Mental Health Nursing: Dimensions of Praxis

Paperback | April 19, 2014

EditorKaren-leigh Edward, Ian Munro, Anthony Welch

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Mental Health Nursing: Dimensions of Praxis shows students how to assess and treat clients with a range of disorders, in accordance with best practice. It prepares student nurses by equipping them with essential, innovative and cutting-edge knowledge for their careers. This new edition startswith the context of mental health, followed by sections dedicated to the challenges to people's mental health, the praxis of mental health nursing, and what the future holds for mental health nurses.

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Mental Health Nursing: Dimensions of Praxis shows students how to assess and treat clients with a range of disorders, in accordance with best practice. It prepares student nurses by equipping them with essential, innovative and cutting-edge knowledge for their careers. This new edition startswith the context of mental health, followed ...

Karen-leigh Edward is an Associate Professor of Nursing Research in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the Australian Catholic University, and Director/Chair of the Nursing Research Unit at St Vincent's Private Hospital (Melbourne). Ian Munro is a Senior Lecturer, Bachelor of Nursing Undergraduate Course Coordinator and Mental Health Te...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 10.87 × 8.27 × 0.01 inPublished:April 19, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195522249

ISBN - 13:9780195522242

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ForewordPrefaceClinical PathwaysPoem for prelimsPart 1: Contexts of Contemporary Practice1. A Brief History: Caring for the Mentally Ill in Australia and New Zealand (Aotearoa)2. Diagnostic Systems Used in Clinical Assessment3. Physical and Mental Health4. Promoting Mental Health5. Resilience, Recovery, Reconnection and Therapeutic Optimism6. Law, Ethics and Mental Health Nursing7. Translation of Evidence to PracticePart 2: Challenges to People's Mental Health8. Mood and Anxiety Disorders9. Psychosis and Psychotic Disorders10. Therapeutic Engagements: Complexities and Rewards of Nursing Those with Personality Disorders11. Eating Disorders12. Substance Misuse and Co-morbidity: Prevalence, Treatment and RecoveryPart 3: Praxis of Mental Health Nursing13. Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health14. The Older Adult and Mental Illness15. Mental Health Nursing in the Primary Health Care Setting16. Consumer and Carer Leadership and Participation17. Consultation Liaison18. Creative Arts Therapy19. Complementary Nursing Care20. Case Management21. Prevention and Management of Clients' Aggression22. Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, New Zealand Maori and Remote Area Mental Health23. Cultural Issues in Mental Health24. Working with Vulnerable Communities: People from Refugee Backgrounds25. Forensic Mental Health Nursing26. Gendered Mental Health27. PsychopharmacologyPart 4: Advancing the Mental Health Profession28. Nurses' Health and Self Care29. Advanced Practice in Mental Health Nursing30. Future Directions