Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing in the UK, 1st Edition
- Gives readers a thorough grounding in the theory of mental health nursing.
- Case studies throughout the text allow readers to understand the application of theory in every day practice.
- Includes critical thinking challenges and ethical dilemmas to encourage the reader to think about and explore complex issues.
- Exercises for class engagement complement learning and development in the classroom environment.
Preparing for psychiatric and mental health nursing
The effective nurse
Recovery as the context for practice
Professional, legal and ethical issues
Settings for mental health
Influences on mental health
Mental health theory and influence across the lifespan
Trauma, crisis, loss and grief
The people with whom mental health nurses work
Mental health and wellness
Working with families in mental health
Disorders of childhood and adolescence
Mental disorders of older age
Forensic mental health nursing
Mental disorders that people experience
Schizophrenia and psychotic disorders
Anxiety, trauma and stress-related disorders
Substance use and comorbid mental health disorders
What mental health nurses can do to help
Mental health promotion, prevention and primary healthcare
Assessment in mental health nursing
Challenging behaviour, risk and responses
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, Anthony O'Brien, BN, MPhil(Hons), PhD, FNZCMHN, ONZOM, Associate Professor, Mental Health Nursing, University of Waikato, New Zealand and Kat Johnson, RMN, RGN, Clinical Nurse Specialist at West London Mental Health NHS Trust; Clinical Research Mental Health Nurse at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK