I have chosen the Strengths and difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ). The SDQ is completed at the start and end of each case that is referred to the service I work for. I have changed all names and omitted addresses for anonymity and patient confidentiality in accordance with the nursing and Midwifery C
Evaluate the role of the occupational therapist in supporting mental health service users through occupation-bases interventions and outcome measurement drawing illustrative examples from the group work case studies.
This assignment will evaluate the role of the occupational therapist in supporti
The assignment will discuss the importance of assessment in Mental Health nursing, focusing on a 54 year old lady suffering from major depression. The Department of Health (DoH, 2010) pointed out that depression is a disorder of mood and may be characterised by low mood and feelings of unhappiness,
‘Brief psychodynamic therapy aims at relief of the patient’s major current conflicts rather than at change of his/her personality structure.’ Evaluate this statement using theoretical perspectives that take into account traditional psychodynamic beliefs.
Psychodynamic therapy addresses
COUNSELLING THE PROBLEMATIC DRINKER FROM THE PERSON-CENTRED PERSPECTIVE WORD COUNT: 2749
The writer gives thanks to:
Paul, for caring enough to challenge; for always seeing their potential and facilitating movement towards it, even when the writer doesn’t see it themse
Barbara Klug Redman, PhD, RN,
FAAN, is Dean and Professor at the
Wayne State University College of
Nursing. She received her masters
and doctoral degrees at the University of Minnesota and her BSN at
South Dakota State University and a
second masters in bioe
NURS 2007-Therapeutic Relationships
* Probably the most disabling of the psychiatric disorder
* Is chronic and relapsing
* Is a syndrome or disease process of the brain that causes distorted and bizarre thoughts, perceptions, emotions, movements and beh
Discuss the challenges of a student nurse in establishing therapeutic engagement with service users; using clinical examples and theoretical frameworks to illustrate points of discussion.
Throughout this essay I will refer to myself as the Student nurse. The clinical
In this essay I will discuss a service user I encountered on recent practice placement who was referred to the hospital after she has been deteriorating in mental health and she has bipolar disorder. I am going to discuss the assessment and development of the care plan of the service user. The essay
The focus in mental health services is now firmly upon developing treatments and interventions that impact positively on the individual’s life situation, thereby increasing both self –management and determination and contributing to recovery. More recently, professional mental health practice ha
A critical reflective and analytical research based written conceptualisation and therapeutic plan for a common human problem in Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapy terms.
This essay has been particularly difficult for the writer to achieve due to the challenges they face in the transition from a P
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Non-pharmacological interventions in dementia Simon Douglas,
Proceedings of the 7th IASTED International Conference Biomedical Engineering (BioMED 2010) February 17 - 19, 2010 Innsbruck, Austria
FRAMEWORK FOR DEMENTIA QUALITY OF LIFE ASSESSMENT WITH ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY INTERVENTION
Carrie B Peterson, Neeli R Prasad, and Ramjee Prasad Center for TeleInFra
Major Assessment using Theories in a Practice Problem
Scientific Foundations for Nursing
Dr. Eric Anderson
August 10, 2013
Nursing is a science that may encompass other theories to support the research goal while eva
Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior
HOW ARE ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR PATTERNS METHODS OF ASSESSMENT 80–99 CLASSIFIED? 70–77 The Clinical Interview The DSM and Models of Abnormal Behavior Computerized Interviews Psychological Tests STANDARDS OF ASSESSMENT
Clinical Psychology Assignment
Evaluate the evidence for a psychological intervention for schizophrenia. Is there sufficient evidence to justify its use?
There are perhaps two main prongs to the development of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy as an intervention for schizophrenia, the first being
Schizophrenia is a disorder which affects about 1% of the world population, has a 10% suicide rate, an estimated $20 billion in lost productivity and $11.1 billion in medical costs in the United States in 1980 (Andreasen, 1995). The main characteristics are troubled language, communication, thought
The aim of this essay is to explore and explain how differing theoretical approaches used by mental health practitioners can affect the way care is provided. This will be achieved through examining the influences of each model and their effects upon the practice of mental health care.