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ABC of Psychological Medicine

ABC of Psychological Medicine

ISBN: 9780727915566
Published by: BMJ Publishing Group

This work provides both the evidence and the guidance to enable doctors to improve their assessment and management of the psychological and behavioural aspects of the most common problems presenting in general medical care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Acute Mental Health Nursing

Acute Mental Health Nursing

ISBN: 9780761973195
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd

Drawing on the developments in policy and planning, this text addresses issues which are specific to working in inpatient settings. It has been designed for use in training and is also a useful source of reference for use in practice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Advance Directives in Mental Health: Theory, Practice and Ethics

Advance Directives in Mental Health: Theory, Practice and Ethics

ISBN: 9781843104834
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Advance Directives in Mental Health is a comprehensive, accessible guide to the legal, ethical and medical issues surrounding treatment in the event of future episodes of mental illness. This book is a key reference for all mental health professionals as well as postgraduate students, lawyers who work with mentally ill people, service users and their families and carers.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Aphasia and Its Therapy

Aphasia and Its Therapy

ISBN: 9780195135879
Published by: Oxford University Press

This title attempts to bridge the gap between aphasia research and the rehabilitation of patients with this language disorder, making explicit the relationship between what is being rehabilitated and how to rehabilitate it.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Assertive Outreach

Assertive Outreach

ISBN: 9780443073755
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Provides a comprehensive account of assertive outreach from a Strengths perspective. This book emphasizes developing a collaborative approach to working with the service user, which stresses the achievement of the service user's own aspirations, and builds upon the service user's own strengths and resources.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Autism

Autism

ISBN: 9781861560032
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Provides a theoretical understanding of autism, to help carers adapt to the autistic person's thought processes. This book also offers practical intervention strategies for education and treatment. It contains numerous quotes from parents and autistic people, providing insights into the condition.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Biological Aspects of Mental Health Nursing

Biological Aspects of Mental Health Nursing

ISBN: 9780443059902
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Aims to provide an overview of the neurobiological factors which may contribute to, and arise from, the development of mental health problems, and seeks to clearly identify issues relevant to mental health nursing practice. This book adresses various key issues like the role of homeostasis in maintaining physical and emotional well-being.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Care of the Suicidal Person

Care of the Suicidal Person

ISBN: 9780443101960
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

According to the World Health Organization, approximately one million people died as a result of suicide in the year 2000. That is one death every 40 seconds. Drawing on service user data, this book contains and explains an evidence-based theory of how to care for suicidal people, tracing the role of nurses in caring for suicidal people.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Care Planning in Mental Health

Care Planning in Mental Health

ISBN: 9781405152853
Published by: Blackwell Publishing Ltd

Care planning and delivery forms an essential part of everyday practice for various mental health practitioners. This book outlines useful concepts of care and its delivery, and explores how such practitioners and other health professionals can plan to provide effective care based on methodology and proven techniques.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Caring for Madness: The Role of Personal Experience in the Training of Mental Health Nurses

Caring for Madness: The Role of Personal Experience in the Training of Mental Health Nurses

ISBN: 9781861562005
Published by: Taylor & Francis Group

This book addresses the use of personal experience in the training of mental health student nurses. It follows the existential phenomenological tradition in addressing the issue of 'madness' and caring and adopts a historical perspective to show the antecedents of modern practices in caring. This historical perspective includes ancient Vedic, Egyptian and Greek perspectives and shows the continuity, similarity and contradictions in care from the ancient times to the present.The book explores several them... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Clinical Evidence Mental Health

Clinical Evidence Mental Health

ISBN: 9781904671169
Published by: The Royal College of Psychiatrists

Clinical Evidence Mental Health is taken from Clinical Evidence, Issue 11, the international source of the best available evidence for effective health care. It presents clear, concise summaries of the current state of the evidence on the prevention and treatment of mental health disorders.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Clinical Practice Guidelines in Mental Health

Clinical Practice Guidelines in Mental Health

ISBN: 9781857758375
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This is a description of the important lessons to be learnt from first-hand experience of those who develop, evaluate and use the growing portfolio of guidelines in mental health. The book considers the potential benefits and harms of clinical practice guidelines and methods of development and implemetation.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Clinical Supervision in Mental Health Nursing

