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Mental health policy for nurses [electronic resource] / edited by Ian Hulatt.

Publication:
Los Angeles : SAGE, 2014.
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Book
1 online resource (252 pages) : illustrations.
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Sage knowledge.
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Subjects:
Mental health policy -- Great Britain.
Mental health laws -- Great Britain.
Psychiatric nursing -- Government policy -- Great Britain.
United Kingdom.
Medical subjects:
Psychiatric Nursing.
Health Policy.
Mental Health Services.
Language:
Text in English.
Summary:
Policy determines much of what nurses actually do on a daily basis, which means it is essential for nurses to engage with policy if they are to understand their own practice.  Mental health nursing in particular has been shaped by a variety of policy factors in the past fifty years. In this new textbook, edited by the mental health advisor to the Royal College of Nursing, a range of experts in their field introduce the essential elements of mental health policy to students and experienced practitioners. The book covers a broad range of areas, including settings for care and the historical context, policy affecting various diagnoses and service user groups, and how policy is translated into action.  Clinical examples are drawn on throughout, to help students ...
Contents:
chapter 1. The history of mental health policy in the United Kingdom
chapter 2. The European context
chapter 3. Community services
chapter 4. Psychosis
chapter 5. Older people
chapter 6. Dementia
chapter 7. Personality disorder
chapter 8. Service user involvement
chapter 9. Equalites in mental health nursing
chapter 10. Child mental health policy in the UK
chapter 11. Dual diagnosis
chapter 1. Policy into action?
Notes:
Part of the SAGE Knowledge collection.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on MARC record for print version.
Contributor:
Hulatt, Ian, editor.
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ISBN:
9781473920583 (ebook) :
OCLC:
870425868
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Restricted for use by site license.