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Deafness and mental health--emerging responses

Deafness and mental health--emerging responses

proceedings of the conference

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Published by American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association in Silver Spring, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deaf -- Mental health services -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEugene W. Petersen, editor.
    SeriesReadings in deafness monograph -- no. 12
    ContributionsPetersen, Eugene W., American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association. Indiana Chapter.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination v, 152 p. ;
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22358917M
    ISBN 100914494139
    OCLC/WorldCa12607620

    `This small book is an excellent introduction to deafness and mental health problems and fills a major gap in the literature on deafness.' Author: Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health Synopsis. Because deafness is not a "visible" problem, it is often difficult to take account of the particular problems of deaf people, and few people working in /5(4). Deaf People, Mental Health, and DBT. Deaf individuals constitute a sizable yet marginalized minority population in the United States. Approximately 20 million Americans have some hearing loss and million report being unable to hear or understand any speech at all. Communication methods among deaf individuals vary from oral approaches to Cited by:

    Led by editor Virginia Gutman, a unique assembly of respected mental health professionals explore ethical issues related to working with deaf clients, particularly matters of confidentiality, managing multiple relationships, and the clinician's competency to provide services, especially in communicating with and understanding deaf : Paperback.   11 Mental Health and Deafness Resources reviews. A free inside look at company reviews and salaries posted anonymously by employees.1/5(11).

    The World Congress on Mental Health and Deafness is happening in London and we do not want to clash with this. We are still in the discussion stage and we will keep you updated. In the meantime, please watch this video that briefly shows what it was like at the conference and hopefully it will entice you to come to the next one.5/5(2). Finally, deaf ASL users often embody a unique culture that is unfamiliar to most medical and mental health care providers. This lack of cultural- and linguistic-competency on the part of the professional often results in higher rates of inaccurate evaluations, misdiagnoses and inappropriate treatments.


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Deaf Mental Health Care is a must read for clinicians and practitioners serving individuals who are deaf. It is certainly a comprehensive, informative, educational, and timely clinical compilation of the history, current needs, and future directions of mental health care for individuals who are deaf/5(6).

Mental Health and Deafness begins by describing the historical and social context of deafness, and follows the life journey of a Deaf individual, focusing on parental reactions, language acquisition, and mental health disorders of children, adolescents, adults and the elderly.

Chapters cover relevant issues regarding assessment, treatment, and forensic and legal by: 5. From the Back Cover. This is an introductory text to mental health and deaf people for care workers and mental health workers, both those familiar with deaf people but not with mental health and those familiar with mental health but not with deaf people.

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The book includes many illustrative examples, and is written not only for professionals in the mental health field, but. D/deaf individuals seeking mental health and social services live in a unique cultural context with which social workers may not be familiar and experience persistent issues.

Ethics and Mental Health in Deafness also features a chapter on genetic counseling and testing for deafness by Kathleen Arnos.

The final section, written by Robert Pollard, examines ethical conduct in research with deaf people, a fitting conclusion to a volume that will become required reading for all professionals and students in this discipline.

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It provides practical examples of how access to services can be made easier and itFile Size: KB.Mental Health Services. Obtaining mental health services is a personal and private decision. It can also be very challenging – and especially challenging for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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