The LGBT Casebook
|Rating||:||4.31 (734 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||324 Pages|
The case studies lend themselves to everyday problems, concerns and solutions." --"Steven S. "Difficulty in treating special populations -- this book is a must. Kipnis, M.D., FACP, FASAM, Medical Director, NYS Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services in Orangeburg, New York"
White Institute in New York, NY.Mary E. Petros Levounis, M.D., M.A.,is Director of the Addiction Institute of New York; Associate Chair for Clinical Services in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, and Chief of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry at St. Barber,
"Informative" according to MSW student. I liked the case studies. I just wish there had been a little more depth to the information regarding the basic mental illness or mental health issue to be discussed before the case study is presented. It would have put the case study in a better context.. Lifesaver! Terry T I use this all the time in my MSW program! Great book, formatted and edited well. Any person practicing with LGBT people needs this!
Features and benefits of "The LGBT Casebook" include: - Insights into the unique problems LGBT people face in their everyday lives when compared with heterosexual individuals. "The LGBT Casebook" begins with five chapters devoted to basic concerns that affect LGBT populations, including coming out, heterosexist attitudes, the "don't ask, don't tell" mentality, legal issues, gay parenting, and sexual identity in patient-therapist relationships. The goal of The LGBT Casebook is to help clinicians, trainees, and other mental health professionals address the mental health needs of LGBT people in the context of problems these individuals face in their everyday lives, including homophobia and discrimination. While "The LGBT Casebook" is the ideal general overview and roadmap for the clinician new to treating LGBT patients, it also provides new pearls of wisdom and insights for psychiatrists, residents, medical students, nurses, and clinical social workers who are already familiar with working with the LGBT community. - A glossary at the back of the book defines both clinical and colloquial terms and phrases that clinicians and patients use to define themselves and their peers. By introducing a diverse range of people, diagnoses, and presenting problems,