What are needs for mental health services, and how can they be measured? This book describes clearly the different approaches that can be taken to these vital questions. This completely revised version of the successful first edition provides professional, managerial and research staff in health and social care with all they need to understand and to put into practice the assessment of need in mental health.
What are needs for mental health services, and how can they be measured? This book describes the different approaches that can be taken to these vital questions. This completely revised second edition provides professional, managerial and research staff in health and social care with all they need to understand and to put into practice the assessment of need in mental health.
Contents; Contributors; Foreword Sir Douglas Black; Preface Graham Thornicroft; Part I. Definitions and Targets for Needs Assessment: 1. Defining mental health needs John Wing, Chris R. Brewin and Graham Thornicroft; 2. Health targets Rachel Jenkins and Bruce Singh; Part II. Measuring Population Needs: 3. Population surveys of morbidity and need Rachel Jenkins and Howard Meltzer; 4. Commissioners' information requirements on mental health needs and commissioning for mental health services Andrew Stevens, James Raftery and Richard A. Mendelsohn; 5. Measuring (relative) need for mental health care services Roy Carr-Hill; 6. Assessing demand for care at district level using a psychiatric case register Mirella Ruggeri, Francesco Amaddeo and Michele Tansella; 7. Assessing the need for psychiatric services at district level: using the results of community surveys Paul Bebbington and Sian Rees; Part III. Choosing among Needs: Priorities and Costs: 8. Setting priorities during the development of local psychiatric services Elaine Murphy; 9. The Care Programme Approach: prioritising according to need in policy and practice Jonathan Bindman and Gyles Glover; 10. Local catchment areas for needs-led mental health services Geraldine Strathdee and Graham Thornicroft; 11. Needs from a user perspective Marion Beeforth and Helen Wood; 12. Costing psychiatric interventions Jennifer Beecham and Martin Knapp; Part IV. Evaluating the Ability of Psychiatric Services to Meet Needs: 13. Assessing systems of care for the long-term mentally ill in urban settings M. Susan Ridgely, Howard H. Goldman and Joseph P. Morrissey; 14. Auditing the use of psychiatric beds Bernard Audini and Richard Duffett; Part V. Methods for Assessing Individual Needs: 15. The Cardinal Needs Schedule: a standardised research instrument for measuring individual needs Austin Lockwood and Max Marshall; 16. Measuring individual needs for care and services Chris R. Brewin; 17. The Camberwell Assessment of Need (CAN) Mike Slade and Paul McCrone; Part VI. Needs of Special Groups: 18. Mental health services for homeless people William R. Breakey, Ezra Susser and Philip Timms; 19. Needs of carers Elizabeth Kuipers; 20. Mental health needs of children and young people Robert Jezzard; 21. Measurement of needs in people with learning disabilities and mental health problems Kiriakos Xenitidis and Nick Bouras; 22. Needs assessment in mental health care for older people Tom Reynolds and Martin Orrell; 23. Mental health needs in primary care Andre Tylee; 24. Mental health needs assessment for ethnic and cultural minorities Kamaldeep Bhui; 25. Needs assessment for rural mental health services Alain Gregoire; 26. Needs assessment and drug misuse services John Marsden and John Strang; 27. Needs assessment and eating disorders Janet Treasure and Ulrike Schmidt; 28. Needs assessment and alcohol E. Jane Marshall; Index.
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This book asks what are needs for mental health services, and how they can be measured.
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