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The experience of nurses involved in delivering talk-based therapies

01 September 2010

Mental Health Practice

Feature

Mental health nurses have made transformational contributions to talk-based therapies in the UK. As specialised training in this field expands, some of them may...

Mental health problems in childhood and adolescence

07 December 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

The emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people is of fundamental importance. Unmet mental health needs during childhood lead to difficulties in...

Talk it through

14 October 2008

Nursing Standard

Feature

Black and minority ethnic people often have no access to talking therapies or counselling.

Non-pharmacological treatments for patients with depression

16 October 2013

Nursing Standard

CPD

Depression is a common mental health disorder. People with physical health problems are at increased risk of depression, which adversely affects quality of life,...

Using cognitive behavioural therapy in individuals with intellectual disability

05 March 2020

Learning Disability Practice

mental health

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has become established as a method for treating psychological disorders experienced by the general population, with considerable...

Role of non-specialist nurses in supporting people who misuse drugs

23 April 2020

Nursing Standard

mental health

In their practice, nurses are likely to encounter people who misuse drugs, but they may find it daunting to support these patients. While specialist drug treatment...

Psychological interventions in obsessive compulsive disorder

20 August 2014

Nursing Standard

CPD

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common mental health problem associated with poor quality of life, impaired functioning and increased risk of suicide....