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Management of schizophrenia

01 June 1999

Mental Health Practice

Management of schizophrenia

This article provides an overview of the management of schizophrenia, including both the pharmacological and psychosocial treatment of this disabling disease

Handbook of Assessment and Treatment Planning for Psychological Disorders

01 September 2002

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

While this is not a book to recommend for purchase or indeed for reading by the vast majority of mental health nurses, it is, nevertheless, a most important...

Research renaissance

01 May 2004

Mental Health Practice

Research

For many years, there have been criticisms that the research conducted does not address the questions that are relevant to day-to-day clinical practice and that...

Overcoming Anxiety Self-Help Course (3 parts)

01 March 2007

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

This book is part of a series of treatment manuals that sets out to provide self-help using evidence based (largely CBT) techniques. As with the other texts in the...

How to master anxiety

01 June 2007

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

I suppose that this book is testament to the fact that anxiety, being a ubiquitous phenomenon, will always be the focus for new books. This is particularly so in the...

Cognitive behavioural therapy explained

01 February 2008

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

This book is an introductory text that provides an overview of cognitive behaviour therapy and is set out in three sections. The first is a background to cognitive...

Overcoming worry

01 November 2010

Mental Health Practice

Opinion

MANY OF the ‘Overcoming’ self-help guides for common mental health problems have been recommended by the Department of Health as part of its ‘books on prescription’...

Beat Panic and Anxiety: The complete guide to understanding and tackling anxiety disorders

01 February 2007

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

When I first saw this book, I thought, ‘the last thing we need is yet another self-help book on panic and anxiety – there are so many on the market’. However, just a...

American nurses find reasons to be cheerful

01 December 2009

Mental Health Practice

Analysis

THERE WAS a note of cautious optimism at this year’s annual conference of the American Psychiatric Nurses’ Association (APNA). The election of Barack Obama as...

Beat memory loss: the complete guide to making the most of your memory

01 April 2007

Mental Health Practice

Resources

This attractive little book was a very pleasurable read. First of all, it set out a very clear and easyto-follow (though scientifically robust) account of memory,...