Telling stories? [electronic resource] : attachment-based approaches to the treatment of psychosis / edited by Sarah Benamer.
- London : Karnac, 2010.
1 online resource (207 p.)
Psychoses -- Treatment.
- Electronic books.
- Telling Stories? explores the contemporary state of affairs in the understanding and treatment of psychosis. An inclusive approach to mental distress requires that in order to truly understand psychosis we must begin by listening to those who know this from the inside out; the voices and narrative of those who have been condemned as ""unanalysable"" and mad. Far from being fantastical, the complex stories that are being articulated communicate painful truths and the myriad ways in which the human psyche survives overwhelming trauma. This book is the culmination of an integrated and creative al
- Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Chapter One: Telling stories? Attachment-based approaches to the treatment of psychosis; Chapter Two: A brief history of psychosis, its politics and why genetics is a cop-out; Chapter Three: Never let the truth get in the way of a good story; Chapter Four: The personal is political; Chapter Five: Can attachment theory help explain the relationship between childhood adversity and psychosis?; Chapter Six: Truth is stranger than fiction-what happens to the story when no-one wants to know
Chapter Seven: In bits: Hearing the fragmented narratives of people who experience psychosisChapter Eight: Interprofessional collaboration: Achieving integrated care in mental health services; Appendix
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Benamer, Sarah.
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