Clinical Supervision in Mental Health Nursing

ISBN: 9780470019887
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Reports on an investigation on the practice of clinical supervision in mental health nursing. This work incorporates three case studies and illuminates the reciprocal interactions between clinical supervisor and supervisee. It uncovers limitations in clinical supervision and gaps in mental health nurses' competence in interpersonal relations.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Consultation in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Consultation in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

ISBN: 9781857758009
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Consultation between professionals can help individuals and services both in terms of skills development and inter-professional relationships reducing the need for cross referrals and patient waiting. It enables existing skills and expertise to be spread widely, whilst contributing to a more thoughtful culture in mental health.This book describes consultation between practitioners in child and adolescent mental health services as a way of addressing needs and co-developing skills.Each chapter looks in... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Counselling Skills for Nurses

Counselling Skills for Nurses

ISBN: 9780702019722
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Examines the nature of counselling, concentrating on the highly sensitive nature of caring. This book covers topics including support systems, the bearing of ethical issues on nursing practice and the skills required to give advice in the case of bereavement.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Dementia Care

Dementia Care

ISBN: 9780340810200
Published by: Hodder Education

Dementia presents challenges to all those working in health and social care. It affects each person in a unique way. The challenge to professionals is to respond to this uniqueness by providing support that is effective and individualized. This book explores the key issues relevant to dementia care practice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Dual Diagnosis

Dual Diagnosis

ISBN: 9781405119023
Published by: Blackwell Publishing Ltd

Intended for practitioners on contemporary approaches to working with dual disorder and dual diagnosis patients. This book explores both clinical and theoretical perspectives in a various care and treatment settings, addressing key issues such as needs of special populations, multi-dimensional assessment, dealing with emergencies, and more.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Ethnicity and the Dementias

Ethnicity and the Dementias

ISBN: 9780415954051
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

In past several years, the need for cultural competence in all of geriatric care, including dementia care, is increasingly being acknowledged. This book offers information in this area, while also examining how those suffering from dementia and their family members respond or adapt to the challenges that follow.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Evaluation in Dementia Care

Evaluation in Dementia Care

ISBN: 9781843104292
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Sets out the critical role and application of evaluation in identifying and developing good practice in a range of dementia care settings. This book discusses the evaluation of care at different levels and in various settings, covering evaluation methods, ethics, use of technology and the user's role in the evaluation process itself.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Exploring Sport and Exercise Psychology

Exploring Sport and Exercise Psychology

ISBN: 9781557988867
Published by: American Psychological Association

This volume is intended for psychologists, kinesiologists, physical education specialists and students interested in exploring opportunities in sport and exercise psychology. It provides an overview of applications, interventions and practice issues in the field.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Exposure Anxiety

Exposure Anxiety

ISBN: 9781843100515
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Exposure Anxiety is an involuntary social-emotional self-protection response that is increasingly understood as a crippling condition affecting a high proportion of people on the autism spectrum. To many it is an invisible cage, leaving the person suffering from it aware, but buried alive in their own instinctive responses and isolation. This book describes the condition and its underlying physiological causes, and presents a range of approaches and strategies that can be used to combat it. Based on persona... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Flagging the Problem

Flagging the Problem

ISBN: 9781905483181
Published by: Liberties Press

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Forensic Mental Health Nursing

Forensic Mental Health Nursing

ISBN: 9781861561282
Published by: John Wiley & Sons

Commencing with the Reed Review, this book is about policy and strategy developments, and the implementation of the ensuing chages by forensic mental health nurses. Services and units around the country are at different stages of development, which is reflected in this work.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Forensic Mental Health Nursing

Forensic Mental Health Nursing

ISBN: 9781856423007
Published by: Mark Allen Group

Covers various nursing interventions with individuals with 'personality disorder'. This book includes material relevant to mental health nurses, mental health branch student nurses, service users, informal carers, health care support workers, prison nurses and workers in social care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Forensic Nursing and Mental Disorder

Forensic Nursing and Mental Disorder

ISBN: 9780750643092
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Intended as a useful companion for qualified mental health nurses and for students on clinical placements, this book is designed to be practical to the everyday realities when nursing patients with mental disorders.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Group Process for the Health Professions

Group Process for the Health Professions

ISBN: 9780827343528
Published by: Thomson Learning

This edition provides health care students with the knowledge and skills needed to work effectively with small groups.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation

