Category list : Personality disorders
Stories with this category.
A nurse in a psychologists' environmentSubscription
In his multi-faceted and non-traditional role, nurse therapist Clyde Wright is helping to improve mental health care, and particularly the treatment offered to individuals with personality disorders
'Nursing is much more fulfilling if you challenge yourself, keep learning and keep moving'Subscription
“I enjoy the challenge of joining new services and making sense out of the chaos,” specialist clinician, Shirley Nicholls tells me with a laugh. As we talk, it becomes clear that becoming involved with new projects and services has sparked her interest throughout her nearly 30-year nursing career.
A nurse-led pathway to treat self-harm injuriesSubscription
Challenges of attending accident and emergency units with patients presenting with minor injuries caused by self-harm were overcome via a nurse-led care pathway
This review looked at the effectiveness of psychological therapies in treating borderline personality disorder
How can we prevent patients with borderline personality disorder being seen as “just difficult”?Subscription
What do you think?
Management of borderline personality disorderSubscription
People with borderline personality disorder may benefit from a guided formulation approach to care. It can help them to understand and manage their condition
An inclusive approach to personality disordersSubscription
Awareness of personality disorder is limited in both mental health and multi-agency services. A strategy was developed to improve care for people with this condition.
Psychiatric patients with “dangerous and severe” personality disorders will be moved from secure hospitals to prisons under government plans, a report has revealed.
Nurses take the lead in setting up an innovative service for people with personality disorderSubscription
People with personality disorder were often seen as revolving door patients but a service has cut hospital stays, reduced medication and increased independence