Mental Health Nursing
Mental Health Nursing
10 Jan 2018
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Mental Health Nursing: Dimensions of Praxis, third edition, prepares student nurses by equipping them with innovative skills and essential knowledge for their mental health careers. It shows how to apply assessment processes to treatment practice, work with clients with a range of disorders, and apply nursing intervention strategies in order to achieve best practice outcomes.
The cross section of expert authors who are both educators and professionals gives readers realistic perspectives and insights on how to work and care for consumers. This new edition has incorporated further engaging learning features to help students relate theory to practice, including multiple choice quizzes which help them test their learning.
- Chapter overview and Learning objectives – clearly outline and direct students to what they will learn
- Critical Thinking Opportunity – illustrate and clarify key terms within the chapter.
- About the Consumer – case studies that include consumer perspectives. All include reflection questions to help students consider their own experiences.
- Care Planning – examples of care plans for the client to help student develop practical planning skills.
- Chapter summary and Discussion question to help students review the key elements of the chapter and engage in the topic via discussion with their peers.
- Further reading and useful websites – to assist with research and assessments.
New to this Edition
- Streamlined to fit with the essentials required in an undergraduate course.
- New Chapter 18 Psychotherapeutic Essentials.
- Completely revised chapters: 8 – Law and Ethics and14 – Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs
- Glossary Margin Notes help students build the vocabulary of a professional nurse
- Topic Link Margin Notes Highlight/cross-reference relevant topics in different chapters, making links to different interventions.
Part 1: Contexts of Contemporary Practice
- A Brief History: The Role of the Nurse in Caring for the Mentally Ill in Australia and New Zealand (Aotearoa)
- Diagnostic Systems Used in Clinical Assessment
Karen Harder, Ian Munro, Annette Woodhouse
- Physical and Mental Health
Steve Hemingway, Julie Sharrock, Gagan Kaur-Legha
- Promoting Mental Health
Eileen Petrie, Evan Bichara
- Primary Mental Health Care
Kate Cogan, Freyja Millar
- Resilience, Recovery and Reconnection
Karen-leigh Edward, Tony Welch, Louise Byrne
- Nurses' Health and Self-care
Glen Taylor, Daniel Nicholls, Wendy Cross
- Law and Ethics
- Consumer and Carer Participation and Leadership
Evan Bichara, Susan Johnson, Ian Munro
- Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Margaret McAllister, Wendy Cross
- Psychosis and Psychotic Disorders
Simon Dodd, Sandy Jeffs
- Complexities and Rewards of Working with People with Personality Disorders
Robert Trett, Haley Peckham
- Eating Disorders
Leanne Javen, Alan Moore, Alyson Marchesani
- Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs
Naomi Crafti, Victoria Manning
Chris Alderman, Karen-leigh Edward
- The Older Person
- Young People's Mental Health
Kristy Young, Christine Poole
- Psychotherapeutic Essentials
Robert Trett, Haley Peckham, James Houghton
- Case Management
- Prevention and Management of Aggression
Gerald A. Farrell
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, New Zealand Maori and Remote Area Mental Health
Verena Tinning, Graeme Thompson
- Cultural and Linguistic Diversity
Don Gorman, Wendy Cross, Suzanne Willey
- Forensic Mental Health Nursing
Jo Ryan, Chris Quinn
Part 2: Challenges to People's Mental Health
Part 3: Praxis of Mental Health Nursing
Karen-leigh Edward is Research Director at St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne and a Visiting Professo in the School of Human & Health Sciences at the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom.
Ian Munro is Senior Lecturer and Mental Health Lead at Monash University.
Anthony Welch is Associate Professor Mental Health Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Central Queensland University.
Wendy Cross is Associate Dean and Nursing and Allied Health at Monash University.
Oxford Ascend is the home of online resources for higher education students to help them study and succeed.
- Extended Test Yourself Tests with quizzes for each chapter.
- A bonus chapter (Consultation-Liaison) from the 2nd edition – updated references, relevant for students not moving into a mental health-specific profession.
- A hyperlinked PDF of all the weblinks within the print book.
To access your Mental Health Nursing Oxford Ascend Student Resources:
- Go to www.oxfordascend.com
- Register for an account
- Activate the code (printed inside the back cover of your textbook) within your account
This code can only be activated once. Once activated, access is valid for the life of the edition.
Lecturer Resources are available for lecturers prescribing Mental Health Nursing, third edition, for their course:
- Instructors Resource Manual – to assist with teaching
- Testbank – to assist with assessment
- Image Gallery – to assist with presentations