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Author Du Feu, Margaret.

Title Mental Health and Deafness
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (322 pages)
Series Professional Perspectives On Deafness: Evidence and Applications
Professional Perspectives On Deafness: Evidence and Applications
Contents Cover; Mental Health and Deafness; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1 Deafness: The Facts; 2 Deaf People in Society; 3 Deaf Children: The Beginning; 4 Psychological Development of Deaf Children; 5 Education of Deaf Children; 6 Adolescence; 7 Deaf Children and Adolescents: Assessment; 8 Deaf Children and Adolescents: Mental Health Disorders; 9 Deaf Children and Adolescents: Treatment; 10 Mental Health of Deaf Adults: Introduction; 11 Deaf Adults: Assessment; 12 Physical and Organic Disorders and Intellectual Disability; 13 Schizophrenia; 14 Mood Disorders
15 Other Disorders16 Deafened People; 17 Deafblind People; 18 Mental Health of Older Deaf Adults; 19 Legal and Forensic Issues; 20 Deaf Adults: Treatment; 21 Service Development; REFERENCES; INDEX
Summary The assessment and treatment of mental health concerns for Deaf individuals has been largely ignored and/or misunderstood by many mental health professionals. In Mental Health and Deafness, Margaret du Feu and Cathy Chovaz seek to rectify this by outlining current issues surrounding mental health and deafness. The book provides valuable information to professionals interested in expanding their knowledge of mental health and deafness, and the authors share their extensive clinical experience with the reader through a variety of case studies. The authors primarily focus on individuals who were
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Deafness -- psychology.
Mental Disorders.
Deaf -- Mental health.
Deafness -- Psychological aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Chovaz, Cathy.
ISBN 0199393478 (electronic bk.)
9780199393473 (electronic bk.)