The craft of care – towards collaborative caring in psychiatric nursing;.
Caring about the client – the role of gender, empathy and power in the therapeutic process;.
Coercion and control and mental health nursing;.
Reflections from the outside in – my journey into, through and out of psychiatric nursing;.
Reflections of senior nurse manager;.
Taking stock of psychiatric nursing;.
Ambiguity in nursing – the person and the organisation as contrasting sources of meaning in nursing practice;.
Therapeutic mental health nursing in the acute in–patient setting – mission impossible;.
The mental health nurse as rhetorician;.
Negotiating differences in mental health nursing in New Zealand;.
Is dementia a challenge to the identity of the mental health nurse?;.
"I found this powerful and challenging. The book is not one to be left on the shelf, but should encourage vigorous debate if we are to define and articulate our role, thereby remaining at the forefront of influencing changes in patient care. I would highly recommend it"Mental Health Nursing
"Informative, enlightening and challenging, but always encouraging and stimulating, it is to be highly recommended to any mental health nurses who take their position seriously"Nursing Standard