Why is mental health nursing often challenging to define?
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Why is mental health nursing often challenging to define?

Stephen Jones RCN professional lead, Mental health

We are mental health nurses. We are not psychiatric nurses, but sometimes our roles align more with the pathological understanding of mental illness. We are not psychology nurses, yet we may align more with the psychological interpretation of mental health.

Mental Health Practice. 26, 2, 5-5. doi: 10.7748/mhp.26.2.5.s1

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