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Working with families affected by mental distress: Stakeholders' perceptions of mental health nurses educational needs
Family and informal caregivers provide a substantial amount of care and support to people who experience mental health problems. The aim of this study was to explore mental health nurses', students' and service users' ...
Patient characteristics and outcome measurement in a forensically informed predischarge unit
Purpose: This study sought to describe the demographic and clinical characteristics of patients admitted to forensically informed pre-discharge unit in England. Design: Using a prospective service evaluation framework and ...
Mental illness, medicine and law
Can we harmonise forensic psychiatry across Europe?
Comments on an article by H. Gordon and P. Lindqvist (see record 2007-17844-006). The authors refer to harmonisation of forensic psychiatry in Europe. We agree with the authors that, although laudable in principle, such ...
Short text messages to encourage adherence to medication and follow-up for people with psychosis (Mobile.Net): Randomized controlled trial in Finland
BACKGROUND: A text messaging service (short message service [SMS]) has the potential to target large groups of people with long-term illnesses such as serious mental disorders, who may have difficulty with treatment ...
Improving delivery of care through change management
This article describes an evidence-based care initiative and programme of clinical change which set out to improve the delivery of nursing care and related health outcomes for mentally disordered offender patients at Rampton ...
The closure of a long-stay psychiatric hospital: A longitudinal study of patients' behavior
This paper summarises longitudinal data based on repeat assessments of the behavioural functioning of 90 long-stay psychiatric patients. Data were gathered over a period of 4-5 years that spanned a hospital closure and the ...
Information sources for specialist nurses
Nurses working in highly specialised areas face a problem with obtaining up-to-date information which is relevant to their practice, particularly when that practice spans different areas of interest. This is a problem ...
My evolving understanding of recovery
Purpose: The purpose of this viewpoint is to discuss a personal account of the author's personal journey of recovery and evolving understanding of recovery. Design/methodology/approach: A personal narrative describing the ...