ISBN: 9781405133081
Published by: Wiley-Blackwell

Designed as a clinical handbook for practitioners in the field of mental health, this book recognises the impact of mental illness and its ramifications on daily life. It promotes a recovery model of psychosocial rehabilitation and aims to empower clinicians to engage their clients in tailored rehabilitation plans.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health

Health

ISBN: 9780340844960
Published by: Hodder Education

Part of the Psychology in Practice series, this work looks at how psychological knowledge and methods can be applied to issues of health and illness. It includes learning such as: key terms for each chapter; practical exercises; section summaries and main chapter points; and sample examination questions based on OCR specimen materials.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Hear the Silence

Hear the Silence

ISBN: 9781905610259
Published by: Chipmunka Publishing

Talks about Lovisa's life and how she overcame her problems through writing. This book gives insight into her desire for acceptance for being herself.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Individual Differences

Individual Differences

ISBN: 9780340808160
Published by: Hodder Education

Focuses on the theories of personality, and the techniques of psychometric testing. This work Presents the developments in research and users comments.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Insomnia

Insomnia

ISBN: 9780306477508
Published by: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

Describes a treatment program for insomnia intended for a range of health care providers. This book covers an introduction to sleep and its disturbance, as well as assessment and treatment approaches. Aimed at clinician, it includes a CD containing materials that can be customized for use in the assessment and treatment process.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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International Outcome Measures in Mental Health

International Outcome Measures in Mental Health

ISBN: 9781904671008
Published by: The Royal College of Psychiatrists

This volume contains the rating scales which derive from the multinational Epsilon Study of Schizophrenia. It covers quality of life, needs, service satisfaction, costs and impact on carers.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Interpersonal Communication and Psychology

Interpersonal Communication and Psychology

ISBN: 9780750640800
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Contains three sections: intrapersonal dynamics - the ongoing psychological processes within oneself; interpersonal dynamics - the behavior one exhibits, and interpersonal skills - the prerequisites to communication with others.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Introductory Mental Health Nursing

Introductory Mental Health Nursing

ISBN: 9780781736855
Published by: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Provides an introduction to mental health nursing and promotes critical thinking and practical application of concepts. This book deals with nursing process in psychiatric settings and presents theoretical concepts of anxiety and crisis, grief and loss, personality development, and therapeutic communication.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Key Concepts in Mental Health

Key Concepts in Mental Health

ISBN: 9781412907774
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd

Provides a much needed guide to the central topics and debates which shape contemporary views about mental health and illness and which govern the provision of services for people with mental health problems.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Laboratory Psychology

Laboratory Psychology

ISBN: 9780863777110
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Experimental design is important enough to merit a book on its own, without statistics, that instead links methodology to a discussion of how psychologists can advance and reject theories about human behaviour. This is the objective of this book.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Learning Disabilities and Mental Health

Learning Disabilities and Mental Health

ISBN: 9781405106153
Published by: Blackwell Publishing Ltd

Few per cent of people with learning disabilities will experience mental health disorders during their lives. This book provides an evidence-based perspective on care of individuals with learning disabilities and mental health problems.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Lyttle's Mental Health and Disorder

Lyttle's Mental Health and Disorder

ISBN: 9780702024498
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Lyttle's Mental Health and Disorder provides a comprehensive range of expert contemporary experience from contributors who are committed to the development of knowledge and innovation in practice and to addressing complex health and social needs of people who are suffering mental distress and their families.Set within the context of the National Service Framework for Mental Health, the book supports this comprehensive agenda for the improvement of quality and effectiveness in services. The contents are o... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Managing Crisis and Risk in Mental Health Nursing

Managing Crisis and Risk in Mental Health Nursing

ISBN: 9780748733361
Published by: Nelson Thornes Ltd

Managing Crisis and Risk in Mental Health Nursing has been written by an experienced team of mental health nurses to give a comprehensive review of the context within which complex decision making takes place. The book deals with situations which are handled by mental health nurses on a daily basis, and offers commentary and strategic help in crisis and risk management.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Mental Health

Mental Health

ISBN: 9781403935434
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

Written by leading academics and practitioners in their field, Mental Health Policy and Practice offers a clear and considered overview of important developments in mental health care, geared for courses in medicine, nursing, social work and social policy at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Mental Health Matters in Primary Care

