9780195522242

Mental Health Nursing: Dimensions of Praxis

  • ISBN 13:

    9780195522242

  • ISBN 10:

    0195522249

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/01/2014
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

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 second edition starts with 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. It includes expanded coverage of the consumer perspective, mood and anxiety disorders, psychosis and psychotic disorders, and personality disorders, as well as new chapters on 'Physical and Mental Health', 'Creative Arts Therapy', 'Prevention and Management of Clients' Aggression', and 'Working with Vulnerable Communities: People from Refugee Backgrounds'.

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