Forensic Mental Health Nursing. Current Approaches

  • ID: 2249607
  • Book
  • 328 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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A comprehensive Forensic Mental Health nursing text, which meets the needs of practitioners working within the forensic mental health sector and students training to work in this sector. The text addresses a number of clinical and practical issues relating to the care of Mentally Disordered Offenders
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Chapter 1. Characteristics, Skills, Knowledge and Inquiry.

Chapter 2. Working with Adolescent Patients.

Chapter 3.Working with Sex Offenders.

Chapter 4. Working with the Offender Patient with Psychosis.

Chapter 5. Working with Learning Disabled Offenders.

Chapter 6. Working with the Personality Disordered Offender.

Chapter 7. The Experience of Black Mentally Disordered Offenders.

Chapter 8. Risk Assessment and Management.

Chapter 9. Developing Community Services.

Chapter 10. Diversion from the Criminal Justice System.

Chapter 11. Relatives and Informal Caregivers.

Chapter 12. Psychosocial Interventions.

Chapter 13. Addressing Issues of Sexuality.

Chapter 14. Ethics and Morality.

Chapter 15. History and Development

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"Chaloner & Coffey have assembled an impressive collection of contributors for what is likely to become a standard text...for a sound exploration of theory this is an excellent starting point"

Nursing Times

"... one of the most informative texts in this field . it is
whole–heartedly recommended to all those practitioners, researchers
and academics with an interest in forensic mental health nursing"

Mental Health Practice

The book contains excellent material It addresses with confidence and conviction forensic mental health nursing theory and practice in a deliberately and convincingly practical manner. It is timely, relevant and superbly written.

It is essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary mental health care, research and development.

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Mental Health Nursing

Overall this is a bright and illuminating collection of papers that all strive to approach their topics in new and original ways

Mental Health Care & Learning Disabilities

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