Rights, Law and Policy
There has been much debate about mental health law reform and mental capacity legislation in recent years with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities also having a major impact on thinking about the issue. This edited volume explores the concept of ‘coercive care’ in relation...
To Be Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge
The Practitioner's Guide, 2nd Edition
Prescribing Mental Health Medication is a text for practitioners who treat mental disorders with medication. It explains the entire process of medication assessment, management and follow up for general medical practitioners, mental health practitioners, students, residents, prescribing nurses and...
Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge
A concise and user-friendly guide, Handbook of Mental Health Nursing helps nursing professionals learn the essential skills required for practice. This practical handbook is informed by an interdisciplinary understanding of mental health problems and the recovery from mental health difficulties....
Published April 26th 2012 by CRC Press
A growing body of evidence shows that physical activity can be a cost-effective and safe intervention for the prevention and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems. As researchers and clinicians around the world look for evidence-supported alternatives and complements to established...
Published April 22nd 2013 by Routledge
Completely updated to reflect current changes in the law and in practice, Mental Health Law: A Practical Guide is a concise and approachable handbook to mental health law for students and professionals working in psychiatric settings. Easy-to-read, practical, and illustrated with case examples...
Published April 26th 2012 by CRC Press
Practice and Policy in a Changing Environment
A paradigm shift in the ways in which mental health services are delivered is happening—both for service users and for professional mental healthcare workers. The landscape is being changed by a more influential service user movement, a range of new community-based mental healthcare programmes...
Published March 22nd 2012 by Routledge
The Human Context
All human behaviour is, ultimately, a moral undertaking, in which each situation must be considered on its own merits. As a result ethical conduct is complex. Despite the proliferation of Codes of Conduct and other forms of professional guidance, there are no easy answers to most human problems....
Published October 31st 2010 by Routledge
Fundamental International Themes
The Routledge Handbook of Clinical Supervision provides a global ‘state of the art’ overview of clinical supervision, presenting and examining the most comprehensive, robust empirical evidence upon which to base practice. This authoritative volume builds on a previous volume, Fundamental Themes in...
Published October 3rd 2010 by Routledge
Written by an experienced nurse lecturer who also trained as a mental health nurse, this book explores the underlying biology associated with the pathology of mental health disorders and the related nervous system. Fully revised for this second edition, the text includes three new chapters on brain...
Published December 12th 2010 by Routledge
Supported by relevant theory, research, policy, and philosophy, this second edition of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: The Craft of Caring provides a comprehensive overview of the practice of psychiatric and mental health nursing, The book is underpinned by the concept of "the craft of...
Published December 25th 2008 by CRC Press
Delivering an Holistic Model for Practice
The mental health needs of older people are all too often overlooked or put down to the inevitable consequences of ageing. This textbook will make it much easier for health, social care and third sector workers to identify, treat and support the needs of this population. The book takes an...
Published August 8th 2010 by Routledge
A Social Work Perspective
Mental Health and Social Problems is a textbook for social work students and practitioners. It explores the complicated relationship between mental conditions and societal issues as well as examining risk and protective factors for the prevalence, course, adaptation to and recovery from mental...
Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge