Forensic Nursing and Mental Disorder

1st Edition

Clinical Practice

Authors:

  • Norman McClelland
  • Tony Hillis
  • Martin Humphreys
  • Lorraine Conlon
    • Print ISBN 9780750643092

    Description

    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.

    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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    160
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2001
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Butterworth-Heinemann
    Print ISBN:
    9780750643092