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By Ruth Elder, RN, BA(Hons), PhD, Katie Evans, RPN, BA, MLitSt, PhD, FANZCMHN and Debra Nizette, RN, MHN, DipAppSc(NrEd), BAppSc(Nursing), MNrSt, FRCNA, FACMHN
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The new edition of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing focuses on practice in mental health and psychiatric care integrating theory and the realities of practice. Mental wellness is featured as a concept, and the consideration of a range of psychosocial factors helps students contextualise mental illness and psychiatric disorders. The holistic approach helps the student and the beginning practitioner understand the complex causation of mental illness, its diagnosis, effective interventions and treatments, and the client’s experience of mental illness.
Undergraduate Nursing Students
By Ruth Elder, RN, BA(Hons), PhD, Lecturer, School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia; Katie Evans, RPN, BA, MLitSt, PhD, FANZCMHN, Lecturer and Convenor of the Postgraduate Mental Health Program, School of Nursing, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Debra Nizette, RN, MHN, DipAppSc(NrEd), BAppSc(Nursing), MNrSt, FRCNA, FACMHN, Mental Health Nurse Advisor, Office of the Chief Nurse, Queensland Health, QLD