Mental Health Matters in Primary Care

ISBN: 9780748745289
Published by: Nelson Thornes Ltd

Mental Health Matters in Primary Care is a new book for primary health care practitioners. Research suggests that a variety of practitioners, especially nurses who work in primary health care settings, are in an ideal position to identify and help people who are experiencing mental health problems. Designed as a practical reference and working tool, the book provides primary health care professionals with a basic introduction to mental illness, before providing detailed information about the mental health p... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Mental Health Nursing

Mental Health Nursing

ISBN: 9780750641197
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Deals with the significance of the relationship between mental health professionals and people using the service during the recovery process. This book presents disabling distress from a person centered, holistic perspective, and features healing as a product of true collaboration between professionals and service users.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Mental Health Nursing Care

Mental Health Nursing Care

ISBN: 9780130487513
Published by: Pearson Education Limited

Presents a guide to applying the nursing process to the care of clients with psychiatric disorders and general clients with psychosocial issues. This book encourages students to develop empathy for clients and critical thinking skills to meet the challenges of client care. It also contains case studies, client examples and statements from clients.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Mental Health Policy and Practice Across Europe

Mental Health Policy and Practice Across Europe

ISBN: 9780335214679
Published by: Open University Press

In much of Europe it remains taboo to discuss the challenges that poor mental health raises for governments, societies and particularly for people with mental health problems themselves. This book maps the state of policy, service provision and funding for mental health care across Europe.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Mental Health Promotion

Mental Health Promotion

ISBN: 9780335219667
Published by: Open University Press

A guide to applied mental health promotion across various age groups. It demonstrates how principles and theory can be used to underpin mental health promotion. It addresses cross cutting themes at various stages of the lifespan, including reduction of inequalities, and theory and evidence based practice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Models for Mental Disorder

Models for Mental Disorder

ISBN: 9780470093665
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

The fourth edition of this extremely popular and humorous text incorporates the latest thinking on the four key models used in psychiatry: disease, psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioural and social. Revised and updated to reflect the continuing growth of integrated community mental health teams, Models for Mental Disorder is essential reading for all students and practitioners of psychiatry and psychology.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Nursing as Therapy

Nursing as Therapy

ISBN: 9780748733262
Published by: Nelson Thornes Ltd

This ground-breaking book identifies the role of nursing in the healing process written from a practice perspective. The text provides a firm foundation for students in understanding what nursing is. I WOULD ENCOURAGE ALL NURSES, IN ANY SPECIALITY, TO READ THIS CLASSI TEXT.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Promoting Collaboration in Primary Mental Health Care

Promoting Collaboration in Primary Mental Health Care

ISBN: 9780748758746
Published by: Nelson Thornes Ltd

This text describes the various models of collaborative care within primary mental health care. With the advent of multidisciplinary teams and integrated working, collaboration has become an essential part of daily practice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Psychological Care for the Ill and Injured

Psychological Care for the Ill and Injured

ISBN: 9780335209972
Published by: Open University Press

Examines the importance of psychological care for ill and injured people. This book gives practical advice to develop health professionals' personal clinical practice by providing a guide to the organization of psychological care and 'coaching' in the essential skills. It is suitable for health care professionals who have regular patient contact.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Psychology and Sociology Applied to Medicine

Psychology and Sociology Applied to Medicine

ISBN: 9780443072956
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

This is a new edition of a popular introduction to human behaviour in the context of health and illness.Topics are presented as self-contained double page spreads, with understanding of important concepts being reinforced by case studies, discussion points and summary boxes. New double page spreads have been added on stress and health, changing individual behaviour, depression, ageing, society and health, complementary therapies, death and dying, eating, asthma and COPD, media and health, and smoking.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Psychology Applied to Work

Psychology Applied to Work

ISBN: 9780534596255
Published by: Thomson Learning

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Psychology for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

Psychology for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

ISBN: 9780340930113
Published by: Hodder Education

Provides coverage of the core subject areas of psychology: social processes such as conformity, obedience, social behaviour, development across the lifespan, as well as health psychology, stress and personality. This work is suitable for those studying and working in nursing and in the allied health professions.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Psychology for the MRCPsych

