Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

Stephen Tee, Joanne Brown, Diane Carpenter

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April 27, 2012 by CRC Press
Textbook - 288 Pages
ISBN 9781444121292 - CAT# K17564

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Features

  • Accompanies Phil Barker's bestselling Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: The craft of caring. The books can be used in conjunction or as standalone texts
  • Designed as a practical, hands-on guide covering the essential skills, with learning outcomes linked to the competencies required for practice
  • Values-based approach integrates evidence-based data with service users' perceptions, with plenty of cases and service-user narratives throughout
  • Includes practical exercises designed to develop skills in person-centered care, assessment, classification, models of therapeutic practice, specific mental health problems and needs, and understanding the organization of care.

Summary

A concise and user-friendly guide, Handbook of Mental Health Nursing helps nursing students learn the essential skills required for practice. This practical handbook is informed by an interdisciplinary understanding of mental health problems and the recovery from mental health difficulties.

Features:

    • Highlights case studies and draws on narratives of patient experience to help caregivers make educated decisions in partnership with service users
    • Focuses on assessment, classification, models of therapeutic practice, specific mental health problems and needs, and the organization of care
    • Use a values-based approach integrating evidence-based data with service users’ perceptions
    • Presents case studies and participant narratives throughout
    • Includes practical exercises designed to develop skills and understanding in person-centred care

This book is an essential purchase for all students and educators in mental health nursing and related health and social care fields.

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