Mosby's Pocketbook of Mental Health

Mosby's Pocketbook of Mental Health

By Eimear Muir-Cochrane, Chair of Nursing (Mental Health Nursing), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University; Patricia Barkway, RN, CMHN, BA Syd, MSc (PHC) Flin, FACMHN, Associate Dean (International Programs), Senior Lecturer, Stream Coordinator Mental Health Nursing Programs Flinders University and Debra Nizette, RN, MHN, DipAppSc(NrEd), BAppSc(Nursing), MNrSt, FRCNA, FACMHN, Mental Health Nurse Advisor, Office of the Chief Nurse, Queensland Health, QLD

Chapter 1: Working in a recovery framework

Chapter 2: Essentials for mental health practice

Chapter 3: Mental state assessment

Chapter 4: Culture and mental health

Chapter 5: Common mental illnesses and associated disorders

Chapter 6: Psychiatric emergencies

Chapter 7: Managing medications

Chapter 8: Contemporary talking therapies

Chapter 9: Co-occurring medical problems

Chapter 10: Loss and grief

Chapter 11: Law and ethics

Chapter 12: Settings for mental healthcare



App 1: Surviving clinical placement

App 2: Working with people with challenging behaviours

App 3: Prescription abbreviations

App 4: Top 10 tips for people taking psychiatric medication

Further reading and resources