International Journal of 

Psychosocial Rehabilitation

ISSN 1475-7192

 (Proudly Serving our Web Based,  International Readers Since 1996)

Volume 22
January - December 2018
This private NON-PROFIT professional publication and associated web-based, information archive service is dedicated to the enhancement of practice, program development, program evaluation and innovations in mental health and substance abuse treatment programs worldwide.  Its goal is to provide a public forum for practitioners, consumers and researchers to address the multiple service needs of patients and families and help determine what works, for whom under a variety of circumstances.

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Volume 22
Number 1

Teaching CBT to Pre-Registration nurses: A critical account of a teaching session
 to pre-registration mental health nurses on the subject of

cognitive behavioural  therapy and trauma

Role of Family in Addictive Disorders
Matthew, Regmi & Lama

Recovery - Oriented Care for Older People: Staff Attitudes and Practices

User satisfaction and its associated factors among members
of a Norwegian clubhouse for persons with mental illness

Ritter, Nordli, Fekete & Bonsaksen

From the Discipline of Law, a Frontier for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Transforming Group Treatment in Acute Psychiatry: The CPA Model
Bornmann & Jagatic

Volume 21
Number 2

 Need for care to caregivers: Psychological distress and its socio-demographic
correlates among the relatives of persons with mental illness

Pathak & Mathew

Behavioral Problems Perceived by the Alcoholic and His Family
A Study among Males in Rural Areas

Srinath & Sendilvelan

Family Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for a Case with
Co-morbidity of Depression and General Anxiety Disorder in Hong Kong
A Single Case Study


Determinates of mental illness severity

Parents with Serious Mental Illness Served by Peer Support Specialists
Weston, Martin, Shippen, Kraska & Curtis

Warmth and Challenge as Common Factors among Eastern and Western
Counselors? Buddhist Lamas’ Responses to Western Questionnaires

Elsass, RÝnnestad, Jensen & Orlinsky

Disability In Schizophrenia and Bipolar Affective Disorder

Karthick, Basudeb & Mathew

Perceptions of a Norwegian clubhouse among its members:
A psychometric evaluation of a user satisfaction tool

Uhrmann, Nordli, Fekete & Bonsaksen

Influence of Behavioral Counseling Techniques, Token Economy and Parent’s
Parenting Class of Behaviour Prosocial X Syamsulhude Tegallinggah


Prevalence, demographic, clinical features and its association of comorbid
depressive symptoms in patients with schizophrenia

Sari , Dwidiyanti, Wijayanti & Sarjana

Number 1

Improving Psychological Outcomes for North Korean Refugees: A Research Agenda


Achieving Restraint Reduction in a State Psychiatric Hospital: A Lean Six Sigma Project
Kinter & Uhll

Predictions and experiences regarding the implementation of the Smoke Free
Initiative on a specialist NHS locked Rehabilitation Unit

Cox & Nithsdale

Vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency in patients on a Community Psychiatric Rehabilitation Unit
Yahya, Allin & Chukwama

The Effects of Emotional vs. Logical Anti-Smoking Advertisements on Smoking
Discouragement, Depression and Self-Esteem

Wilson, Kim, Raudenbush, Kreps & Kim

Mislabeling Absolute Neurological Illnesses as Conversion Disorder

What’s in a name: “Serious”, “Severe”, and Persistent Mental Illness

Place of cognitive remedition thearpy in the management of autism spectrum Disorder
Hajril, Abbes, Yahia, Boudali, Hamza, Bouden, Mrabet, & Amado

Efficacy of occupational therapy with supportive techniques on Social and
Occupational Functioning among person with schizophrenia

Singh, Sweta, & Kiran

Relationships Between Cognitive Impairment, Knowledge and Attitudes
Among Drug Misusers Undergoing an Islamic Therapy in Maliysia

Lua, Embong,  Mohammed, Makhtar, Hassan, Jusoh & Abdullah

Functioning and needs of patients with chronic mental illness attending
a community mental health clinic in South India.