Psychology for the MRCPsych

ISBN: 9780340809112
Published by: Hodder Education

Provides a structure that mirrors the MRCPsych examination syllabus and presents basic information to students new to the subject. This book includes single question items following each section, similar to those used in exam. It also contains reading list of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Psychosexual Nursing

Psychosexual Nursing

ISBN: 9781861563415
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

The focus of this book is on helping practitioners recognize and respond appropriately to psychosexual anxiety and distress. Recent research suggests that the sexual concerns of patients still go unaddressed and that communication with patients about sexual issues is generally inadequate.Psychosexual anxiety and distress occur as the consequence of changes or threats to the sexual aspects of an individual's self-concept. Such changes may occur as the consequence of illness, disability, ageing, altered se... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Psychosocial Interventions for People with Schizophrenia

Psychosocial Interventions for People with Schizophrenia

ISBN: 9780333777398
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

This title provides an overview and practical guidelines for helping people with schizophrenia using psychosocial interventions. It explains these interventions within the context of current theoretical understanding of the aetiology, presentation and prognosis of the illness.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Research and Development in Mental Health

Research and Development in Mental Health

ISBN: 9780443074523
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Research and Development in Mental Health addresses the role of research in the modernisation of mental health services. It explores theoretical, methodological and practical issues relating to the developing evidence to underpin the evolving improvement of mental health and social care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Safeguards for Young Minds

Safeguards for Young Minds

ISBN: 9781904671022
Published by: The Royal College of Psychiatrists

This title is concerned with the law as it applies to the welfare, protection and management of children and adolescents in mental health services. This second edition has been thoroughly updated. The material is based on the Royal College of Psychiatrists training course.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Spirituality, Values and Mental Health

Spirituality, Values and Mental Health

ISBN: 9781843104568
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Addresses policy and practice for professionals working in the mental health field and for carers and people with mental health problems themselves, enabling them to overcome the stigma often associated with mental health problems, and the subject of spirituality. This book is useful for mental health practitioners, service users, and others.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Taking Over the Asylum

Taking Over the Asylum

ISBN: 9780333740910
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

One of the most critical developments within 'welfare' in recent years has been the transformation of service users from 'passive recipients' to 'active subjects' of welfare policy and practice. Taking Over the Asylum explores the way in which users or survivors of mental health services - people too often regarded as 'lacking capacity' to make decisions about their own care - have taken action to empower themselves. This book examines evidence of the impact this action has had on their lives, on services,... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Teamworking in Mental Health

Teamworking in Mental Health

ISBN: 9780333763759
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

Whether you are a practitioner, leader, manager, planner, user or carer, Teamworking in Mental Health provides a realistic and practical guide to: understanding what team effectiveness means from a variety of perspectives; effective team leadership and management; understanding the social, political and organisational context of teams; and research on team effectiveness.Recognising the central importance both of the relationship between users and staff, and the mental health of team members, Teamworking... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing

The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing

ISBN: 9780335212422
Published by: Open University Press

How can mental health nurses engage clients as partners in care and promote their recovery? This book provides an integrative account of mental health nursing, which incorporates its knowledge base and the practical skills required by nurses to meet the demands of national healthcare policy and service users' expectations.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Biological Basis of Nursing

The Biological Basis of Nursing

ISBN: 9780415248549
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Written by a nurse for nurses, The Biological Basis of Nursing: Mental Health brings biological and research information together. Generously illustrated, it provides a clear introduction to the workings of the brain, the nervous system and the underlying biology of mental disorders. It explains what happens in the brain in disorders such as schizophrenia and depression and lays the foundation for understanding why patients behave in certain ways.This text prepares students and professionals alike for th... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Biological Basis of Nursing Cancer

The Biological Basis of Nursing Cancer

ISBN: 9780415327466
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

The Biological Basis of Nursing: Cancer presents specialised biological information on what cancer is, how it damages the body, and how cancer treatments work. Engaging, accessible and illustrated throughout, this book will provide nurses with the essential knowledge required for working with cancer patients and their families, and will enable them to work with current and new forms of cancer treatment. It will be of great to use clinical staff and nurse educators.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Complete Guide to Primary Care Mental Health

