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Role of the Mental Health Nurse

7, 09/04/2001, £24.99
Using a skills based approach, this unique text gives a comprehensive overview of the role of the Mental Health nurse. Addressing themany demands on the Mental Health nurse, the authors recognise the increasing need to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.


Paperback, 11/03/2004, £19.99
Suitable for students on system based and integrated courses. This illustrated title includes hints, tips and comprehension check boxes, and a practice exam at the end. Enabling students to assess their level of understanding, it is useful for medical students under faculty supervision, and focuses on what medical students need to know.

Essential Mental Health Nursing Skills

Paperback, 14/05/2007, £21.99
Draws on the policy and theory underpinning mental health nursing but focusses on the practical aspects, providing an easily understandable guide to what to do and how to do it. This title also provides a practical framework that can be applied in any setting.

Depression: Social and Economic Time Bomb

Paperback, 27/11/2000, £39.95

Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing 3ed

Paperback, 29/09/2012, £57.99

Alzheimers challenged & conquered

Hardback, 01/10/1995, £4.95
The written confirmation that Louis Blank was suffering from Alzheimer's disease was supplied in 1993. In 1995, Louis may have cured himself. This is an account of Alzheimer's disease as it is experienced from within. together with those experiences of his wife and daughter.

Biological Basis of Mental Health Nursing

Paperback, 13/12/2010, £26.99
Rev. ed. of: Biological basis of nursing. Mental health / William T. Blows. 2003.

Wisdom of Psychopaths

Paperback, 20/09/2012, £12.99
Psychopath. No sooner is the word out than images of murderers, rapists, suicide bombers and gangsters flash across our minds. But unlike their box-office counterparts, not all psychopaths are violent, or even criminal. This book shows that there is a fine line separating a brilliant surgeon and a serial killer.

Multidisciplinary Working In Forensic Mental Health Care

Paperback, 01/04/2005, £28.99
Multidisciplinary Working in Forensic Mental Health Care provides a practical guide to the establishment of effective multidisciplinary working methods in the care of mentally disordered offenders and others.

Partnership Working in Mental Health Care

Paperback, 08/12/2004, £19.99
Provides a discussion of the issues that are part of the government's modernisation agenda that puts service users at the heart of its reforms and encourages user involvement and real partnership in care. This book shows how the key players, nurses, contribute to meeting their needs and the barriers to effective partnerships and user involvement.

Research & development in mental health

7, 05/05/2005, £26.99
Addresses the area of the role of research in the modernisation of mental health services. This book explores theoretical, methodological and practical issues relating to developing evidence to underpin the evolving modernisation agenda. It covers critical reviews of models of practice and their relationships to research.

Implementing Mental Health Promotion

Paperback, 24/11/2006, £26.99
A practical guide to implementing mental health promotion programmes with different population groups across a range of settings. It shows how information from research can be used to inform programme development and best practice. It provides examples of successful international programmes illustrating the process of implementation.

Key Topics in Psychiatry

Paperback, 27/04/2007, £34.99

Acute Psychiatry

Hardback, 24/10/2007, £29.99
Provides information for psychiatrists in acute clinical situations. This book offers information on how to assess the patient, how to effectively manage psychiatric emergencies as well as the accurate diagnosis and management of common psychiatric conditions.

Mental Health: From Policy to Practice

Paperback, 18/09/2008, £30.99
Presents a critique of the achievements of the National Service Framework for Mental Health in England and Wales. This book analyses the effectiveness of developments in services and practice.

Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines In Psychiatry 11ed

Paperback, 02/03/2012, £51.95
Helps with complex prescribing needs

The evidence base for drug treatments in psychiatry ranges frommeta-analyses and randomised controlled clinical trials tosingle case reports, and from NICE guidelines to individualSPCs.

Mental Health and Well Being in Later Life

Hardback, 01/05/2009, £22.99
Mental Health and Well Being in Later Life is key reading for those working or intending to work in public health, health promotion and health and social care professions, especially those who work with older people.

