Mental Health Practice , 2nd Edition

Author
By Peter N Watkins, MEd, RMN, RNT, DipN, Dip Hum Psych
ISBN
9780750688819
Publication Date
05-12-2008
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· The first in-depth exploration of the intentional use of self in mental health care and its significance in the recovery journey, extensively updated
· New content on action research, eco-psychology and organisational culture
· Story boxes illustrating key themes in compassionate care
· Self-enquiry boxes engaging readers in reflective practice
· A primer on humanistic psychology and its relevance to mental health care.
"Mental Health Practice: a guide to compassionate care" examines the relationship between mental health professionals and people using services during the recovery process. The disabling distress experienced by many people with mental health problems is viewed from a holistic, person-centred perspective with the road to recovery being seen as the result of true collaboration between professionals and service users.

Key Features
  • The first in-depth exploration of the intentional use of self in mental health care and its significance in the recovery journey, extensively updated
  • New content on action research, eco-psychology and organisational culture
  • Story boxes illustrating key themes in compassionate care
  • Self-enquiry boxes engaging readers in reflective practice
  • A primer on humanistic psychology and its relevance to mental health care
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780750688819
Author Informaiton By Peter N Watkins, MEd, RMN, RNT, DipN, Dip Hum Psych, Mental Health Nurse with the East Suffolk Outreach Team, Local Health Partnerships NHS Trust, Ipswich, UK; Formerly Senior Lecturer in Mental Health at Suffolk College, Ipswich, UK
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Published Reviews "This second edition has much new content relevant for today's mental health services. Particular tribute is paid to the strengths of people who use mental health services and to their rights to determine the nature of their recovery journey."
Mental Health Practice, October 2009, Vol. 13, No. 2
E-SBN 9780702040801
Imprint Butterworth-Heinemann
Publication Date 05-12-2008
Pages 280
Trim 189x246
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