This groundbreaking textbook provides Mental Health nursing students with the essential knowledge needed to deliver truly person-centred and compassionate care. It also adopts the latest approaches to mental health care by focusing on positive recovery and exploring both the bio-medical and psycho-social approaches.
An updated and revised edition of this accessible best-selling text suitable for all trainee and registered health professionals who require knowledge and understanding of drugs used in the treatment of mental health conditions for prescribing or administering purposes.
This highly readable book provides a comprehensive examination of the use of Open Dialogue as a treatment for psychosis. It presents the basic principles and practice of Open Dialogue, explains the training needed to implement it and explores how it is being offered internationally.
Mental Health Act redefines mental disorder and removes the 'treatability' test. These and other changes have caused great controversy, but the legislation is in place there is a need to understand what it means for the individual practitioner when making decisions about the care of individual patients. This guide provided this understanding.
Based on the material gathered at the Third International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health, held in Tampere, Finland, this book presents theoretical and practical orientations for designing, developing, and analyzing social work to help you produce policies and services in which clients can positively and productively invest.
This book is an inspiring and engaging nuts-and-bolts guide for music therapists who are interested in working in pediatrics. The author paints a vivid picture of what it's like to work, as a member of support staff in a teaching hospital, with children and families who are facing tremendous health challenges and engaging in music therapy.
Provides a comprehensive, authoritative and practical guide to the legislation and its implications for lawyers, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses and other mental health professionals. This book explains the key changes in mental health law introduced by the Act.
Written in a style accessible to all professionals, this fully updated Third Edition has been revised and enlarged to incorporate revisions to the Mental Health Act Code of Practice 2015 and the crucial impact of the Supreme Court decisions in the Cheshire West cases.