Your guide to Schizophrenia

Paperback, 29/09/2006, £9.99
Provides those who suffer from schizophrenia and schizophrenic disorders, and their friends/family with vital facts, advice and support to empower them to make informed choices, to understand the illness and to regain control of their life

Examination Notes in Psychiatry 2ed

7, 25/11/2005, £19.99
Candidates for the MRCPsych examinations have often found the Basic Sciences component one of the hardest to pass. This book provides information that enables trainees to tackle difficult subjects, such as psychological assessment, psychopharmacology and neuroimaging. It contains text broken down into memorable parts, highlighting key points.

Core Clinical Cases in Psychiatry

7, 29/10/2004, £10.40
Provides a self-assessment and revision aid and aims to prepare the student for a variety of case-based examinations, including OSCEs.

Psychosocial nursing: care of physically ill patients and their famili

Paperback, 01/01/1996, £28.00
Addresses the nursing management of a patient's psychosocial response to both chronic and acute physical illness, traumatic injury, loss and grief. This book includes chapters that address: stress and its effects on the body; the two common outcomes of ineffective coping, anxiety and depression; and, the challenges of multicultural nursing.

Practical Guide to the Care of the Psychiatric Patient 3ed

Paperback, 16/05/2007, £37.99
Presents guidance on psychiatric patient care. From delirium and depression to Alzheimer's disease and anxiety disorders, this title helps you to understand and effectively address the needs of psychiatric patients in the clinical setting.

Pocketbook Guide to Mental Health Act Assessments

Paperback, 01/10/2012, £19.99
Suitable for new and experienced social workers, junior doctors and those considering training as an AMHP, this title provides key advice for busy practitioners on day-to-day aspects of using and applying the Mental Health Act. It includes practical advice on how to set up an assessment, and how to make and implement informed decisions quickly.

An Unquiet Mind

Paperback, 09/05/1997, £7.99
This work is a personal testimony from Kay Redfield Jamison: the revelation of her struggle with manic depression since adolescence, and how it has shaped her life. The book follows her through college, a love affair, her battle with the illness, bouts of madness, violence and attempted suicide.

Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

Paperback, 05/08/2011, £8.99
An international bestseller and the definitive book on manic depression

Stress in Academic Life: The Mental Assembly Line

Paperback, 01/05/1994, £18.99
An overview of the effects of stress on performance, daily efficiency and health in academic environments (both staff and students). It explores the origins and nature of academic stress, personal vulnerabilities and coping mechanisms, and proposes ways in which individuals can be helped.

Oxford Textbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry

Paperback, 13/07/2006, £69.95
Offers an introduction to 'philosophy of psychiatry', a framework for study and skill development, and an overview of research. This book focuses on case studies in 5 key topic areas, supported by selected readings from philosophy and mental health, thinking skills exercises, self-test questions, learning points and guides to further reading.

Living with Bipolar Disorder: Strategies for Balance and Resilience

Paperback, 01/05/2012, £9.99
How to get your life back after a bipolar diagnosis

Relocating Madness

7, 01/01/1995, £17.95
The policy of closing mental hospitals and relocating mental patients in the community has generated great controversy. This book reports on the complexities and ironies involved here, directly from the front line. It explores how a group of people with a history of schizophrenic illness feel about themselves and their circumstances.

Listening to prozac

Paperback, 07/11/1994, £7.99
Explores the experience of becoming and being a counsellor, and engaging in the therapeutic process. This book encourages readers to think subjectively, to question theories that come solely from outside, and to stay with and use their internal world as the main focus of counselling work.

Henry's Demons

Hardback, 03/02/2011, £16.99
An achingly honest, harrowing, and resonant dual memoir by a British journalist and his son, about his son's sudden descent into schizophrenia

Head Hunters: The Search for a Science of the Mind

Hardback, 12/06/2014, £25.00
How did the human brain evolve? Why did it evolve as it did? What is man's place in evolution? This title traces the intellectual journey of four men who met at Cambridge in the 1890s and whose lives interlinked for the next three decades - William Rivers, Grafton Elliot Smith, Charles Myers and William McDougall.

