Essentials of Mental Health Nursing

Essentials of Mental Health Nursing

By: Karen Wright (editor), Mick McKeown (editor)Mixed Media

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This ground-breaking textbook gathers contributions from service users, expert practitioners and leading academics to help students develop the core knowledge and skills they need to qualify as mental health nurses. Focusing in particular on helping students apply person-centred, compassionate and recovery-focused care, service-user voices and practical case studies are integrated throughout the book. Students are also given a rounded understanding of the key debates they will face in practice through the exploration of both bio-medical and psycho-social approaches. Key features include: Voices and case studies from real practising nurses and students help students apply knowledge to practice. Critical thinking activities, debates, and `What's the Evidence' summaries help students develop higher level critical thinking and evidence based practice skills. Further reading and free SAGE journal articles facilitate independent learning. Online MCQs and Flashcards make revision simple and fun. The free interactive ebook gives students the freedom to learn anywhere! Online Lecturer resources: free MCQs, video debates, SAGE journal articles and more, which can be used for flipped classroom activities or lectures to make teaching more interactive.

About Author

Karen Wright is the Head of School of Nursing at the University of Central Lancashire, in Preston, in the North-West of England. She established a clinical career before entering academia moving from Cardiothoracic surgical nursing to mental health nursing in 1986. Since then she has established a number of innovative and research informed services including a palliative care unit for end of life care for Alzheimer's sufferers, developed and run Crisis Services and was Nurse Consultant for Personality Disorder for Merseycare NHS Trust. She wrote the first MSc for Personality Disorder in 2003 which still holds National acclaim and has developed a number of nursing curricula including the MSc Nursing (pre-reg/ adult & MH). Karen has been PI on a number of qualitative research projects aimed at providing insight into the experience of both care and of education. Her research into how the police assess individuals with mental disorder resulted in the establishment of the Public Psychiatric Emergency Assessment Tool (PPEAT), which has been adopted by the College of Policing and has been cited in DoH documents including Closing the Gap and the Crisis Concordat Mick McKeown is Reader in Democratic Mental Health, School of Nursing at the University of Central Lancashire and trade union activist with Unison. He is supporting service user and carer involvement at the university and union strategizing on nursing. He has taken a lead in making the case for union organising to extend to alliance formation with service users/survivors.


PART A CONTEXT OF MENTAL HEALTH Chapter 1 Context and nature of Mental Health care in the 21st century - Karen Wright, Mick McKeown and Jonathan Gadsby Chapter 2 Overview of Mental Health Nurse Education and Training - Steve Pryjmachuk Chapter 3 Working with Other Professionals - Scott Reeves and Simon Fletcher Chapter 4 Meaningful Service User Involvement - Julia Terry et. al Chapter 5 Working with Families and Carers - Simon Hall and Mandy Reed Chapter 6 Diversity Issues within Mental Health Care - Tommy Dickinson, Amrita Mullan, Rachel Lyon, Lauren Walker, Donna Taylor and Jess Bradley Chapter 7 Organisations and Settings for Mental Health Care - Joe Forster, Sarah Loughran, Rob MacDonald and Ian Callaghan Chapter 8 The Policy Context for Contemporary Mental Health Care - Ben Hannigan, Bethan Edwards, Ian Hulatt and Alan Meudell Chapter 9 Madness and the Law - Bob Sapey Chapter 10 Independent Advocacy in Mental Health Care - Julie Ridley, Stephanie de la Haye, June Sadd, Karen Newbigging and Karen Machin Chapter 11 The Ethical Mental Health Nurse - Karen Wright and Alan Armstrong PART 2 KEY CONCEPTS AND DEBATES Chapter 12 Psychiatric Understandings of Mental Health - Duncan Double Chapter 13 Sociological Understandings of Mental Health - David Pilgrim and Mick McKeown Chapter 14 Critical Psychological Ideas of Mental Health - Richard Bentall and Mick McKeown Chapter 15 Philosophical Understandings of Mental Health - Tim Thornton Chapter 16 Spiritual Care: Understanding Service Users, Understanding Ourselves - Julian Raffay and Don Bryant Chapter 17 Wellbeing in Mental Health Care - Kevin Acott, Emily Griffin and Harvey Wells Chapter 18 Recovery-orientated Practice - Karen Machin and Emma Watson Chapter 19 Employment and Recovery in Mental Health Care - Chris Essen and Jane Cahill PART C SKILLS FOR CARE AND THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES Chapter 20 Compassionate Communication in Mental Health Care - Sue Barker and Sophie Williams Chapter 21 Therapeutic engagement for mental health care - Mandy Reed and Simon Hall Chapter 22 Mental Health Assessment - Nicki Moone and Steve Trenoweth Chapter 23 Mental Health Care Planning - Michael Kelly and Claudette Kaviya Chapter 24 Mental Health Care Coordination - Michael Coffey, Rachel Cohen and Bethan Edwards Chapter 25 Mental Health Risk Assessment: A Personalised Approach - John Butler, Alison Commissiong and Christine Crossman Chapter 26 Minimising Violence and Related Harms - Joy A. Duxbury and Amy Scholes Chapter 27 Cognitive Behavioural Therapies - Sarah Traill and Adam Traill Chapter 28 Psychosocial Interventions to Support Carers - Doug MacInnes, Amanda Francis and Annie Jeffrey Chapter 29 Self-help and Peer Support in Recovery - Alan Simpson and Susan Henry Chapter 30 Therapeutic Communities, Democracy and the New Recovery Movement - Jenelle Clarke, Nick Manning, Gary Winship and Simon Clarke Chapter 31 Public Mental Health: Prevention and Promotion - Rhiannon Corcoran and Rosie Mansfield Chapter 32 Primary Mental Health Care - Nick Bohannon and Sumaiyaa Khoda Chapter 33 Meeting the Physical Health Needs of Mental Health Service Users - Jacquie White Samantha O' Brien, Megan Beadle and Anthony Ackroyd Chapter 34 Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Nurses - Jennie Day and Mick McKeown Chapter 35 Non-Medical Alternatives for Crisis Care - Helen Spandler and Mick McKeown PART D TAILORING CARE TO PEOPLE WITH SPECIFIC NEEDS Chapter 36 Dementia: Assessment and Care Approaches - David Pulsford Chapter 37 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Care - Maddie Burton, Laura Baker and Karen Wright Chapter 38 Care of People with Eating Disorders - Karen Wright, Maddie Burton and Laura Baker Chapter 39 Care of Individuals Who Self Harm or Experience Suicidal Feelings - Karen James and Isaac Samuels Chapter 40 Palliative and End-of-life Care in Mental Health Care - Jayne Breeze, Carol Cooper, Angela Kydd, Suzanne Monks, Julie Skilbeck, James Turner, Eleanor Wilson PART E TRANSITION TO PRACTICE Chapter 41 Democratic Leadership for Mental Health Care - Mick McKeown, Karen Wright and Lynda Carey Chapter 42 Clinical Supervision in Mental Health Care - Natalie Miles and Karen Wright Chapter 43 Commissioning for Mental Health Services - Ged McCann, Mick Burns and Ian Callaghan Chapter 44 Transferable Skills and Transition: Becoming a Mental Health Nurse and Beyond - Kevin Moore and Marie O'Neill Chapter 45 Compassionate Mental Health Care in Times of Uncertainty - Karen Wright, Mick McKeown and Mike Thomas

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781526447166
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 768
  • ID: 9781526447166
  • weight: 1440
  • ISBN10: 1526447169

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