The Challenges of Mental Health Caregiving

Research • Practice • Policy

ISBN: 978-1-4614-8790-6 (Print) 978-1-4614-8791-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvi

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    Pages 1-12

    Introduction: Caregiving to Promote Mental Health and Prevent Mental Illness

  3. Developmental Issues in Mental Health Caregiving

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 15-31

      The Impact of Caregiving on Physical and Mental Health: Implications for Research, Practice, Education, and Policy

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      Pages 33-53

      Cultural Considerations in Caring for Persons with Mental Illness

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      Pages 55-79

      Chronic Illness and Primary Care: Integrating Mental Health and Primary Care

  4. The Mental Health Caregiving Context

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 81-81

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      Chapter

      Pages 83-102

      Mental Illness Prevention and Promotion

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      Chapter

      Pages 103-121

      Systems of Caregiving: The Promotion of Positive Mental Health Outcomes in Children and Adolescents

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      Pages 123-142

      Midlife Concerns and Caregiving Experiences: Intersecting Life Issues Affecting Mental Health

  5. Local, State, and National Issues Effecting Caregivers and Mental Health Caregiving

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 143-143

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      Pages 145-160

      Loss, Grief, and Bereavement: Implications for Family Caregivers and Health Care Professionals of the Mentally III

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      Pages 161-177

      Caring for a Family Member with Mental Illness: Exploring Spirituality

  6. Issues in Policy and Research

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 179-179

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      Chapter

      Pages 181-203

      Caregiving and Mental Health: Policy Implications

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      Chapter

      Pages 205-221

      Research in Caregiving

  7. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 223-223

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      Chapter

      Pages 225-229

      Mental Health Caregiving: A Call to Professional Providers, Family Caregivers, and Individuals with Mental Health Challenges

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 231-234