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Being Seen and Heard: The needs of children of parents with mental illness (Video and CD)

01 October 2004

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

Wow! What a wonderful video! For anyone interested in the needs of parents with mental illness and their children, this is a must. Made by mental health and social...

Depressive Illness: The curse of the strong

01 September 2006

Mental Health Practice

Resources

The dramatic title of this book made me suspect I would not like it and the hearty style of writing was not initially attractive. However, the direct language and...

Without You: Children and young people growing up with loss and its effects

01 October 2006

Mental Health Practice

Resources

The author worked as national head of psychological services in the Israeli Ministry of Defence for 25 years and has an interest in bereavement and adjustment to...

Psycho- pharmacology handbook for the non-medically trained

01 May 2007

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

The author of Psycho-pharmacology Handbook for the Non-Medically Trained is a professor and dean of school of social work in the US. American medical and social work...

Family therapy

01 December 2004

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

I liked this book. Though I am not a family therapist, like most mental health nurses I try to bear in mind the family relationships of individuals I’m working with....

‘Just look at my face’: co-production of a positive behavioural support plan

21 March 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

Service-user involvement is important in learning disability services. Historically, professionals have struggled to involve service users fully in their care, and...

Functions of non-suicidal self-injury in prisoners with mental health diagnoses

21 June 2018

Mental Health Practice

thematic analysis

Aim To gain accounts of the functions of self-harm in a sample of adult male prisoners with mental health difficulties and to learn what they believed would help...

Implementing positive behavioural support in a forensic psychiatric intensive care unit: addressing the barriers

17 July 2018

Mental Health Practice

positive behavioural support

Positive behavioural support (PBS) is a non-aversive, preventive approach to behavioural management. The use of proactive approaches such as PBS has been suggested...
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