This book provides research-based principles of individualized care for patients within a psychiatric hospital. It covers the most common issues which arise in the course of nurse-inpatient relationships. The book is grouped into seven sections detailing what pyschiatric nurses are involved in doing. It includes: process of nursing, therapeutic milieu, administrative concerns of the nurse, psychological and somatic interventions and wider implications of the nurse's responsibility. This book should be of interest to psychiatric nurses in training, general student nurses seconded to a psychiatric ward during training and qualified psychiatric nurses. It should also be of interest to educators and managers, should assist psychiatric nurses to develop essential skills based on relevant research. Each procedure begins with an introductory discussion which refers to selected material from relevant literature based on a multiplicity of sources. This is followed by the guidelines which outline nursing action and rationale for the care being given. Each chapter finishes with a detailed section of references and further reading to enable the reader to explore areas of particular interest.
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