Forensic Nursing and Mental Disorder

Clinical Practice

Edited by

  • Norman McClelland, BA(Hons), RMN, PGDip, Clin, Crim, Associate Nurse Director, Education & Practice Development, Tees and North East Yorkshire NHS Trust, Yorkshire, UK
  • Martin Humphreys, BDS, MB, BS, MRCPsych, Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychiatry, University of Birmingham; Honorary Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Reaside Clinic, South Birmingham Mental Health NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
  • Lorraine Conlon, RMN, RMNH, Postgraduate in Psychological Counselling, Head of Nursing, Reaside Clinic, South Birmingham Mental Health NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
  • Tony Hillis, OBE, RMN, RGN, Dip MS, Formerly Deputy Director of Nursing, Forensic Division West London Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK

Forensic Nursing and Mental Disorder in Clinical Practice is an ideal companion for qualified mental health nurses and for students on clinical placements. It is designed to be practical and relevant to the everyday realities when nursing patients with mental disorders.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2001
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-4309-2


Table of Contents

Foreword by Rosemary V Cope; Introduction; Referral to admission; Assessment and clinical risk; Treatment approaches: Introduction to treatment approaches; Relatives and carers; Inter-professional working; Vocational rehabilitation; A psychoeducation model for schizophrenia; Therapeutic dilemmas in forensic practice; Dealing with hostility; Suicide/self harm; Legal aspects; Education and training; Diversion from custody; Aftercare; Future challenges; Index