Introduction To Cognitive Behaviour

7, 17/03/2011, £26.99
A huge, best-seller for SAGE, this book has fast become the most engaging, easy to follow and informative textbook on the theory and application of CBT.

Pool activity level (PAL) instrument for occupational profiling

Paperback, 31/10/2007, £25.00
This third edition includes valuable new material together with the Instrument itself and the photocopiable activity checklists and plans that help to match users' abilities with activities. The author includes guidance for carrying out these activities with individuals of different ability levels as revealed by the PAL Instrument Checklist.

Postcards From the Edge

Paperback, 10/11/2011, £8.99
The cult-classic novel that made Carrie Fisher a bestselling author before The Princess Diarist - brilliant, bold, hilarious.

Psychosocial Assessment in Mental Health

Paperback, 23/03/2017, £24.99
A step-by-step guide on how to undertake each stage of the psychosocial assessment process in practice.

Neuroscience for the Mental Health Clinician

Paperback, 01/01/2005, £18.99
As scientific knowledge grows about the role of the brain in mental disorder, no clinician can afford to be uninformed about neurobiology. This primer provides the basic grounding in neuroscience that all contemporary mental health professionals need. It guides through the fundamentals of neuroanatomy, neurochemistry, and psychiatric genetics.

Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids

7, 16/09/2008, £12.50
Details advances in treating specific disorders and offers answers to parents' frequently asked questions. This book covers how medications work; their impact on kids' emotions, personality, school performance, and health; and, the risks and benefits of widely used antidepressants.

Models of Madness: Psychological, Social and Biological Approaches to Schizophrenia

Paperback, 04/03/2004, £24.99
Promotes a more humane and effective response to treating severely distressed people that will prove essential reading for psychiatrists and clinical psychologists and of great interest to all those who work in the mental health service.

Where Memories Go:Why dementia changes everything

Hardback, 30/01/2014, £16.99
Scottish broadcaster and author Sally Magnusson cared with her two sisters for their mother Mamie during many years of living with dementia. Sad and funny, wise and honest, this deeply intimate account of insidious losses and unexpected joys is also a call to arms that challenges us all to think differently.

Approved Mental Health Professional's Guide to Mental Health Law 3ed

7, 19/03/2013, £24.99
Aimed at busy social work practitioners who are looking to enhance their skills and extend their knowledge, this book brings together the elements of the legislation, Code of Practice, Memorandum, Government Circulars and relevant case law and policy.

Diagnosis And Treatment Planning Skills for Mental Health Professional

Paperback, 19/01/2012, £42.99
Using characters from popular culture, this is a fun and engaging way for students to practice skill development before they actually start working on real client scenarios.

Mental Health Policy and Practice

Paperback, 23/04/2015, £25.99
The third edition of Mental Health Policy and Practice remains a clear and comprehensive overview of UK mental health policy. It includes ideas from a wide spectrum of mental health services, examples of successful evidence-based practice and analyses the impact, and likely impact, of the latest shifts in policy and changes to legislation.

Becoming a Mental Health Nurse

7, 30/08/2001, £12.95

Bi-Polar Disorder for Dummies 2ed

Paperback, 02/11/2012, £12.99
Get an accurate diagnosis and get on with enjoying and living your life! Bipolar Disorder affects many more people than just the millions who suffer from the disease. Like depression and other serious illnesses, bipolar disorder also affects spouses, partners, family members, friends, and coworkers.

Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness and Family Secrets

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £9.99
In the summer of 1953, maverick neurosurgeon William Beecher Scoville performed a operation on a twenty-seven-year-old epileptic patient named Henry Molaison. The operation failed to eliminate Molaison's intractable seizures, but it did have an unintended effect: Henry was left profoundly amnesic, unable to create long term memories.

Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder

7, 28/06/1993, £24.50
This session-by-session treatment manual demonstrates how clinicians can teach patients four essential psychosocial skills: mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotional regulation, and distress tolerance.
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