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The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing


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Mental health
Iain Ryrie and Ian Norman

Mental disorder
Iain Ryrie and Ian Norman

Future directions in mental health promotion and public mental health
Lynne Friedli

Mental health nursing: origins and traditions
Ian Norman and Iain Ryrie

Recovery and social inclusion
Rachel Perkins and Julie Repper



The policy and service context of mental health nursing
Andrew McCulloch and Richard Ford

Law and ethics of mental health nursing
Philip Fennell, Toby Williamson and Victoria Yeates

Functional teams and whole systems
Steve Onyett

Service improvement
Jean Penny and Iain Ryrie



Iain Ryrie and Ian Norman

Assessing and managing risk
Steve Morgan and Andrew Wetherell

Modern milieus: psychiatric inpatient treatment in the 21st century
Anne Aiyegbusi and Kingsley Norton

Strategies for living and lifestyle options
Alison Faulkner and Iain Ryrie

Psychosocial interventions
Catherine Gamble and Iain Ryrie

Physical health care and serious mental illness
Debbie Robson and Richard Gray

Richard Gray, Daniel Bressington and Howard Chadwick

Complementary and alternative therapies
Hagen Rampes and Karen Pilkington



The person with a perceptual disorder
Geoff Brennan

The person with an affective/mood disorder
Sue Gurney

The person with an anxiety disorder
Phil Confue

The person with an eating disorder
Chris Prestwood

The person with co-existing mental health and substance misuse problems ('dual diagnosis')
Cheryl Kipping

Mental health problems in childhood and adolescence
Robin Basu and Jane Padmore

The person with dementia
John Keady, Sean Page and Kevin Hope

Forensic mental health care
Stephan Kirby and Graham Durcan

The person with a personality disorder
Heather Castillo



Engaging clients in their care and treatment
Marc Thurgood

Problems, goals and care planning
Lina Gega

Karina Lovell and Judith Gellatly

Behavioural techniques
Lina Gega

Cognitive techniques
Lina Gega

Medication management to concordance
Sue Gurney

Therapeutic management of aggression and violence
Susan Sookoo

Nursing people who self-harm or are suicidal
Ian Noonan



Future directions: taking recovery into society
Ian Norman and Iain Ryrie

About the Author

Ian Norman is Professor of Nursing and Inter-disciplinary Care at King's College London. He is a social scientist who is also a qualified mental health, learning disability and general nurse and social worker. Most of his clinical practice has been as a mental health nurse and he maintains his clinical skills currently through attachment to the psychological treatment unit at the Maudsley Hospital, London. He has an extensive publication record including many articles in academic and professional journals and three previous books. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Nursing Studies. Iain Ryrie has worked in the mental health field since 1983 and has delivered a varied portfolio of research, evaluation and practice development since 1990. He has held senior operational and R&D positions in NHS Trusts, academic departments and charitable Foundations, and has published extensively for both national and international audiences. Iain works currently as a health care research consultant for Tribal Group Plc.

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