The Handbook of Community Mental Health Nursing [NOOK Book]


This book brings together contributions from leading mental health researchers, educators and practitioners to provide a comprehensive text for community mental health nurses in training and in practice.
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The Handbook of Community Mental Health Nursing

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This book brings together contributions from leading mental health researchers, educators and practitioners to provide a comprehensive text for community mental health nurses in training and in practice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134464487
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/25/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 448
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

List of tables, boxes and figures
Notes on contributors
Introduction 1
1 The history of community mental health nursing 7
2 The frontline workforce of community mental health care 19
3 The policy and legal context 30
4 Ethical issues 41
5 Social exclusion, discrimination and social isolation 54
6 Working in multidisciplinary community teams 67
7 Meeting mental health needs in primary care 78
8 Collaborating with users of services 90
9 Gender issues 100
10 Culture and ethnicity 111
11 Stress, burnout and coping 121
12 Clinical supervision and reflective practice 132
13 Promoting mental health 149
14 Using evidence to inform practice 164
15 Assessing needs in community mental health care 175
16 Risk, decision-making and mental health 187
17 Preventing suicide 198
18 Working with families I: systemic approaches 210
19 Working with families II: psychosocial interventions 222
20 Cognitive behaviour therapy for psychosis 235
21 Relapse prevention in psychosis 250
22 Case management and assertive outreach 261
23 Psychopharmacology and medication management 274
24 Creativity and the therapeutic use of the creative arts 287
25 Working with mentally disordered offenders 299
26 Working with people with coexisting mental health and substance misuse problems 310
27 Working with people with dementia and their carers 319
28 Working with people with mental health problems and learning disabilities 331
29 Current approaches to working with children and adolescents 343
30 Education and training for community mental health nurses 359
31 Developing courses in psychosocial interventions 370
32 The contribution of quantitative approaches to community mental health nursing research 385
33 The contribution of qualitative approaches to community mental health nursing research 397
Conclusion 406
App. I: Professional organisations 408
App. II: Voluntary organisations 410
App. III: Journals and magazines 414
App. IV: Internet sites and discussion lists 417
Index 418
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