ISBN: 9780702044939
Page Count: 496
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Mental Health Nursing,

by Ruth Elder, RN, BA(Hons), PhD, Katie Evans, RPN, BA, MLitSt, PhD, FANZCMHN, Debra Nizette, RN, Dip App Sc-Nr Ed, B App Sc-Nursing, MNSt, FACN, FACMHN, CMHN and Steve Trenoweth, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, PGDipEA, RMN, MBPsS, FHEA
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Page Count: 496
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This exciting new book offers a contemporary manual for the mental health nurse within a mental health care system that is increasingly focused on recovery. Mental Health Nursing incorporates recent policy changes that place a greater emphasis on person-centred and social caring, whilst retaining a strong evidence base. The holistic, skills-based approach helps the student and the beginning practitioner to understand the complex causation of mental illness, its diagnosis, effective interventions and treatments, and the client’s experience of mental illness.

    • Broad, yet in-depth, examination of the essential features of contemporary mental health nursing practice
    • A manual for practice - a skills-based approach provides clear guidance to novices on how to complete essential mental health nursing roles
    • ‘Critical Thinking Challenges’ based on Case Histories provide a realistic context
    • ‘Nurse’s Stories’ explore the reality of mental health nursing care
    • On-line resources guide the reader to reflect upon the essential content and ideas contained within each chapter
  • PART 1: PREPARING FOR PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
    1: The Effective Nurse
    2: The Context of Practice
    3: Historical Foundations
    4: The UK and Euiropean Politico-legal Context
    5: Professional and Ethical Issues
    PART 2: MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS
    6: Mental Health in the UK and Europe
    7: Physical Health and Assessment
    8: Theories on Mental Health and Illness
    9: Mental Health Across the Lifespan
    10: Crisis and Loss
    11: Assessment and Diagnosis
    PART 3: UNDERSTANDING MENTAL ILLNESS
    12: Intellectual Disabilities
    13: Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
    14: Disorders of Old Age
    15: Schizophrenic Disorders
    16: Mood Disorders
    17: Personality Disorders
    18: Anxiety Disorders
    19: Eating Disorders
    20: Substance-related Disorders and Dual Diagnosis
    21: Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders
    PART 4: DEVELOPING SKILLS FOR MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
    22: Settings for Mental Health Care
    23: The Patient as Person
    24: Therapeutic Interventions
    25: Psychopharmacology
  • Ruth Elder, RN, BA(Hons), PhD, Lecturer, School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, Katie Evans, RPN, BA, MLitSt, PhD, FANZCMHN, Lecturer and Convenor of the Postgraduate Mental Health Program, School of Nursing, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, Debra Nizette, RN, Dip App Sc-Nr Ed, B App Sc-Nursing, MNSt, FACN, FACMHN, CMHN, Director of Nursing, Nursing and Midwifery Office, Queensland Health, QLD, Australia and Steve Trenoweth, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, PGDipEA, RMN, MBPsS, FHEA, PhD, MSc, PGDipEA, BSc (Hons), RMN, FHEA, MBPsS Senior Lecturer (Mental Health) College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare
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