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Mental Health Nursing

News and practice for mental health nurses

Using Indian head massage to aid recovery

Using Indian head massage to aid recovery Subscription Required

21-Jun-2013

Providing Indian head message to inpatients in an acute mental health unit had physical and psychological effects, and also improved the atmosphere on the ward

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Do zero tolerance policies deskill nurses?

Do zero tolerance policies deskill nurses? Subscription Required

30-Jan-2014

A zero tolerance approach to violence and aggression has been widely adopted in healthcare but health professionals must be flexible in how they tackle such situations

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Recognition and treatment of social anxiety disorder

Recognition and treatment of social anxiety disorder

10-Jan-2014

New guidance from NICE on social anxiety disorder aims to reduce delays in diagnosis and treatment, and to improve the quality of life of people with the disorder

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Pathway to reduce premature death after self-harm

Pathway to reduce premature death after self-harm

5-Aug-2013

Health professionals who are assessing and treating people who self-harm should be aware of, and pay close attention to, associated physical disorders

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Recognition and treatment of social anxiety disorder

Recognition and treatment of social anxiety disorder

10-Jan-2014

New guidance from NICE on social anxiety disorder aims to reduce delays in diagnosis and treatment, and to improve the quality of life of people with the disorder

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RSS feed for Child and adolescent mental health

Child and adolescent mental health

Nursing: Decision-making Skills for Practice

Nursing: Decision-making Skills for Practice

24-Apr-2014

‘I would recommend this book to student nurses who want to develop their decision making skills.’

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'It's okay if you can't always be strong, even if you're working in mental health'

The 'ordinary people' need to talk too

Mental health branch student editor, Katie, deals with the after effects of ‘coming out’ about her own mental health needs and finds much-appreciated support from her peers

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Dignity in care

Research indicates that there are eight main factors that promote dignity in care. Each of these contributes to a person’s sense of self respect, and they should all be present in care.

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