Psychosis - Useful contacts and information
Back to Life, Back to Normality: Cognitive Therapy, Recovery and Psychosis by Douglas Turkington et al. (Cambridge University Press, 2009) This is a self-help guide for people who have psychotic symptoms and their carers. It helps readers use Cognitive Therapy techniques to control their symptoms and delay or prevent becoming unwell again.
The First Episode of Psychosis: A guide for patients and their families by M. Compton & B. Broussard (OUP USA, 2010) This is a book covering a range of illnesses as well as issues such as stigma and a glossary of medical terms.
He is a psychologist who has alternative perspectives on the cause and management of psychosis. His website contains articles, useful resources and further reading.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists
This is an organization with a website that has information about a variety of mental illnesses that are associated with psychotic symptoms.
Telephone: 020 7235 2351
Address: 21 Prescot Street, London, E1 8BB
This is an organization with a website that has information about voices, visions, coping, recovery, getting help in a crisis and peer support groups for young people aged 12 to 18. It also contains useful information for carers.
Telephone: 020 7911 0822
Address: Mind in Camden, Barnes House, 9-15 Camden Road, London, NW1 9LQ
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