Search query:

Filter by date

Results 1 - 10 of 17 Search Tips

Spirituality and learning disabilities: are they compatible?

01 January 2001

Learning Disability Practice

Continuing professional development

This article examines the concept of spirituality and its relationship with people with learning disabilities. It examines how ideas about spirituality and people's...

Food and mood

01 November 2000

Learning Disability Practice

CPD

A number of specific nutrients and other active substances in foods are thought to have a direct impact on mood. Carol Ottley explores the evidence linking food with...

Food and mood

01 December 2000

Mental Health Practice

CPD

A number of specific nutrients and other active substances in foods are thought to have a direct impact on mood. Carol Ottley explores the evidence linking food with...

The role of hope for relatives of critically ill patients: a review of the literature

22 September 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

If nurses are going to be able to help relatives meet their need for hope, they must first develop a better understanding of the concept and what it means for...

Bereavement care: seeing the body

26 March 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Background Generally, it is now accepted that the long-term outcomes are better for those who are able to see the body of a loved one as it helps people who are...

Understanding the arousal of anger:a patient-centred approach

31 May 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The aim of this article is to enable reflection on practice by exploring a nurse-patient scenario and identifying what factors trigger anger and aggressive...

The mental health needs of patients in physical care settings

05 September 2001

Nursing Standard

CPD

Mental health problems are frequently seen in physical care settings. The author gives an overview of different types of psychological illness and discusses...

Understanding the arousal of anger: a patient-centred approach

25 May 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The aim of this article is to enable reflection on practice by exploring a nurse-patient scenario and identifying what factors trigger anger and aggressive...

Exploring self-awareness in mental health practice

13 November 2008

Mental Health Practice

CPD

Self-awareness is integral to the development of mental health practitioners. This article defines the concept and considers how it can be nurtured, particularly in...

Moving beyond mechanism: developments in cognitive and behavioural approaches to theory and practice of therapy

01 May 2007

Mental Health Practice

General

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is often viewed as a homogenous approach to the understanding and treatment of human distress and has been criticised as a...