The Complete Guide to Primary Care Mental Health

ISBN: 9781845295967
Published by: Constable and Robinson

Suitable for those involved in treating mental health at primary care level, this book and CD-Rom set covers: the culture and processes in primary mental healthcare; managing the patient's journey through primary care and the Stepped Care approach; the Modernisation Agenda and social inclusion; and clinical interventions.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Dementias

The Dementias

ISBN: 9780824728977
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Focussing on molecular methods of diagnosis and early stage evaluation, this reference presents the techniques and technologies for dementia identification and evaluation, including neuropathological strategies, neuropsychological tests, biomarkers, CT, MRI, functional MRI, PET, and SPECT.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Evidence-based Practice

The Evidence-based Practice

ISBN: 9780471467472
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

The Evidence-Based Practice: Methods, Models, and Tools for Mental Health Professionals gives practitioners everything they need to effectively understand, evaluate, and implement evidence-based practice (EBP). This book features insight and information from the top researchers and leading practitioners in the field.In addition, The Evidence-Based Practice provides detailed guidance on important aspects of implementation, including how to evaluate readiness as well as where and how to begin EBP in differ... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Handbook of Forensic Learning Disabilities

The Handbook of Forensic Learning Disabilities

ISBN: 9781857759044
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Fourteen academics, consultants, researchers, and mental health professionals from England and Scotland contribute 11 chapters to a resource for health and social care professionals working with people with learning disabilities requiring forensic services. Coverage includes the history of policy development in the field, the epidemiology of offend... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Madness of Our Lives

The Madness of Our Lives

ISBN: 9781843100577
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

What precipitates mental breakdown? How do people experience such extremes? These are some of the questions addressed in this anthology of accounts of mental breakdown and recovery. It includes ten different stories that describe what triggers mental breakdown, what it is like to be 'mad', and more.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Role of the Mental Health Nurse

The Role of the Mental Health Nurse

ISBN: 9780748738939
Published by: Nelson Thornes Ltd

This book examines the various roles of the mental health nurse in relation to clients and colleagues and within the context of the health care organization. This allows mental health nurses not only to compare their role in relation to other health professionals with whom they work but also to use that comparison to create a positive perception of their own professional focus. The text uses a skills-based approach to give a comprehensive overview of what the mental health nurse actually does and there are... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Tom Kitwood on Dementia

Tom Kitwood on Dementia

ISBN: 9780335222711
Published by: Open University Press

Key concepts and approaches from Tom Kitwood's work on person-centred care in dementia have gained international recognition and shaped much modern thinking about practice development. This work brings together twenty publications by Kitwood. It is suitable for students of social work or mental health nursing, with an interest in dementia care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Trauma, War and Violence

Trauma, War and Violence

ISBN: 9780306467097
Published by: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

Describes a variety of public mental health and psychosocial programs in conflict and post-conflict situations in Africa and Asia. This book details the psychosocial and mental health aspects of specific conflicts and examines them within their sociopolitical and historical contexts.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Understanding Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism

Understanding Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism

ISBN: 9780306466267
Published by: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

This volume explores the high-functioning group of people within the spectrum of autism disorders. It is the culmination of over a decade of clinical work and research, including the most up-to-date information available about this group at the beginning of the 21st century.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Understanding Dementia

Understanding Dementia

ISBN: 9780443055126
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Provides introduction to the subject of dementia intended for use by all health professionals involved in the provision of care for this group of patients, both in the hospital and in the community. This book, though academically based, is written for caretakers and other non-health professionals with an interest in the subject.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Understanding Drugs and Behaviour

Understanding Drugs and Behaviour

ISBN: 9780471986409
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Why are some drugs highly addictive? What exactly are the effects of different types of psychoactive drugs? How can they produce such dramatic effects on mood, cognition, sensation, awareness, health and well-being? This book describes in detail how the main psychoactive drugs can alter brain chemistry and modify behaviour.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Working with Serious Mental Illness: A Manual for Clinical Practice

Working with Serious Mental Illness: A Manual for Clinical Practice

ISBN: 9780702027161
Published by: Elsevier Science & Technology

In mental health services, there is a pressing need for practitioners to place greater emphasis on working with users of services and to use skills that have a sound theoretical basis. This book focuses on evidence-based practice but reflects that, in mental health, the best evidence is the personal experience of the user.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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