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Hearing voices – and proud of it

01 April 2004

Mental Health Practice

General

The benefit of setting up groups aimed specifically at people who hear voices was originally identified following research carried out in Holland by Professor Marius...

Using family work to support an Asian man coping with psychosis

01 June 2010

Mental Health Practice

Feature

This article describes an Asian family in which one member experienced a psychotic illness. Family work was used to enhance the family’s knowledge of illness and...

Hope, help and recovery

01 May 2008

Mental Health Practice

General

This is the story of the journey involved in undertaking a first-time presentation at the 13th Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research (NPNR) conference in Oxford....

Reflections on the role of clinical manager in implementing change

01 September 2010

Mental Health Practice

Feature

This article explores the nature of early intervention services (EIS) generally and the Worcestershire EIS in particular. Consideration of the development of the...

How to work with psychosis in a client’s own environment

07 November 2012

Mental Health Practice

Feature

The use of psychological approaches by community assertive outreach teams has generally meant a move away from traditional clinic-based therapy sessions with people...

Improving quality of life for adolescents with psychosis

01 April 2010

Mental Health Practice

Feature

Psychosis is a symptom of serious mental illness that is usually associated with adult life, but a significant group of people develop it in adolescence. Psychosis...

Using live supervision to deliver family intervention training

01 June 2013

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Family psychosocial interventions are recommended as first-line treatments to reduce stress in families that have a member experiencing psychotic illness. Clinical...

Computer-based education for patients with psychosis

05 April 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To evaluate the use of a computer-delivered psycho-education programme which tries to improve patients’ knowledge and understanding of psychosis. Method The...

Recognising and responding to adolescents with mental illness

01 November 2004

Primary Health Care

General

Early recognition and treatment of mental illness have grown in significance following research findings, specifically in schizophrenia, that conclude the earlier a...

A systematic review of adherence to masculinity in men with psychosis

19 February 2019

Mental Health Practice

literature review

Background Men experiencing psychotic phenomena may struggle with adherence to masculinity norms, but the evidence base has received little attention. Aim To review...