Designed primarily for staff nurses and students this book will assist anyone working with people living with mental health problems, and their families and carers, including junior doctors, medical students, occupational therapists and social workers. The more experienced clinician will be able to use sections for reference and as a resource for key facts. The book is a reference guide that supports clinicians in everyday clinical decision-making and covers topics written by specialists in mental health nursing and related subjects that address the national mental health agenda in the UK.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to mental health nursing Chapter 2 Essential mental health nursing skills Chapter 3 Working with specific issues and concerns Chapter 4 Interventions Chapter 5 Violence Chapter 6 Risk Chapter 7 Common mental disorders Chapter 8 UK mental health legislation Chapter 9 Medicines Chapter 10 Culture Chapter 11 Older people Chapter 12 Leadership Chapter 13 Evidence-based mental health nursing Chapter 14 Research Chapter 15 Liaison mental health services