Mosby's Pocketbook of Mental Health

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Eimear Muir-Cochrane
  • Eimear Muir-Cochrane
  • Patricia Barkway
  • Debra Nizette
  • Patricia Barkway
  • Debra Nizette
  • Table of Contents

    Chapter 1: Working in a recovery framework

    Chapter 2: Essentials for mental health practice

    Chapter 3: Mental state assessment

    Chapter 4: Culture and mental health

    Chapter 5: Common mental illnesses and associated disorders

    Chapter 6: Psychiatric emergencies

    Chapter 7: Managing medications

    Chapter 8: Contemporary talking therapies

    Chapter 9: Co-occurring medical problems

    Chapter 10: Loss and grief

    Chapter 11: Law and ethics

    Chapter 12: Settings for mental healthcare

     

    Appendices

    App 1: Surviving clinical placement

    App 2: Working with people with challenging behaviours

    App 3: Prescription abbreviations

    App 4: Top 10 tips for people taking psychiatric medication

    Further reading and resources

    Glossary

    Details

    No. of pages:
    172
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby Australia
    Print ISBN:
    9780729539319
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780729579315

    About the authors

    Eimear Muir-Cochrane

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Chair of Nursing (Mental Health Nursing), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University

    Eimear Muir-Cochrane

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Chair of Nursing (Mental Health Nursing), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University

    Patricia Barkway

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Senior Lecturer Mental Health Nursing, Flinders University Adelaide

    Debra Nizette

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Mental Health Nursing Advisor, Office of the Chief Nursing Officer; Queensland Health

    Patricia Barkway

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Senior Lecturer Mental Health Nursing, Flinders University Adelaide

    Debra Nizette

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Mental Health Nursing Advisor, Office of the Chief Nursing Officer; Queensland Health