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Managing depression: an overview

01 June 2004

Mental Health Practice


Depression is a common health problem but it is both under-detected and under-treated. It is a complex condition with no single known cause: biological, social and...

Banishing the blues

01 October 2008

Mental Health Practice


In the UK primary care is the first point of contact for most individuals seeking health care. In about 30 per cent of primary care consultations, mental health...

Evaluating groups in learning disabilities

22 November 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical learning Disabilities

Groupwork can be effective in meeting a range of needs presented by students with profound learning disabilities. This article describes the process involved in...

difficulties faced by social care staff when managing challenging behaviour

01 March 2006

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Many people with a learning disability live in community settings supported by social care staff. A relatively high proportion of staff will support an individual...

Emotion management for people with severe learning disabilities

10 February 2010

Learning Disability Practice


Team Mate was a pilot emotion management group for students with severe learning disabilities, held at their further education unit. The group was run...

Modernising psychosocial intervention education: the new COPE programme

01 November 2005

Mental Health Practice


In previous papers (Bradshaw et al 2000, 2003) we have described an educational programme in psychosocial interventions (PSI) for mental health professionals in...

Cognitive behaviour therapy: a case study

08 June 2012

Mental Health Practice


People who are prone to depression have a tendency to hold negative core beliefs about themselves, others and the future. They may develop assumptions, rules and...

Trichotillomania (Hair-pulling): Nature, assessment and treatment

01 October 2001

Mental Health Practice


Trichotillomania is characterised by recurrent hair-pulling, leading to noticeable hair loss, which in turn leads to a wide range of cognitive, behavioural and...

How cognitive behaviour therapy can alleviate older people’s grief

07 March 2012

Mental Health Practice


Experiencing the death of a loved one is generally considered to be part of growing old and this ‘understandability’ factor is reflected in society’s response to...

Is cognitive behaviour therapy useful for people who self harm?

01 February 2008

Mental Health Practice


The term ‘self-harm’ is subject to many different descriptions and definitions, including self-mutilation (Favazza 1998), parasuicide (Williams 1997), attempted...