioners

Changing Outcomes in Psychosis: Collaborative Cases from Users, Carers and Practitioners

Editor(s): Richard Velleman, Eric Davis, Gina Smith, Michael Drage

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405126410

Online ISBN: 9780470696101

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696101

About this Book

This book presents a series of cases of psychosocial interventions with schizophrenia and other serious mental health difficulties.



  • Co-authored by a range of professionals in different roles, as well as carers and service users.


  • Captures the benefits of a true alliance between the service user and their clinical worker.


  • Details the skills and knowledge needed for interventions in a range of settings, including outreach work and family work, treatment on acute wards, as well as organisational change.


  • Introductions and conclusions to each case examine the implications for practice and policy.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 4

      Positive Risk-Taking within Family Intervention (pages 61–79)

      Gina Smith, Alison Drage, Emily Drage, James Drage and Michael Drage

    3. Chapter 5

      Assertive Outreach and Family Work (pages 80–97)

      Frank Burbach, John Carter, Jane Carter and Matthew Carter

    4. Chapter 11

      Employment, Mental Health and PSI: Occupation is Everyone's Job (pages 194–210)

      Sarah-joy Boldison, Rosie Davies, Hilary Hawkes, Christiane Pacé and Ruth Sayers

    5. Chapter 14

      Changing Practice (pages 241–255)

      Gina Smith, Michael Drage, Eric Davis and Richard Velleman

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