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Therapeutic engagement

01 March 2006

Mental Health Practice

General

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a structured, problem-orientated therapy in which clients learn to identify and develop strategies to change maladaptive...

Trichotillomania

01 March 2001

Mental Health Practice

General

Hair is a vital and symbolic aspect of both our conscious and unconscious lives. Beautiful hair denotes vitality, sensuality, health and sexual potency. If we do not...

Empowerment, disempowerment and the care of older people

01 July 2001

Nursing Older People

General

This article will explore the impact of empowering and disempowering care on older people. In particular, it will consider the relational links between empowering...

Is advocacy at the heart of professional practice?

24 May 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article considers the meaning of advocacy and the various forms of advocacy in existence. The author discusses whether the nursing profession sees advocacy as...

Power and representation in nursing: a literature review

25 August 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The concepts of power and representation hold a particular significance for the nursing profession. Joanna Du Plat-Jones examines their effects for both nurses and...

Patient advocacy: a concept analysis

05 February 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To clarify the ill-defined concept of patient advocacy and develop a model. Method An eclectic concept analysis was used in the study. Results Results of the...

Information needs of patients with cancer

03 October 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To establish the amount of information patients were given at their initial diagnosis of cancer, what information was beneficial and if there were any individual...

risk assessment and epilepsy

01 April 2004

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

The primary aim of this article is to share a multidisciplinary model for risk assessment that has been developed by the authors. We will describe the process and...

Crisis resolution teams and the role of the service user development worker

01 March 2006

Mental Health Practice

Crisis resolution

Mental health crises and emergencies need rapid and effective intervention for the safety of patients, their carers and the general public. Yet the National Service...

Financial freedom

09 December 2008

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Two years ago, Bradford took part in a pilot project called Dynamite, the aim of which was to support the introduction of individual budgets (IBs) among young people...