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How to Promote Wellbeing. Practical Steps for Healthcare Practitioners' Mental Health. Edition No. 1. How To

  • ID: 5186052
  • Book
  • February 2021
  • 168 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

How to Promote Wellbeing is a timely resource designed to help all healthcare practitioners promote and protect their own and their patients’ wellbeing and mental health. Focusing on practical strategies and guidance, this much-needed book explores approaches for reducing burnout, managing stress, coping with pressure in healthcare settings, recognising signs of impaired decision-making, and much more. 

Written specifically for busy healthcare practitioners, the book offers focused and succinct chapters on topics ranging from behaviours to improve resilience and mindfulness, to approaches for maintaining work-life balance when confronted with excessive workloads and organisational pressures. Throughout the text, evidence-based tools and techniques are provided to improve the practitioner’s health and facilitate the delivery of high-quality care. Covering a wide range of clinical situations and important issues, this book:  

  • Examines global, organisational, and individual problem factors affecting mental health and wellbeing 
  • Discusses the impacts of chronic stress, burnout, technological and environmental factors, work-associated trauma, and sources of wellbeing strain 
  • Identifies factors that negatively affect patients’ wellbeing in hospital, clinic, and outpatient settings  
  • Offers guidance for emergencies and available resources for those in personal crisis  
  • Includes a mental health and wellbeing toolkit, including assessments and strategies 

How to Promote Wellbeing is indispensable reading for doctors, nurses, dentists, therapists, counsellors, and other clinicians and health professionals. 

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Chapter 1: General problem factors affecting global mental health and wellbeing

Chapter 2: Problem factors affecting healthcare practitioner mental health and wellbeing

Chapter 3: Problem and protective factors affecting patients’ mental health and wellbeing

Chapter 4: Protective factors for organisational implementation

Chapter 5: Protective factors for individual implementation

Chapter 6: Protective factors for individual trainee/student implementation

Chapter 7: Emergencies in mental health and wellbeing

Chapter 8: Mental health and wellbeing toolkit

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Rachel K. Thomas South Thames Foundation programme, Croydon Hospital, London.
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