Mental Health

A Person-centred Approach

Nicholas Procter (Editor), Helen Hamer (Editor), Denise McGarry (Editor), Rhonda WILSON (Editor), Terry Froggatt (Editor)

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Abstract

Procter, Hamer, McGarry, Wilson, and Froggatt introduce this story-based volume aimed at mental health practitioners with a discussion of how to define mental health and illness, the importance of connectedness and narrative to mental health, and the "collaborative consumer" narrative in particular. The practice of connectedness in mental health nursing is discussed followed by a few interlude chapters on mental health among Aboriginal Australians and the Maori in the context of narrative. Various models for assessment of mental health and illness are presented, followed by legal and ethical aspects of mental health care. About half of the book discusses mental health in the context of various intersecting conditions and special populations, including substance use, physical health, immigrant status, gender and sexuality, children, the elderly, and non-urban living conditions. The final two chapters address interprofessional issues and emphasize application in practice. Case studies, chapter summaries, and reflective questions are given in each chapter to engage the reader.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York, United States of America
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages352
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9781139699570
ISBN (Print)9781107667723
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameProtoView
PublisherRinggold Inc
No.19
Volume1
ISSN (Electronic)2372-3424

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Mental Health
Person
Connectedness
Mental Illness
Healthcare
Summary
Aboriginal Australians
Reader
Physical Health
Nursing
Interlude
Living Conditions
Sexuality
Reflective
Substance Use
Immigrants

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Procter, N., Hamer, H., McGarry, D., WILSON, R., & Froggatt, T. (Eds.) (2014). Mental Health: A Person-centred Approach . (1 ed.) (ProtoView; Vol. 1, No. 19). New York, United States of America: Cambridge University Press.
Procter, Nicholas (Editor) ; Hamer, Helen (Editor) ; McGarry, Denise (Editor) ; WILSON, Rhonda (Editor) ; Froggatt, Terry (Editor). / Mental Health : A Person-centred Approach . 1 ed. New York, United States of America : Cambridge University Press, 2014. 352 p. (ProtoView; 19).
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Procter, N, Hamer, H, McGarry, D, WILSON, R & Froggatt, T (eds) 2014, Mental Health: A Person-centred Approach . ProtoView, no. 19, vol. 1, 1 edn, Cambridge University Press, New York, United States of America.

Mental Health : A Person-centred Approach . / Procter, Nicholas (Editor); Hamer, Helen (Editor); McGarry, Denise (Editor); WILSON, Rhonda (Editor); Froggatt, Terry (Editor).

1 ed. New York, United States of America : Cambridge University Press, 2014. 352 p. (ProtoView; Vol. 1, No. 19).

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Procter N, (ed.), Hamer H, (ed.), McGarry D, (ed.), WILSON R, (ed.), Froggatt T, (ed.). Mental Health: A Person-centred Approach . 1 ed. New York, United States of America: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 352 p. (ProtoView; 19).