Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing is an accessible evidence-based introduction to the role of the mental health nurse. This comprehensive overview explores concepts of mental health and distress, ethics and accountability, key nursing models to be aware of, and the prevalence, predisposing factors and features of the most commonly occurring mental health problems. KEY FEATURES: * Places mental health conditions and interventions within a wider holistic context * Situates Recovery at the centre of mental health nursing practice * Links key concepts to mental health across the lifespan * Contains learning outcomes in each chapter and includes scenarios and vignettes to root concepts in real-life practice Information is placed in a practice context from the outset, making this an essential guide to both the theory and the practice of mental health nursing. It is ideal for students on courses relating to mental health care, as well as for registered nurses and health care practitioners looking to revise their knowledge of key concepts.
Dr Andrew Clifton is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at De Montfort University. Dr Stephen Hemingway is a Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing at the University of Huddersfield. Dr Anne Felton is Associate Professor in Mental Health and Social Care and Dr Gemma Stacey is Associate Professor in Mental Health and Social Care, both at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham.
Preface List of Contributors About the Companion Website Part 1 Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing Chapter 1 What is mental health? Anne Felton, Gemma Stacey, Steve Hemingway and Andrew Clifton Chapter 2 The policy context of mental health nursing in the UK Karen Ozden Chapter 3 Models and values of mental health nursing practice Gemma Stacey Chapter 4 Legal and ethical frameworks for mental health nursing practice Alastair Morgan and Nigel Plant Chapter 5 Facilitating evidence based practice Karen-Leigh Edward Chapter 6 Co-production: facilitating recovery with service users Andrew Clifton and Jane Noble Chapter 7 Communication and interpersonal skills 1: an introduction Steve Lyon Part 2 Mental Health Problems and Therapeutic Interventions Chapter 8 Commonly occurring mental health problems Andrew Ramtohul and Jo Higman Chapter 9 Serious mental health problems Jo Fox Chapter 10 Organic mental health problems Alan Pringle Chapter 11 People with learning disabilities and mental health Stacey Atkinson Chapter 12 Substance misuse Jane McGregor and Paul Cassedy Chapter 13 Eating disorders Fiona Joanne Trotter Chapter 14 Personality disorder Andrew Milligan and Cholena Mountain Chapter 15 Communication and interpersonal skills 2: emotional engagement Theo Stickley, Julie Gosling and Caroline Fox Chapter 16 Cognitive behavioural therapy Philip Kinsella Chapter 17 Psychodynamic and other talking therapies James Turner and John Wren Chapter 18 Basics of psychopharmacology Rebecca Burgess-Dawson and Stephen Hemingway Chapter 19 Assessment and therapeutic management of risk Danielle Brady Chapter 20 Working with self-harm and suicide Charley Baker Chapter 21 Mental health promotion Sandra Moran Part 3 Mental Health Nursing and the Lifespan Chapter 22 Mental health and children, adolescents and younger people Richard Glover and Jo Kilgariff Chapter 23 Mental health and adults Ruth Brown, Kat Munn and Vikki Wilford Chapter 24 Mental health in later life Michaela Mallon Part 4 Recovery in the Context of Mental Health Services Chapter 25 Applying recovery based principles in practice Ros Masamha Chapter 26 Community based mental health services in action Gary Payne, Kevin Somerton and Alyson Leeks Chapter 27 In-patient services Tim Carter and Nicola Wright Chapter 28 Working with family and friends Karen Machin and Emma Watson Chapter 29 Embracing mental health and physical healthcare Sheila Hardy and Jacquie White Chapter 30 Clinical supervision for the new supervisee Paul Cassedy Answers Index