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Psychology for Nursing and Healthcare Professionals

Psychology for Nursing and Healthcare Professionals
Developing Compassionate Care

First Edition

June 2016 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Focusing in particular on compassionate care, this practical textbook covers all aspects of psychology relevant to nursing and healthcare students. 

Key features include:

  • Coverage of the most important core psychology concepts for students, directly linked to relevant practice contexts.
  • Case studies and scenarios from service users, carers, students and practitioners to help readers relate theory to practice.
  • Reflective activities to develop critical thinking with outline answers at the end of each chapter.
  • A glossary with definitions of key terms to further understanding.
Chapter 1 Introduction to Psychological Theory
Chapter 2 Lifespan development
Chapter 3 Understanding suffering
Chapter 4 Compassionate care - Janet Scammell
Chapter 5 Person centred approaches - Sue Barker & Janet Scammell
Chapter 6 The Care Practitioner - Sue Barker & Gareth Morgan
Chapter 7 Therapeutic Relationships - Sue Barker & Hamed Al Battashi
Chapter 8 Emotional Intelligence - Sue Barker, Beverley Johnson, Andrew Santos
Chapter 9 Emotional labour
Chapter 10 Maintaining a culture of compassionate care - Sue Barker & Gemma Stacey-Emile

This is a great book that offers a good insight into the complexities of mental health

Mrs Maxine Cromar-Hayes
Faculty of Health and Sciences, Staffordshire University
December 5, 2016

a useful resource for all students

Mrs Linda Robson
Faculty of Health & Social Care, Edge Hill University
October 17, 2016

holistic and comprehensive

Ms Heike Griffiths
School of Social Justice and Inclusion, University of Wales Trinity SaintDavid
August 26, 2016

Easy to read text book which applies psychology to nursing practice. This is an essential text book for all students studying this module.

Mrs Felicity Page
School of Sport, Health & Outdoor Ed, University of Wales, Trinity St David
July 28, 2016

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