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Assessment in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing : In Search of the  Whole Person - Philip Barker

Assessment in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

In Search of the Whole Person

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Published: 21st July 2004
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New material includes person-centred assessment and care planning. Emphasis is placed on the ethical and legal dimensions of assessment. New sections on culture and culturally-appropriate assessment and care planning have been added. Describes the methods and outcomes from inital contact and history taking, through assessment of progress and finally onto discharge and referral. Vital to psychiatric and Mental Health nurses in hospital and the community.

Preface Part One: The Nature Of Psychosocial Assessment 1. Assessment: The Analysis Of The Obvious 2. The Interview: Purposeful Conversation 3. The History: Disentangling The Web 4. An Overview Of Assessment Methods Part Two: Some Specific Applications 5. Anxiety: The Rust Of Life 6. Mood: The Sickness Of The Soul 7. Risk: The Need For Emotional Security 8. Relationships: Crises Of The Self And Others 9. Psychosis: Tales From The Underworld 10. The Environment: Boundaries Of The Self Part Three: In Search Of The Whole Person 11. Moral And Ethical Issues In Assessment 12. The Whole Person: Reality And Challenges 13. The Holistic Assessment: Dreams And Possibilities Appendix A: The Research Development Of Assessment Instruments Appendix B: Psychosocial Assessment: A Selective Biography index

Preface Part One: The Nature Of Psychosocial Assessment 1. Assessment: The Analysis Of The Obvious 2. The Interview: Purposeful Conversation 3. The History: Disentangling The Web 4. An Overview Of Assessment Methods Part Two: Some Specific Applications 5. Anxiety: The Rust Of Life 6. Mood: The Sickness Of The Soul 7. Risk: The Need For Emotional Security 8. Relationships: Crises Of The Self And Others 9. Psychosis: Tales From The Underworld 10. The Environment: Boundaries Of The Self Part Three: In Search Of The Whole Person 11. Moral And Ethical Issues In Assessment 12. The Whole Person: Reality And Challenges 13. The Holistic Assessment: Dreams And Possibilities Appendix A: The Research Development Of Assessment Instruments Appendix B: Psychosocial Assessment: A Selective Biography index

ISBN: 9780748778010
ISBN-10: 0748778012
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 440
Published: 21st July 2004
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 15.6 x 23.3  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.6
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised