Forensic Nursing and Mental Disorder

1st Edition

Clinical Practice

Editors:

  • 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

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