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Mental Health Service in the People's Republic of China: Current Status and Future Developments
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Authors: Kam-shing Yip (Dept. of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ.) 
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Subject Scope: Psychiatry, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Science, and Nursing

Being the world's most populated country, the Peopleís Republic of China shoulders the largest number of persons with mental illness in the world. According to related documents, there are around 16 millions of persons with mental illness that necessitate prolonged treatment and rehabilitation, 30 million children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional problems, 6 millions with persons with epilepsy and numerous elderly persons with mental problems. Facing these insurmountable needs of mental health services, despite the drastic economic development in these decades, there are various challenges for policy makers and caring professionals in providing adequate and qualitative services for persons with mental problems in China. To name a few, these challenges include insufficient mental health facilities; a great diversity in social, cultural and political contexts among different regions in China; poor mental health literacy, and highly inadequate financial support to mental health services. All these challenges occurs both in fast growing urban cities where mental problems increase drastically within a highly competitive and stressful city life as well as in deprived rural areas where mental illnesses are neglected and ignored because of insolvable poverty problems.This new book tackles these problems head on.

Table of Contents:
Introduction: Current Trends and Future Developments of Mental Health Services in China

Chapter 1 - Mental Health Services in China: A Historical Sketch; pp. 7-19

Chapter 2 - The Needs of Mental Health Services: Epidemiology and General Profile of Mental Illnesses in China; pp. 21-42

Chapter 3 - The Supply, Utility and Costs of Mental Health Services: From Federal Policy to Local Implementation; pp. 43-66

Chapter 4 - Mental Health Professionals in Mental Health Services in the Peopleís Republic of China: Demand, Supply, Training and Qualification; pp. 67-85

Chapter 5 - Mental Health Legislations and Rights of Persons with Mental Illness in China; pp. 87-104

Chapter 6 - Family Caregiving for Persons with Mental Illness;
pp. 105-144

Chapter 7 - Psychiatric Vocational Rehabilitation Services in China; pp. 145-154

Chapter 8 - Psychotherapy and Counseling for Persons with Mental Illness in China; pp. 155-172

Chapter 9 - Future Opportunities and Challenges in Mental Health Services in China; pp. 173-183

References pp.185-198

Index pp.199-209

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 - 1st Quarter
   Pages: pp.209
   ISBN: 1-60021-527-0
   Status: AV
  
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