Stories in Mental Health

1st Edition

Reflection, Inquiry, Action


Key Features

Workbook and online format

  • Workbook - each story features:

    • Introduction
    • Teaching and learning strategies - Reflection, Inquiry and Action
    • Weblinks
    • Text links - aligned to Part 3 of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 3e
    • References for further reading
    • A final word
    • Transcripts of all interviews included in the back of the book


    • The online component features all content from the workbook with videos embedded

Table of Contents

About the authors



About this resource

Part 1: Behind the scenes

Part 2: Setting the scene

Makhala’s story: Resilience

Jennifer, Anne and Christine: Cultural and social inclusion

Toby’s story: Being authentic

Bernie’s story: The lived experience

Jean’s story: Carers

Toby: Recovery

Clinical supervision: Learning about self and others

Part 3: Stories from consumers, carers and clinicians

Claire’s story: How mental health has changed

Lisa’s story: Experiencing a major life transition

Mike’s story: Facilitating empowerment

Gordon’s story: Fatherhood

Rachel’s story: Relating to young people

Nadine’s story: Having a parent with a mental illness

Tara’s story: Humanising dementia care

Jeremy’s story: Beliefs and perceptions

Toby’s story: Providing an accessible service

Lorraine’s story: A creative consumer advocate

Christine’s story: Primary mental healthcare

Catherine’s story: Reframing personality disorder

Louise’s story: On conversational models

Jarrad’s story: Containing fear

Todd’s story: Consultation liaison

Sonja’s story: Finding strengths Collaborative practice

Kay’s story: The social and physical impacts of alcohol

Colleen’s story: Health education as core to mental health nursing

Zoe’s story: Living with multiple selves

Jay’s story: Being non-judgemental

Bill’s story: Cultivating a therapeutic milieu



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© 2012
Mosby Australia
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About the authors