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Physical healthcare and promotion in mental health nursing

Physical healthcare and promotion in mental health nursing
Physical healthcare and promotion in mental health nursing
It is essential for mental health nurses to understand the physical health needs of people with mental health disorders in order to provide holistic care. Yet these people often have their physical health needs unrecognised or poorly managed. This book is a practical and informative guide to the physical health care of people with mental health illnesses. It covers a range of health-promotion strategies, including exercise, diet and oral health, and assessment, intervention and skills for common physical disorders found in people with mental-health problems. It takes a recovery perspective and emphasises the importance of communication and collaborative care for adherence to healthy lifestyles.
9781446268179
SAGE Publications
Mutsatsa, Stanley
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Walker, Sandra
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Mutsatsa, Stanley
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Walker, Sandra
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Mutsatsa, Stanley , Walker, Sandra (ed.) (2015) Physical healthcare and promotion in mental health nursing (Transforming Nursing Practice), London, GB. SAGE Publications, 248pp.

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It is essential for mental health nurses to understand the physical health needs of people with mental health disorders in order to provide holistic care. Yet these people often have their physical health needs unrecognised or poorly managed. This book is a practical and informative guide to the physical health care of people with mental health illnesses. It covers a range of health-promotion strategies, including exercise, diet and oral health, and assessment, intervention and skills for common physical disorders found in people with mental-health problems. It takes a recovery perspective and emphasises the importance of communication and collaborative care for adherence to healthy lifestyles.

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Published date: 28 March 2015

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Local EPrints ID: 376979
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/376979
ISBN: 9781446268179
PURE UUID: ca9414d0-ed0a-4677-8797-b595796643b4
ORCID for Sandra Walker: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-1826-1201

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Date deposited: 16 Jun 2015 08:47
Last modified: 29 Nov 2019 01:34

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