Psychosocial Elements Of Physical Therapy: The Connection...

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Author Johnson
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Physical therapists know that their patients are more than just a list of symptoms. They are people first, often with a complex mix of medical and psychiatric circumstances, who may receive a wide range of care from a team of professionals. Keeping this in mind,Psychosocial Elements of Physical Therapy: The Connection of Body to Mindis both a textbook and a clinical resource for physical therapist students and clinicians practicing in any patient population with psychological concerns or disorders.Inside, Dr. Hannah Johnson provides an essential introduction of psychosocial concepts, general treatment approaches for culturally sensitive care, and selected classes of mental illness as defined by theDiagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition(DSM-5). A complete review of the current research and evidence base provides students a strong foundation to build their careers on, but can also act as a crash-course in the most recent literature for the busy clinician.Features:Clear, concise language and layout for efficient learningApplication-based review questionsReal world case studies to apply critical thinking skillsEvidence-based practical tests and measuresVocabulary terms that facilitate interdisciplinary teamworkPsychosocial Elements of Physical Therapy: The Connection of Body to Mindprovides physical therapist students and clinicians with an efficient yet comprehensive guide to helping patients with psychological concerns or disorders.

Table of Contents
AcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorIntroductionChapter 1 Maintaining the Clinician's Therapeutic PresenceChapter 2 The Interdisciplinary Team/Interprofessional TeamChapter 3 Cultural CompetenceChapter 4 General Treatment Information and ResourcesChapter 5 Background Information on Mental IllnessChapter 6 Anxiety DisordersChapter 7 Depressive DisordersChapter 8 Bipolar DisordersChapter 9 Schizophrenia Spectrum DisordersChapter 10 Personality DisordersChapter 11 Dementias: Neurocognitive DisordersChapter 12 Substance Use DisordersChapter 13 Chronic Pain and IllnessChapter 14 Caregiving, Domestic Violence, Abuse, and NeglectAppendix A: AcronymsAppendix B: GlossaryAppendix C: Tests and MeasuresIndex