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Mental Health Professionals in Medical Settings: A Primer

Mental Health Professionals in Medical Settings: A Primer
Author: Richard J. Bischoff - Richard L. Heinrich - Jo Ell
ISBN 13: 9780393703382
ISBN 10: 39370338
Edition: 1st
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2002-06-17
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 232
List Price: $40.00

Both students and practicing mental health practitioners will find a well-researched, practical model for comprehensive, well-coordinated,
and quality care that all patients deserve.


Emphasizing the advantages of an integrated approach to health care, this book outlines the skills mental health professionals need to work successfully in a health care setting. The book offers specific advice on building collaborative medical care. Appendices detail problems with existing models, the components of the biopsychosocial model, common terms, recognized medical specialties, and group feedback and coaching exercises. The contributors are health psychologists, psychiatrists, doctors, and marriage and family therapists. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)