Mental Health Liaison

By Stephen Regel, MAPGDip, PGCE, Cert, Behav, Psych, RMN and Dave Roberts, MSc, RMN, RGN
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  • The first book to provide critical overview and definition of the mental health liaison role
  • Seminal text bringing together leading practising clinicians who share their experiences and expertise.
  • Provides explanation and guidance on core skills and therapeutic approaches
  • Explores how the liaison role can be developed in a range of different practice settings
  • Practical and practice focused handbook - examples and case studies provided throughout
Liaison mental health nursing is emerging as a significant role encompassing core skills which can be developed within a range of different settings with different client groups. This is the first book which attempts to clarify the role itself and the core skills which it requires, as well as exploring how it has developed within different acute and general settings.
ISBN 9780702025259
Author Informaiton By Stephen Regel, MAPGDip, PGCE, Cert, Behav, Psych, RMN, Senior Behavioural Psychotherapist and Director, Centre for Trauma Studies & Traumatic Stress Service, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, UK and Dave Roberts, MSc, RMN, RGN, Senior Lecturer in Cancer Care, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
Published Reviews "There are few genuine inovators in mental health nursing but Dave Roberts is one of them. He has probably done more to develop the role of the mental health liason nurse than anyone else in the UK.
This book, edited jointly with Stephen Regel, is a long awaited addition to the limited literature on the subject. It is also the first of its kind to be written by UK nurses ." Chris Hart, Nursing Times April 30th Vol. 98 No. 18
Table of Content Preface. Section 1: The Basis for Practice. Introduction - realising the promise of liaison mental health care. Working models for practice. Liaison mental health nursing: an overview of its development and current practice. Liaison mental health nursing in community and primary care settings. Section 2: Generic approaches to assessment and intervention. Deliberate self-harm. Mental health liaison in cancer care. Liaison mental health nursing with HIV and AIDS. Section 3: Cognitive Behavioural approaches. Cardiac rehabilitation. Chronic fatigue syndrome. Psychological approaches to body image disturbance. Post-traumatic stress disorder. Staff support and clinical supervision in critical care.
Publication Date 21-02-2002
Pages 352
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