With an estimated 450 million people worldwide suffering from mental health problems, more health care workers now need a range of mental health skills in order to provide sufficient care across a variety of settings.
Written by leading authors in their fields, Eimear Muir-Cochrane, Patricia Barkway and Debra Nizette, The Pocketbook of Mental Health is a quick-reference resource that delivers practical strategies and skills for allied health and nursing students, health professionals, general practitioners, paramedics, police and allied health workers to implement.
With a focus on social inclusion, recovery, culture and the promotion of consumer rights, this mental health textbook is a pivotal guide for holistic modern health care practices.
Chapter 1: Mental Health: Every Health Professional’s Business
Chapter 2: Working in a Recovery Framework
Chapter 3: Essentials for Mental Health Practice
Chapter 4: An Overview of Mental Health Problems
Chapter 5: Mental Health Assessment
Chapter 6: Assessing Risk
Chapter 7: Behaviours of Concern
Chapter 8: Mental Health Talking-Based Therapies
Chapter 9: Managing Medications
Chapter 10: Culture and Mental Health
Chapter 11: Co-occurring Medical Problems
Chapter 12: Loss and Grief
Chapter 13: Law and Ethics
Chapter 14: Settings for Mental Health Care
Appendix 1: Surviving Clinical Placement
Appendix 2: Who Does What in Mental Health?
Appendix 3: Abbreviations in Medication Administration
Appendix 4: Supporting People With Mental Illness Taking Medication
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- 22nd March 2018
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Senior Lecturer, Stream Coordinator Mental Health Nursing Programs, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
Director of Nursing, Nursing and Midwifery Office, Queensland Health, QLD, Australia
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