Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2014

720 Pages

10.9 x 8.3 inches

ISBN: 9780195522242

Bookseller Code (05)

Mental Health Nursing: Dimensions of Praxis

Second Edition

Edited by Karen-leigh Edward, Ian Munro, and Anthony Welch

  • Four new chapters-Physical and Mental Health, Creative Arts Therapy, Prevention and Management of Clients' 'Aggression', and Working with Vulnerable Communities: People from Refugee Backgrounds.
  • 'Critical Reflection' boxes encourage students to reflect on ways of behaving and thinking in nursing practice.
  • 'Case Studies' help to prepare students for real-world practice by providing descriptive characterisations of consumers, with assessment, planning and treatment guidance.
  • 'Nursing Care Plans' provide an outline of how care can be provided to consumers using the nursing process (Assessment, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation).
  • Content aligns with the recently released DSM-5.

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