Coping skills, strengths, and needs as perceived by adult
- An Expanded Version of the Multnomah Community Ability Scale: Anchors and Interview Probes for the Assessment of Adults with Serious Mental Illness. Dickerson, Faith B.; Origoni, Andrea E.; Pater, Andrea; Friedman, Barri K.; Kordonski, William M. // Community Mental Health Journal;Apr2003, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p131
Objective clinical assessments are important in psychiatric settings to assess patients' functioning and the outcome of rehabilitation interventions. We developed anchors of the Multnomah Community Ability Scale (MCAS) and tested the interrater reliability of the expanded instrument. Twenty...
- What is possible in psychiatry: Five psychiatric steps that mattered. Crowley, Kathleen // Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal;Spring96, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p85
Relates the author's experience of psychiatric treatment. Importance of respect to the patient; Strength in patient-professional partnership; Accommodation of patient belief system and needs; Vision of recovery.
- Developing Ideological Mottos For the Rehabilitation Of Chronic Psychiatric Patients. Suler, John R. // Journal of Rehabilitation;Jul-Sep85, Vol. 51 Issue 3
Presents the rationale and procedures for developing mottos for the rehabilitation of chronic psychiatric patients in the United States. Assessment of rehabilitation group in achieving therapeutic change; Integration of the mottos into group routine activities; Application of the mottos to...
- Management of psychiatric problems in a Kenyan mission hospital. McEvoy, P.J.; McEvoy, Hazel F. // British Medical Journal;6/12/1976, Vol. 1 Issue 6023, p1454
Focuses on the management of psychiatric problems in the rural general hospital in Kenya. Introduction on a policy of admission to avoid risk of unnecessary violence; Impact of cultural differences in the examination of patients; Lack of facilities for social rehabilitation.
- Speaking out. Dincin, Jerry // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Oct90, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p83
Focuses on the impact of psychiatric rehabilitation in patients. Importance of knowing the cause of mental illnesses; Emphasis on assertive outreach in the rehabilitation; Mental illness as not a social illness.
- Characteristics of people with psychiatric disabilities that are predictive of entry into the... Anthony, William A. // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Jan94, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p3
Investigates the relationship between the characteristics of people with psychiatric disabilities and the process and outcomes of vocational rehabilitation. Review of related literature; Previous studies conducted; Consumer characteristics and employment outcome; Consumer characteristics and...
- How psychiatric disability expresses itself as a barrier to employment. Rutman, Irvin D. // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Jan94, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p15
Identifies and briefly reviews a series of factors that act as barriers to the successful rehabilitation of people with psychiatric disabilities. Magnitude of the problem; Barriers facing psychiatrically disabled people; Emerging developments that may provide employment oppurtunities for people...
- A new vision of healing as constructed by people with psychiatric disabilities working as mental... Fisher, Daniel B. // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Jan94, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p67
Describes the experiences that people in recovery from psychiatric disabilities undergo in working in the mental health system. Process of recovery; Working as a provider; System changes in treatment of psychiatric disabilities; Principles of recovery and empowerment.
- Access to educational programs and its effect on employability. Unger, Karen // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Jan94, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p117
Reports on people with psychiatric disabilities' access to educational programs and its effects on employability. Access to post-secondary education; Educational achievement and vocational outcomes for youth with seriously emotionally disturbed (SED) syndrome; Employability for adults with...
- Rehabilitation in a postmodern age. Moxley, David P. // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Jan95, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p125
Comments on rehabilitation services for psychiatric patients in the postmodern period. Characteristics of people in a postmodern world; Importance of understanding the distinction between subject and order.