A Pocket Guide to Risk Assessment and Management in Mental Health

Author: Chris Hart
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134459017
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Risk assessment and risk management are top of every mental health trust’s agenda. This concise and easy-to-read book provides an informative and practical guide to the process of undertaking a risk assessment, arriving at a formulation and then developing a risk management plan. Covering everything a practitioner may have to think about when undertaking risk assessments in an accessible, logical form, the book includes practice recommendations rooted in the latest theory and evidence base. Attractively presented, plentiful clinical tip boxes, tables, diagrams and case examples make it easy to identify key information. Samples of authentic dialogue demonstrate ways in which to formulate questions and think about complex problems with the person being assessed. A series of accompanying films, professionally made and based on actual case studies, are available on a companion website, further illustrate key risk assessment and management skills. This accessible guidebook is designed for all mental health professionals, and professionals-in-training. It will also be a useful reference for healthcare practitioners who regularly come into contact with people experiencing mental health problems.

Essentials of Mental Health Nursing

Author: Karen Wright
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526418207
Format: PDF, Docs
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This groundbreaking textbook provides Mental Health nursing students with the essential knowledge needed to deliver truly person-centred and compassionate care. It also adopts the latest approaches to mental health care by focusing on positive recovery and exploring both the bio-medical and psycho-social approaches.

Psychosocial Assessment in Mental Health

Author: Steve Trenoweth
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526421526
Format: PDF, Docs
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Psychosocial and holistic approaches to assessment have become a central feature of modern mental health care. This practical and comprehensive book guides students through the theory and practice of psychosocial assessments to help them integrate the data as preparation for the effective planning of treatment and interventions. Key features: step-by-step guide on how to undertake each stage of the assessment process in practice clinical staff and service users voices describing their experiences of the process end of chapter exercises reflections and considerations for practice This is essential reading for pre-registration nursing students and mental health professionals.

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Suicide Assessment and Management

Author: Robert I. Simon
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 1585624144
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This new edition of Textbook of Suicide Assessment and Management follows the natural sequence of events in evaluating and treating patients: assessment, major mental disorders, treatment, treatment settings, special populations, special topics, prevention, and the aftermath of suicide.

The Pocketbook Guide To Mental Health Act Assessments

Author: Claire Barcham
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335245080
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This pocketbook for Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHP) is a useful guide, not only for social workers but also those in the social care profession considering a route into AMHP and doctors. It provides a quick reference tool for helping to conduct assessments and implement decisions quickly.

Pocket Guide to Crisis Intervention

Author: Albert R Roberts
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199724789
Format: PDF, ePub
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Crisis workers make split-second decisions every day that affect the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and entire communities. They support and guide people through health diagnoses, bankruptcies, sexual assaults, deaths of loved ones, suicide attempts, and natural or man-made disasters from the front lines. While professions vary from mental health professionals, emergency responders, educators, business managers or volunteers such as suicide hotline workers, all have a common and urgent need for a rapid reference that covers every type of traumatic event they may be asked to respond to in the course of an unpredictable and highly stressful day. The Pocket Guide to Crisis Intervention is a complete crisis toolkit, a trusted resource to consult on the fly, packed with easy-to-follow, step-by-step evidence-based protocols for responding effectively to a broad range of traumatic events. Checklists, bullets, and boxes highlight symptoms & warning signs and provide action plans, do's & don'ts, and screening & assessment questions. The open layout and two-color design make this pocket guide as visually appealing as it practical, ensuring at-a-glance lookup of the essentials of managing the most common types of crisis. More than just a collection of action lists, though, this pocket guide explains theories and models in clear, jargon-free language, offering tips for clinical practice, treatment planning, referrals, and coordinating services as needed. It can be used as a field manual for seasoned professionals or as a training tool for new recruits and practitioners seeking to sharpen their skills.

Management of Clinical Depression and Anxiety

Author: Clinical Psychologist Consultant Honorary Research Professor of Clinical Health and Educational Psychology Maggie Watson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019049185X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Management of Clinical Depression and Anxiety provides a brief set of clinical guidelines for handling clinical depression and anxiety in cancer patients. Using a practical toolkit format, this volume covers a variety of topics including: assessment methods, treatment methods, psychiatric emergencies and disorders, policies, service and ethical issues, confidentiality, and communication issues. Self-assessment quizzes round out each chapter, and the volume concludes with an appendix of patient screening tools. Part of the Psycho-oncology Care: Companion Guides for Clinicians series, this highly readable, concise pocket guide is an ideal resource for oncology clinicians and mental health professionals training in psycho-oncology to use as a quick reference in everyday practice.

Concise Guide to Assessment and Management of Violent Patients

Author: Kenneth Tardiff
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9780880483445
Format: PDF
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Clinicians encounter violent patients in any treatment setting -- from private offices and medical units to psychiatric inpatient units. Written by one of the foremost experts on violence, the second edition of this concise, practical guide provides psychiatry residents, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals with vital information required to manage potentially violent patients. Considerably updated, this book contains current information on psychopharmacology and the management of violent patients, an expanded section on the safety of clinicians, and a new section on how to deal with threats of violence to the clinician. This guide will be especially useful and relevant to psychiatric residents, given the number of violent patients they encounter.

Mosby s Review Questions for the NCLEX RN Exam E Book

Author: Patricia M. Nugent
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323079938
Format: PDF
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This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Prepare for exam success with Mosby's Review Questions for the NCLEX-RN® Examination! Over 5,000 exam-style practice questions help you assess your strengths and weaknesses, develop test-taking skills, and reduce your test anxiety. Written by testing experts Patricia M. Nugent, Phyllis K. Pelikan, Judith S. Green, and Barbara A. Vitale, this book makes review easy by organizing material into the core clinical areas of medical-surgical nursing, mental health, maternity, and pediatrics. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answers, and alternate item format questions ensure that you're prepared for the latest version of the exam. Convenient organization by core clinical area, body system, and disorders makes it easy for students to select the practice questions they prefer. More than 3,000 questions in the book Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers explain the reasoning behind each answer option. Alternate item format questions include fill-in-the-blank, multiple response, drag and drop prioritizing, chart/exhibit, and hot spot (figure/illustration) enhance students' critical thinking skills. Three practice modes -- study, quiz, and exam Coverage of new content on the 2010 NCLEX-RN test plan prepares your students for the exam with the most up-to-date information. An increase to over 300 alternate item format questions provides additional practice with these important critical thinking questions. 12 chart/exhibit alternate item format questions introduce students to the newest alternate item format type. Coverage of new content on the 2010 NCLEX-RN test plan prepares you for the exam with the most up-to-date information. An increase to over 300 alternate item format questions provides additional practice with these important critical thinking questions. 12 chart/exhibit alternate item format questions introduce the newest alternate item format type.

Rapid Psychiatry

Author: Clare Oakley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118294181
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This pocket guide is a must for all clinical medical students and junior doctors and provides an excellent revision tool in the run-up to exams. It is also perfect for when working on the psychiatric attachment, as it covers many of the conditions encountered on the wards, in clinics, and in general practice. Now thoroughly updated, it includes new sections on Neuropsychiatry, the Psychiatry of Learning Disability, Forensic Psychiatry, and Psychotherapy, as well as common disorders, their assessment and their treatment. Featuring the key points of the Mental Health Act, along with a glossary of terms, Rapid Psychiatry is the ideal refresher, covering just the basic relevant facts.