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Using the Newcastle Model to understand people whose behaviour challenges in dementia care

02 March 2015

Nursing Older People

CPD

National guidance for working with people whose behaviour challenges in dementia care suggests that a psychosocial approach should be the first-line intervention....

Promoting mental and physical health in adults with psychosis

24 July 2013

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Psychosis is an umbrella term for a range of mental health problems characterised by hallucinations, delusions, and/or becoming inactive or withdrawn. This article...

Assessing and managing communication needs in people with serious mental illness

25 June 2018

Nursing Standard

Mental health

Effective communication is essential to maintain mental health and resilience. Communication can be challenging for people who experience serious mental illness...

Role of nurses in alcohol screening and treatment interventions

04 July 2018

Nursing Standard

Mental health

Alcohol consumption can be a positive factor in many people’s social lives, but for some individuals it may cause associated harm to their health. Alcohol...

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease part 2: non-pharmacological therapy

22 April 2015

Nursing Standard

CPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common, progressive and disabling disease that causes significant burden to patients, their families, and the NHS....

Managing fatigue in adults with multiple sclerosis

24 June 2015

Nursing Standard

CPD

Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms experienced by people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and has a significant effect on all aspects of daily living and on...

Psychological interventions in obsessive compulsive disorder

20 August 2014

Nursing Standard

CPD

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common mental health problem associated with poor quality of life, impaired functioning and increased risk of suicide....
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