• Managing Medication Adherence in the Community
    , the Tidal model emphasize the importance of the therapeutic relationship to help the patient to make the best choices in his or her treatment plan. Conclusion Medication remains one of the main important interventions in mental health care, and an important role of the community psychiatric...
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  • Developing Autonomous Practice in Mental Health Nursing
    be drawn based on the previous care and interventions provided for the therapeutic efficacy of the model considered in improving the life of the patient’s suffering from schizophrenia. My patient will be referred to as Judy for patient confidentiality in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery...
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  • Reflection
    ; Validation in a group of schizophrenic patients. British Journal of Psychiatry, 166 (5), 650-653. Department of Health. (1999). National service framework for mental health: modern standards and service models. London: Stationary Office Fleet, M. (2004). Psychosocial interventions for people...
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  • A Critical Evaluation of the Engagement and Psychosocial Asessment of a Client Living with Psychosis in the Health and Social Care Practitioners Work Setting.
    collaborative therapeutic relationship without constant attention to the changing situation and requirements of a patient (Gamble and Brennan, 2006). Since the development of antipsychotic medication and dominance of biomedical models during the 1950`s mental health care has changed and evolved. The...
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  • Risk Assessment and Evidence Based Practice
    relationship with him as a worker .(Campbell in O’Hagan 2004). In the initial communication with Michael, I will be using generic interpersonal skills, which are appropriate for interventions with people who have mental health problems as other groups. (Tilbury 2002) I will also demonstrate to him the...
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  • Diabetes; a Contemporary Approach. Managing Diabetes in a Patient with Enduring Mental Health Problems.
    ’ PAGE 14 Introduction Lavinia had suffered a relapse in her mental health and had been using illicit drugs and alcohol to combat the disturbing positive symptoms of her illness and had stopped taking any of her prescribed medications. The nursing assessment...
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  • Mental Health Assessment Skills
    information a reflective account will be taking place in the following pages by using Johns' model of reflection (1994). 1. Description of the experience The clinical environment where this assessment took place was in an acute adult ward. The ward is based in an old mental health hospital, which has...
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  • Psycho Education- Family Systems
    mental disorders include programs that are led by mental health professionals, the family is a part of the treatment plan, and programs focus on patient and family outcomes (family psychoeducation). Studies have shown many positive benefits when using this technique with families who have a member...
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  • Treatment of Schizophrenia
    * ziprasidone (Geodon) * aripiprazole (Abilify). B. NURSING MANAGEMENT: The nurse may assess a client with a known history of schizophrenia or a client with a unknown to the mental health care system. Assessment begins with an interview and focuses on establishing the client's signs...
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  • Psych Notes
    care? a. promotion of mental health b. prevention of illness c. crisis intervention d. teaching sex education among adolescent & old people Answer: D, all are correct but this is more specific CBQ #2: To institute immediate treatment is this? a. Primary care b. Secondary care c. Tertiary...
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  • Antispsychotices for the Treatmetns of Schizophrenia
    and acceptability of the intervention by both clinician and patient. Other pragmatic trials have used measures such as quality of life [59] . In spite of this, even these effectiveness trials can be dissected regarding specific outcomes using a benefit-harm paradigm and an overall assessment can be...
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  • karty
    & mental health nursing for Canadian practice. 2nd edition. Philadephia, PA. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Elaine Mordoch: Case study. (2013). Food for the brain website, (2013). http://www.foodforthebrain.org/nutrition-solutions/schizophrenia-and-psychosis/about-schizophrenia-and-psychosis.aspx. Global Assessment Functioning Scale (2013). Retreived November 25, 2013 from https://www.msu.edu/course/sw/840/stocks/pack/axisv.pdf ...
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  • Improving Medication Concordance in Mental Health- a Review of the Literature
    compliance to concordance: a review of the literature on interventions to enhance compliance with anti-psychotic medication Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health 9, 277- 284 Greenway, K. (2004) Using the ventrogluteal site for intramuscular injections Nursing Standard 18 (25) 39- 42 Griffith, R...
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  • Thesis
    autobiography of health: a study of health and identity Registered order to enhance their quality of life An investigation of how therapists assess that change is occurring during therapeutic sessions with child clients within the field of mental health that rely on play as the primary form of...
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  • Long Term Conditions
    Francis: London. Baguley, I & Baguley, C., 1999. In: Harris, N., 2002. Psychosocial interventions for people with schizophrenia. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke. Barker, P.J., 2004. Assessment in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. 2nd ed. Cheltenham: Nelson Thomas. Birchwood, M; Smith...
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  • Community Mental Health Nursing: Jack of all trades and master of none
    from mental health. During their professional career pathway, Mental Health Nurses acquire and demonstrate skills to show that the care they provide is evidence-based and effective. However, skills as diverse as assessment, effective communication, forming therapeutic interactions, caring for...
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  • Evaluate Evidence for a Psychological Intervention for Schizophrenia
    assessment and lack of a control group, which undermine its findings. In a more rigorous study that was designed to overcome the problems associated with many of the CBT studies, Sensky et al (2000) compared CBT with a non-specific befriending control intervention for patients after acute...
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  • A Critical Reflective and Analytical Research Based Written Conceptualisation and Therapeutic Plan for a Common Human Problem in Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapy Terms.
    details (page…..). Before beginning with Cliff’s referral it would be appropriate to discuss Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and the evidence for the success of treatment outcomes for mental health patients using this therapy. CBT is one of many different types of ‘talking therapies’ it as a...
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  • Is Personality Disorders Just One Condition
    could be as serious as Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a severe and chronic mental health condition that affects around one percent of the world population. According to medical statistics, men have a one-and-one-half greater chance of being affected by Schizophrenia than do women. Schizophrenia is...
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  • Dual Diagnosis
    mental health services for diverse society: marrying policy and practice. British Medical Journal 329:363-4. Department of Health (2006a) Dual Diagnosis in Mental Health Inpatient and Day Hospital Settings.Guideance on the Assessment and Management of Patients in Mental Health Inpatient and Day...
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