The nurse works with children adults and elderly suffering from various types of mental health problems in their own homes in residential units or in private specialty hospitals and units. The work involves helping people to recover from their illness or reconcile with it to maximize their life potential. Delivering care using multidisciplinary patient-centred approach is the emerging challenge the nurse faces as the mind and body take centre stage together in illness more than ever. Recent advancements in the field of mental health and mental health nursing are making the nurses role even more challenging. These advancements are also expanding the role of the mental health nurse in various fields which can contribute to providing quality care. This book has been written to quickly review the subject in spite of its vast and abstract nature and as an excellent preparation material for examinations.

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Author(s)MT Thresia
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2012