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Understanding Mental Health Care: Critical Issues in Practice
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Understanding Mental Health Care: Critical Issues in Practice


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Mental Health Nursing

April 2018 | 184 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

‘This book belongs on the bookshelf of everyone with a personal or professional interest in mental health. Roberts addresses the subjects that are troubling professionals across the globe, providing a sound theoretical base on which a professional viewpoint can be formed. Complex concepts are presented in a simple way, enabling readers at all stages to grasp difficult and often radical ideas quickly and easily.’ - Tony Barlow, Birmingham City University, UK

This dynamic book provides a critical overview of current issues in mental health practice. It offers concrete guidance on navigating and evaluating different approaches to mental health care, giving crucial space to approaches which put the service user at the heart of care provision and recovery.

Tackling the complex and challenging, Understanding Mental Health:

  • Guides students through the landscape of mental health care through detailed case studies that situate practice and bring theory to life
  • Provides a thorough introduction to critical issues through sign-posted chapter aims, concept summaries and activities

For mental health professionals, students undertaking a professional mental health qualification, and nursing students studying mental health.

 
Chapter 1: Critical issues in mental health care
 
Chapter 2: Causes of Mental Distress
 
Chapter 3: Psychiatric Diagnosis
 
Chapter 4: Psychiatric Drugs
 
Chapter 5: Psychological Therapies
 
Chapter 6: Service user-survivor involvement
 
Chapter 7: Recovery

‘This book belongs on the bookshelf of everyone with a personal or professional interest in mental health. Roberts addresses the subjects that are troubling professionals across the globe, providing a sound theoretical base on which a professional viewpoint can be formed. Complex concepts are presented in a simple way, enabling readers at all stages to grasp difficult and often radical ideas quickly and easily.’

Tony Barlow, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Birmingham City University, UK

Anyone who has an interest in mental heatlh should have this book.

Mrs Philomena Hughes
Higher Education, Blackburn College
January 14, 2019

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