Handbook of Mental Health Nursing
Edited by Stephen Tee, Joanne Brown, Diane Carpenter
CRC Press – 2012 – 288 pages
A concise and user-friendly guide, Handbook of Mental Health Nursing helps nursing students learn the essential skills required for practice. This practical handbook is informed by an interdisciplinary understanding of mental health problems and the recovery from mental health difficulties.
This book is an essential purchase for all students and educators in mental health nursing and related health and social care fields.
Introduction. The therapeutic use of self. Values based practice. Working in groups. Recovery: a journey of discovery. Using and appraising evidence in practice. Developing nursing decision making skills. Promoting health and social inclusion. Leading and managing healthcare. The what then, what now, and what next of mental health nursing.
Dr Stephen Tee, Head of Centre for Innovation and Leadership in Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
Dr Joanne Brown, MSc Mental Health Studies Award Leader and MSc Nursing Studies Award Leader, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
Dr Diane Carpenter, Academic Group Lead (Mental Health), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, UK