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Common mental disorders

Helen Waldock and Patrick Callaghan.

in Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Psychiatry. 12169 words.

This chapter introduces the common mental disorders that practitioners are most likely to encounter in practice. It provides a summary of the ICD-10 and a detailed discussion of the...

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Culture

Patrick Callaghan and Edward McCann.

in Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Psychiatry. 2136 words.

Service users’ cultural heritage, background, and orientation influence their values, beliefs, and behaviour, which in turn influence how they react to and represent health and illness...

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Essential mental health nursing skills

Patrick Callaghan, Madeline O’Carroll, Richard Gray, Dan Bressington, Helen Waldock, Ben Hannigan and Peter Ryan.

in Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Psychiatry. 11391 words.

This chapter describes core skills, practice issues, and delivery models for safe and effective mental health nursing care. Core skills are those that mental health nurses will be expected...

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Evidence-based mental health nursing

Patrick Callaghan.

in Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Psychiatry. 5388 words.

This chapter highlights the importance of basing mental health nursing on the best available and best possible evidence, where this evidence exists. In addition to introducing the concept...

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Interventions

Madeline O’Carroll, Allison Tennant, Helen Waldock, Dave Richards, Rosemary Russell, Catherine Gamble, Paul Hammersley, Iain Ryrie, Jan Murray, Patrick Callaghan, Chris Flood, Jean Morrissey, Jane Alexander, Lynny Turner and Marie Armstrong.

in Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Psychiatry. 11615 words.

This chapter outlines the origins and main features of mental health interventions that are commonly used in practice. An intervention is considered to be any aspect of care for which...

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Introduction to mental health nursing

Patrick Callaghan, Helen Waldock and Dave Richards.

in Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Psychiatry. 9135 words.

This chapter describes core skills, practice issues, and delivery models for safe and effective mental health nursing care. Core skills are those that mental health nurses will be expected...

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Leadership

Androulla Johnstone, Cathe Gaskell, Androulla Johnstone, Len Bowers, Alan Simpson, Dave Richards, Edward McCann, Patrick Callaghan and Tina Coldham.

in Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Psychiatry. 6990 words.

Mental health nursing should inspire, support, and create the conditions under which people will flourish. To improve patient experience and sustain recovery-based outcomes, nurses must...

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Liaison mental health services

Sarah Eales.

in Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Psychiatry. 2923 words.

This chapter describes the importance of liaison mental health services (LMHS) in acute healthcare settings as a means of ensuring that mental health and well-being are addressed alongside...

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Medicines

Helen Waldock, Shameen Mir and Neil Brimblecombe.

in Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Psychiatry. 3901 words.

This chapter provides a brief account of the main medicines used in the treatment of mental health problems, including typical and atypical antipsychotics, antidepressants, medicines for...

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Older people

Soo Moore.

in Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Psychiatry. 2253 words.

This chapter outlines mental health disorders that are common in later life, how to adopt an age-sensitive approach to mental health nursing, and how to communicate with the older adult....

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