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Animal magic

Author:
ALLEN Daniel
Journal article citation:
Mental Health Today, July/August 2013, pp.12-13.
Publisher:
Pavilion
Place of publication:
Hove

The therapeutic benefits of animals to people with mental ill health is increasingly being recognised and becoming a more common part of services. This article describes the benefits and briefly reports on the work of Critterish Allsorts, and independent animal assisted therapy and education service provider in the UK. (Original abstract)

Journal article

Helping patients to cope with seasonal affective disorder

Author:
HARION Nerys
Journal article citation:
Nursing Times, 13.11.07, 2007, pp.25-26.
Publisher:
Nursing Times

The author looks at the causes and symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder and types of treatment available.

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Choosing talking therapies?

Author:
COONEY Geraldine
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health
Publication year:
2001
Pagination:
28p.
Place of publication:
London

This booklet provides information for people who feel depressed or unhappy, or who have emotional problems they cannot sort out on their own. It tells about the psychological help - or talking therapies - that are available for adults on the National Health Service (NHS). It explains what talking therapies are and what they aim to do. The information in this booklet is based on evidence from research studies on psychological therapies. They have been turned into guidelines for GPs on treatment options for people with emotional difficulties or mental health problems. The booklet also includes evidence and quotes from services users; this comes from research by the Mental Health Foundation.

Journal article

Learning to feel

Author:
BEXSON Tina
Journal article citation:
Mental Health Today, November 2004, pp.16-17.
Publisher:
Pavilion
Place of publication:
Hove

Reports on a new treatment at St Andrew's Hospital, Northampton for borderline personality disorder, a controversial diagnosis about which psychiatrists often disagree and which Mind has dubbed a 'dustbin diagnosis' for people who are simply 'difficult' or 'different'. Called dialectical behaviour therapy, it aims to reduce self-destructive behaviours and address what undermines their ability to stay in treatment and professionals' motivation to carry on helping them.

Journal article

The therapy seesaw: achieving therapeutically balanced approaches to working with emotional distress

Authors:
TALKES Kirsty, TENNANT Allison
Journal article citation:
British Journal of Forensic Practice, 6(3), August 2004, pp.3-12.
Publisher:
Emerald

Discusses barriers that can obstruct a structured therapeutic approach. Focuses on dialectical behaviour therapy as a model and discusses how the concept of 'dialectics' can provide an overriding context for case conceptualisation. Illustrates dialectical dilemmas and powerful dynamics that can be enacted between individuals, teams and patients endeavouring to cope with distress. Describes and elaborates the dialectical philosophy, providing a framework for the synthesis of clinical interpersonal encounters and metaphorical concepts of a therapy seesaw. Discusses how these ideas can guide work with emotionally distressed individuals.

Journal article

Stepping Stones

Author:
GRIFFITHS Trevor
Journal article citation:
Mental Health Today, October 2003, pp.14-15.
Publisher:
Pavilion
Place of publication:
Hove

Describes a two-day training course based on a seven stage model of adjustment to loss.

Journal article

The listeners

Author:
MOORE Wendy
Journal article citation:
Openmind, 103, May 2000, pp.10-11.
Publisher:
MIND

Profiles the radical work and far-reaching impact of Marius Romme and Sandra Escher, catalysts of the hearing voices movement.

Journal article

Tuned in

Author:
SHELDON Kay
Journal article citation:
Open Mind, 95, January 1999, p.14.
Publisher:
MIND

The author talks to two music makers who have used their experiences of mental ill-health as a positive force in their music.

Journal article

Accepting the inner voices

Author:
BAKER Paul
Journal article citation:
Nursing Times, 2.8.95, 1995, pp.59-61.
Publisher:
Nursing Times

Hearing internal voices is relatively common, and many people not considered to have mental health problems have experienced them.

Book

The voice inside: a practical guide to coping with hearing voices

Author:
BAKER Paul
Publisher:
Hearing Voices Network
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
24p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Manchester

Provides an introduction to a new way of thinking about 'hearing voices'. Looks at what it is like to hear voices, why does it start and how people can cope better with the experience. Also provides further information about the Hearing Voices Network.

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