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Deafness and mental health

Hilde S. Schlesinger

Deafness and mental health

a developmental approach

by Hilde S. Schlesinger

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Published by Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deafness -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHilde S. Schlesinger and Kathryn P. Meadow.
    ContributionsMeadow, Kathryn P., joint author., Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute, San Francisco.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 273 p. ;
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18980614M

    One of the most common losses of hearing is conductive hearing loss from a build-up of wax (cerumen) in the ear needs to be flushed out by the general practitioner with a large ear syringe and warm water. However, the ear drum must be intact or else the physician may cause a middle ear infection (otits media) by the attempted cleaning procedure.   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.5/5(1).

    Identifying providers of mental health services to people who are deaf has become easier in recent years, although individuals with the appropriate skills move and programs open and close. Because an increased number of specialty services are available for persons who are deaf—whether mental health, substance abuse, etc.—and more private practitioners offer . European Society for Mental Health and Deafness, Madrid (Madrid, Spain). 1, likes 2 talking about this. ESMHD is an international Non-Governmental Organisation promoting the .

    Deaf mental health care, interpreting, and Deaf education Neil Glickman, Ph.D. ADARA Pre-conference An upcoming book: (Fall, ) Some medical causes of deafness Social causes Language deprivation. Language dysfluency in deaf people may also. Dr. Chovaz has co-authored her first book with Dr. Margaret du Feu, Mental Health and Deafness, which looks at the impact of deafness across the lifespan and serves as a guide for clinicians such as family doctors, social workers, and psychologist. Mental Health and Deafness has received strong reviews.


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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. `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 About the Author.

John C. Denmark, FRCPsych, is Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist at the John Denmark Unit, Mental Health Services of Salford NHS Trust (formerly Cited by: 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 Cited by: 5. 'This small book is an excellent introduction to deafness and mental health problems and fills a major gap in the literature on deafness.' Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health 'The style of [the author's] book makes very easy reading as he distinguishes depression as a consequence of encroaching deafness, from depression as an independent Author: John Denmark.

Few people are fully aware of the psychological and sociological implications of different types of deafness, or of the problems of deaf people with disabilities, and few members of the caring professions have any training in this field. Deafness and mental health book clear, practical book, by one of the world's leading psychiatrists in work with deaf people, outlines the nature of the different kinds of deafness and.

The Center on Deafness is dedicated to serving children and adults who are deaf or hearing impaired with accompanying developmental delay and/or mental illness to reach their highest potential by providing educational, vocational, mental health, and residential services in therapeutic, community-based environments.

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Deafness and Mental Health by John C. Denmark,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1). The role of the clergy serving the deaf \/ David Walsh -- Societal issues: Sign language, mental health, and satisfactory interaction \/ William C.

Stokoe, Robbin M. Battison. Legal strategies to improve mental health care for deaf people \/ Sy Dubow, Larry J. Goldberg. Employment, deafness, and mental health \/ McCay Vernon. 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.

The first section, Assessment, includes topics ranging from child and adolescent psychiatry, adult psychiatry, children who are deaf and have multiple. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Mental Health in the Deaf Community. Lots of people have some hearing loss — between 15% and 26% of the population, according to one study. But it's a different issue to be profoundly deaf, especially if you became deaf before you had a Author: Marcia Purse.

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 : Neil S.

Glickman. 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.

Deafness in Mind presents the varying theoretical approaches to the psychology of deafness: systemic, Cognitive behavioural, psychodynamic, wellness and cognitive neuropsychological models. Uniquely, clinical theory and practice are linked to provide a comprehensive understanding of the deaf mental health field.

The Public Health Crisis: Deafness and Mental Health. Published: Jun 18th, This week, I was sitting in the doctors’ waiting room with my partner and was looking at the noticeboard, which was completely covered with posters, leaflets (you name it!), relating to healthcare, whether it was physical, mental or a traumatic crisis that one may have experienced.

Deaf mental health care is the providing of counseling, therapy, and other psychiatric services to people who are deaf and hard of hearing in ways that are culturally aware and linguistically accessible. It term also covers research, training, and services in ways that improve mental health for deaf people.

These services consider those with a variety of hearing levels and. Deafness & Mental Health. Pictured: Nicole Davolio (CYMHS), Rachel Lai (Deaf Services commUNITY Manager), Jennifer D'Ath and Danielle Ferndal (DMHS) It's Mental Health Week in Queensland from October, an annual event aimed at raising awareness for postivie mental health and wellbeing across the state.

Ethics in Mental Health and Deafness book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Mental health experts describe ethical decisions in w /5. This book is a must for all health care professionals, particularly those whose work brings them into contact with deaf people.'' -From the Foreword'This is a very clear and readable book which gives a welcome insight into the little-recognised difficulties of deaf people who experience mental health problemsa useful reference for professionals.

`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).Mental Health and Deafness goes a substantial way toward helping fill in knowledge gaps for practitioners and helps fill a sorely needed niche.

The book is designed for family doctors, psychiatrists, social workers, and psychologists just for that purpose and is highly : David R. Diaz. Mental Health and Deafness – A Difference, Not a Deficit text for mainstream clinicians and will likely not be as useful to the clinician already working in the field of mental health and deafness.

While most of the book focuses on Deaf individuals who have been deaf since childhood, the authors do devote specific chapters to late Author: Amanda O’Hearn.