Handbook of Rural, Remote, and very Remote Mental Health

Handbook of Rural, Remote, and very Remote Mental Health Edited Book

  • Author(s): Carey, Timothy A, Gullifer, Judith
  • Published: 2020
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 978-981-10-5012-1

Abstract: This Handbook outlines in detail the features and challenges of rural and remote mental health service delivery and pragmatic considerations to address these, to ensure people in less populated areas receive an equivalent quality of service to their city-dwelling counterparts. The scope of the book includes general descriptions of the rural and remote context as well as the professional and ethical considerations involved in working in these areas. The book includes information specific to the professions that contribute to effective and efficient mental health services, as well as addressing specific areas of practice that warrant focused attention because of their importance. In order to cover the field comprehensively, the Handbook has four sections. The first section deals with the general context of rural and remote practice including a description of the general features of the setting and the importance of attention to ethical and professional standards. The second section of the Handbook describes different ways of working in rural and remote contexts. Rural and remote contexts provide many opportunities for innovation and creativity but it is imperative that novel approaches do not compromise the quality and integrity of the service. The third section covers individual professions in detail and the fourth section focuses specifically on particular areas of practice that present challenges for rural and remote areas. Academics will find this Handbook a valuable evidence-based resource to enhance their teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate mental health students. Practitioners will find this book an important reference guide to enrich and broaden their rural and remote experiences. They will be informed of the latest research evidence and will be provided with practical advice and strategies to promote advanced clinical practice in this challenging context.

  • Urls: http://link-springer-com-443.webvpn.fjmu.edu.cn/referencework/10.1007/978-981-10-5012-1#about
  • Publisher Location: Singapore
  • Keywords: Rural and Remote Health, Primary Care, Remote Healthcare Provision in Australia, Rural and Remote Mental Health, Social Determinants and Rural and Remote Mental Health, Culture and Rural and Remote Mental Health, Indigenous Mental Health in Remote CommunitiesMental Health Research and Evaluation, Professional Practice in Rural and Remote Mental Health, The Visiting Workforce, Telemental health, Multidisciplinary Teams in Rural and Remote Mental Health, Mental Health Nursing, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Professionals, Self-Care for Mental Health Professionals, Suicide and Self-Harm, The Safe Use of Pharmacotherapy, Working in Schools, Supporting communities

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Carey, Timothy A, Gullifer, Judith, 2020, Handbook of Rural, Remote, and very Remote Mental Health, Edited Book, viewed 22 October 2021, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=21164.

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