Jose, Ravindren, Kumar, Raheemudheen & Uvais

Challenges for the empowerment of young mental health service users
Gaivoronskaia, Steihaug, Adnanes

What prevents Readmission? Service user perspectives on what helps prevent
readmission to mental health hospitals

Daly, Opoku & Bohorun 

Psychological Assistance Tool Model for Foreign Students with PTSD

Animals as Icebreakers: A Pilot Animal-Assisted Therapy Group for Veterans
with Serious Mental Illness

Pollock, Williams & Gomez

Volume 20
Number 2

Psycho-emotional characteristics that facilitate smoking cessation
David, Ramos, Freire, Batista & Ramos

Disability in person with schizophrenia: A study from north east India
Lyngdoh & Ali

“We Need Each Other!”:  Adapting the Tavistock Method for
Large Group Therapy for Adults with Severe Mental Illness
Czochara, Hazell, Semmelhack & Ende

Human Rights of Mentally Ill Clients

Integration of mental and psychomotor training in vocational
rehabilitation for persons with mental illness improves employment
Knapen, Myszta & MoriŽ

Experiences of otherness among students diagnosed with
depression and/or anxiety disorder
Appelqvist-Schmidlechner, Wessman, Tuulio-Henriksson, & Luoma

Inpatient Psychiatric Rehabilitation: An Alternative to Bringing Back the Asylum
Reinhardt-Wood & Kinter

TEACH: A Framework for Recovery-Oriented Education and Training

Internet-delivered interventions in mental health rehabilitation:
A recovery-oriented online service platform
Klutch, Libling, Benyamini, Lachman & Katz

Stress reaction and Post-traumatic stress disorder among flood
victims of Lahore- Pakistan and role of community (ROC)
Nasar, Zulqarnain, Inayat & Khan

The Rise and Fall of the Mental Health Recovery Model
Field & Reed

Psycho-emotional characteristics that facilitate smoking cessation
David, Ramos, Freire, Batista & Ramos

Individual Perspectives on the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (W.R.A.P.)
as an Intervention in Mental Health Care 
Horan & Fox

Volume 20
Number 1

Adherence issues to antipsychotic medication in schizophrenia:
results from a Hong Kong survey targeted for psychiatrists and
case managers

Mak, Lo, Yeung, Wong, Chung, Chui, Tam, Mui, Chan, & Wong

Perceived burden and quality of life in Chinese caregivers of people
with serious mental illness: a path analysis

Zeng, Zhou, & Lin

Assessing the Suitability of Clinical Programs for Implementation
Bartholomew & Birkman

Better Eating and Recovery: Addressing Food Insecurity at an urban
Better Eating and Community Mental Health Center

Debor, Gallagher, Blinten, Sernyak, Cole, Olsen, & Harper

Notes in Tune: Arts-based Therapy (ABT) at Schizophrenia Awareness
 Association in Pune, India


Cognitive behavioural treatment for problematic hoarding: A Case Study

Effectiveness of a Recovery Program for Chinese Psychiatric Inpatients
Lai, Chiu, Tse, Tsui, Cheung, Chen, Chan, Fan, Chan, Cheung, Wong

‘It made me think a little different’ a qualitative study of young adult cancer
survivors’ experiences of cognitive therapy in cancer rehabilitation

Hauken & Viken

Efficacy of Social Skills Training among Persons with Schizophrenia
Kapse & Nirmala

Empathy in Psychosocial Intervention: a theoretical overview
Stanley & Sethuramalingam

Comparing quality of life, stress perception and quality of social networks
in a community-based brain injury program
Prudhomme, Wilcox, Kresge, & Couture

 Previous Editions
Feature Articles - Volume 19
Feature Articles - Volume 18
Feature Articles - Volume 17
Feature Articles - Volume 16
Feature Articles - Volume 15
Feature Articles - Volume 14
Feature Articles - Volume 13
Feature Articles - Volume 12

Feature Articles - Volume 11
Feature Articles - Volume 10

Feature Articles - Volume 9
Feature Articles - Volume 8
Feature Articles - Volume 7
Feature Articles - Volume 6
Feature Articles - Volume 5
Feature Articles - Volume 4

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