Introduction

  1. Ann Williamson MB, ChB, BSCAH Accred, medical General Practitioner Certified Practitioner Master Practitioner Therapist

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773260.ch

Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice

Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Williamson, A. (2008) Introduction, in Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773260.ch

Author Information

  1. British Society of Clinic & Academic Hypnosis, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470513064

Online ISBN: 9780470773260

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Keywords:

  • common mental health problems;
  • anxiety and agoraphobic symptoms;
  • ‘neurotic’ disorder incidence;
  • culture of litigation;
  • personal resilience and overcoming difficulty

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The background

  • Prevalence of the problem

  • The biopsychosocial perspective

  • To treat or not to treat?

  • Medication - the way forward?

  • What are the alternatives?