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The role of maternal prenatal attachment in a woman's experience of pregnancy and implications for the process of care
This paper aims to review current knowledge concerning the development of prenatal attachment, the impact of demographic and pregnancy variables, and the implications for care and well-being of the foetus. The studies ...
Assessment of guidelines for good practice in psychosocial care of mothers after stillbirth: A cohort study
Background: Most maternity units have good practice protocols, advising that after stillbirth parents should be encouraged to see and hold their dead infant. Our aim was to assess whether adherence to these protocols is ...
Challenging behaviour and insecure attachment
The present authors previously investigated a database about people with severe intellectual disability (ID) to explore whether secure/insecure attachment plays a role in challenging behaviour. This study took the form of ...
How DCM may affect caregiver mappers
Dementia Care Mapping had a huge effect on Andrew Neel's perception of his role as a caregiver. In this second of a series of articles on DCM he explores his experiences and how we might reflect on this tool's impact on staff.
Using homework in therapy for depression
There is a growing body of research evidence that demonstrates that completion of homework assignments is significantly correlated with outcome in cognitive therapy. The cognitive model of depression sees homework as an ...
Service innovations: Development of a psychoeducational programme for patients with personality disorder
Aims and method: This study describes a survey of in-patients with personality disorder admitted to a specialist personality disorder unit, in terms of their knowledge and understanding of their diagnosis, and the subsequent ...
Proposals for managing dangerous people with severe personality disorder: New legislation and new follies in a historical context
Current proposals in England and Wales to ' capture' an ill-defined group of anti-social and violent people within the widest possible definition of mental disorder, and thereby to detain them under proposed new mental ...
Withdrawal from alcohol using monitored alcohol consumption: A case report
AIMS: A single case study of alcohol withdrawal through monitored alcohol consumption in a hostel resident.