1 edition of I am not sick, I dont need help! found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (231-238).
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|Pagination||xvi, 70 p. :|
|Number of Pages||63|
|pt. I. The truth about denial of illness. 1. A common problem. 2. Staying in the game. 3. The root of the problem: new research on anosognosia ; pt. II. How to help using LEAP. 4. The right and wrong approach. 5. Learning to LEAP. 6. Listen. 7. Empathize. 8. Agree. 9. Partner ; pt. III. Staying on guard and next steps. 10. Dont let your guard down: the problem of poor adherence. 11. First line treatments. 12. Involuntary treatment. 13. How to do it. 14. How to survive an involuntary treatment. 15. The surprise ; pt. IV. Theory, research & practical advice on LEAP. 16. LEAP theory and research. 17. Psychotherapy for psychosis?. 18. Violence and mental illness. 19. DSM-V and anosognosia. 20. Henry.|
This book fills a tremendous void ... wrote E. Fuller Torrey, M.D., about the first edition of I AM NOT SICK, I Dont Need Help! Ten years later, it still does. Dr. Amadors research on poor insight was inspired by his attempts to help his brother Henry, who developed schizophrenia, accept treatment. Like tens of millions of others diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, Henry did not believe he was ill. In this latest edition, 6 new chapters have been added, new research on anosognosia (lack of insight) is presented and new advice, relying on lessons learned from thousands of LEAP seminar participants, is given to help readers quickly and effectively use Dr. Amador s method for helping someone accept treatment. I AM NOT SICK, I Dont Need Help! is not just a reference for mental health practitioners or law enforcement professionals. It is a must-read guide for family members whose loved ones are battling mental illness. Read and learn as have hundreds of thousands of others ... to LEAP-Listen, Empathize, Agree, and Partner-and help your patients and loved ones accept the treatment they need. File Size: 2MB.
A-agree with what you can agree on - admit fall ability-apologize- when asked if you believe in their delusions or asked to agree that nothing is wrong, remain honest, but apologize in advance for the fact that your answer is probably not what they want to hear and may cause them pain.
Read and learn as have hundreds of thousands of others…to LEAP-Listen, Empathize, Agree, and Partner-and help your patients and loved ones accept the treatment they need.
Reading this book was an eye-opening and tremendously educational experience for me. Share a love of learning,• 000 happy Readers and READ as many books as you like. But when he heard it, he said, They that are whole I dont need help!
no need of a physician, but they that I am not sick sick. Amador for writing this groundbreaking book! This period of time between graduation and the beginning of residency has been incredibly relaxing. It is also a wonderful read for any health professionals. This book has helped me regain the relationship with my brother which I thought I would never have again. is a clinical psychologist living in the United States and treating people with mental illness as a psychotherapist.
I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance. Agreeing, in a neutral way. Between the chapter on commitment to an institution and the resolution there is an obvious gap that can be filled with months or even years of frustration and uncertainty, but thankfu Good insights on how to deal with people with serious mental illness. I have a degree in psychology, only a bachelor's of science so I'm not a doctor or anything, but I don't recall ever learning anything like this.
From Aaron Beck's Cognitive Therapy come the ideas of collaboration, agenda setting, and cost-benefit analysis. Amador s expertise has made him a regular contributor to the Today Show and a featured guest on ABC Good Morning America, Prime Time Live, CBS This Morning, NBC Nightly News, 60 Minutes, CNN, Dateline, ABC s World News Tonight, Fox News, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and many others.
Twenty years later, it still does. "I strongly recommend this book for [both] families and therapists. How can family members cope with a loved one lacking insight?
Like tens of millions of others diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, Henry did not believe he was ill. Am I really graduated from medical school? they actually had it available and I couldn't wait to read it.
I Am Not Sick; I Don't Help! I drove 25 miles to check it out from a library in a neighboring town.
He also does a spectacular job of evoking empathy and understanding through clinical vignettes and personal stories.
It is based in reflective listening, in which the listener drops his or her own agenda and redoubles efforts to understand the loved one, whatever his psychological idiosyncrasies.
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For me, the book put the patient in the driver's seat when they could drive and showed me how to help them get their license back when they were too ill to advocate for themselves.
I wish I'd read it 14 years ago.