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Gwen Adshead

JKP publications by Gwen Adshead

  1.  Forgiveness in Practice

    Forgiveness in Practice

    Edited by Stephen Hance

    This collection reveals what forgiveness looks like in practice from the standpoint of those working in the helping professions. Written from many different perspectives, this eclectic volume challenges the reader to reconsider their assumptions about forgiveness, and illuminates everyday impact of forgiveness. Learn More
    Mar 2018, 272pp
  2.  30 Years of Social Change

    30 Years of Social Change

    Ed. Stephen Jones

    Marking Jessica Kingsley Publishers' 30th anniversary of publishing books that make a difference, this collection of articles gives insight into social change achieved during the last 30 years. With contributors looking at both the positive and negatives aspects of their field, it offers a unique look into a diverse array of disciplines. Learn More
    Oct 2017, 216pp
  3.  Professional and Therapeutic Boundaries in Forensic Mental Health Practice

    Professional and Therapeutic Boundaries in Forensic Mental Health Practice

    Edited by Anne Aiyegbusi and Gillian Kelly

    For clinicians who work therapeutically with clients in forensic settings, the capacity to maintain boundaries is critical to safety as well as good treatment outcomes. The contributors to this multi-disciplinary book address the challenges of establishing boundaries in forensic settings to support practitioners in this aspect of their work. Learn More
    2012, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 288pp
  4. The Therapeutic Milieu Under Fire

    The Therapeutic Milieu Under Fire

    Security and Insecurity in Forensic Mental Health

    Edited by John Adlam, Anne Aiyegbusi, Pam Kleinot, Anna Motz and Christopher Scanlon

    This groundbreaking book explores the psychodynamics and socio-politics of the forensic therapeutic milieu. Contributors describe the ethical, intellectual and emotional challenges of their work, providing readers with a theoretical and practical understanding of factors that help and hinder the development of effective therapeutic relationships. Learn More
    2012, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 256pp
  5.  Psychiatry in Prisons

    Psychiatry in Prisons

    A Comprehensive Handbook

    Edited by Simon Wilson and Ian Cumming

    Psychiatry in Prisons provides a comprehensive overview of the history, problems and development of psychiatric health care in prisons. It tackles a broad range of issues, from familiar mental health issues such as substance misuse, self-injury and health screening to complex legal, moral and philosophical dilemmas. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 7.44in / 246mm x 189mm, 320pp, £34.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-223-6
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £34.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-206-8
  6.  Therapeutic Relationships with Offenders

    Therapeutic Relationships with Offenders

    An Introduction to the Psychodynamics of Forensic Mental Health Nursing

    Edited by Anne Aiyegbusi and Jenifer Clarke-Moore

    For those working in prolonged clinical contact with offenders, the nurse-patient relationship can be emotionally intense and sometimes difficult to express. This book attempts to understand and articulate the emotional labour of forensic nursing and explores the challenge of establishing and maintaining therapeutic relationships with offenders. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-949-5
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-890-6
  7.  Personality Disorder

    Personality Disorder

    The Definitive Reader

    Edited by Gwen Adshead and Caroline Jacob

    This book addresses the impact that working with personality disorder patients can have on staff. It offers theoretical explanations for personality disorder, explores other issues such as the concept of boundaries in clinical practice, psychiatric staff and the relationship between severity of personality disorder and childhood experiences. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 280pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-640-1
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 280pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-864-7
  8. A Matter of Security

    A Matter of Security

    The Application of Attachment Theory to Forensic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

    Edited by Friedemann Pfäfflin and Gwen Adshead

    It explores the psychodynamic theory of attachment and how it can be used to offer new ways of thinking when working with mental disorders in offenders. Discusses the development of personality in terms of interpersonal functioning and relationships with others, which is essential to understand both interpersonal violence and abnormal development. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 272pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-177-2
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 272pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-421-2
  9.  Ethical Issues in Forensic Mental Health Research

    Ethical Issues in Forensic Mental Health Research

    Edited by Gwen Adshead and Chris Brown

    A contemporary case-based discussion of ethical dilemmas faced by researchers in forensic mental health, this book offers useful guidance to anyone planning research in this field. It focuses on problems frequently encountered, such as issues of capacity to consent in forensic settings and the meaning of consent to participate. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 176pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-031-7
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 176pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-396-3