Category list : Psychosis
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People with severe mental illness also have reduced life expectancy and diminished physical health. A review of research highlights how general nurses can better support this patient group
For many years the mental health issues of new fathers were ignored, but this is changing and awareness, assessment, recognition and treatment are improving
A new model of care for people with psychosis is currently being trialled in a number of countries. Called Open Dialogue, it aims to empower patients and families
Fast Facts: SchizophreniaSubscription
The strength of this book is its readability and the depth of knowledge provided by the authors.
Mental health services face “significant risks” in meeting new national waiting time targets, in particular due to a lack of understanding of the required number of staff, a report by the national audit body has found.
We talk to Georgie Relph, a community mental health nurse and care co-ordinator in an early intervention in psychosis team.
’This book would be of great interest to the general public, healthcare commissioners, policy makers and healthcare staff.’
Psychiatric Nursing (seventh edition) Subscription
‘This book would be useful for trainee nurses and nurses seeking to practice in the US.’
'How nursing shines brightest at night'Subscription
This week is my first set of nights working with the psychiatric assessment team in a general hospital.
“People who use marijuana may be more likely to develop pre-diabetes than those who have never smoked it,” The Independent reports, after a US study found a link between long-term cannabis use and pre-diabetes.