This resource offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary critical overview of the effect of policy framework, organizational structures, economic issues and the principles of "good" practice in the provision of community services for people with serious mental health problems. Combines research evidence and practical illustrations of approaches and interventions with informed comment on their efficacy and implementation in routine clinical practice. Chapters include key points, case studies, questions for reflection and discussion and suggested further reading.
"This text will appeal to a wide professional audience owing to the breadth of the discussion; this does not, however, detract from the analytical and academic depth of the text." Nicole Clibbens, Clinical Effectiveness in Nursing is the rarest of commodities - a book that explains things clearly and manages not to patronise. It also succeeds in making the reader feel equipped, rather than demoralised. Contributes hugely to the debate, and is honest and thought-provoking." Kate Bones, Nursing Times, Vol 94, no 36, 1998
By Charles Brooker, PhD, MSc, BA(Hons), RMN, RNT, DipNEd, Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Health Visiting and Midwifery, University of Manchester; and Julie Repper, MPhil, BA (Hons), RMN, RGN, Research Fellow, School of Nursing, Health Visiting and Midwifery, University of Manchester, Manchesterrer, University of Nottingham, UK
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