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Peer support for people with schizophrenia or other serious mental illness.
(John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2019-03-30)
Background Peer support provides the opportunity for peers with experiential knowledge of a mental illness to give emotional, appraisal and informational assistance to current service users, and is becoming an important ...
An exploration of why qualified mental health nurse prescribers do not prescribe
(MAG Open, 2019-02-05)
This article is an exploratory study of perceptions in mental health nurses who are qualified to prescribe yet choose not to do so. In-depth semi-structured face-to-face interviews, field notes and analysis of documents ...
Valproate preparations for agitation in dementia (Review)
Background Agitation has been reported in up to 90% of people with dementia. Agitation in people with dementia worsens carer burden, increases the risk of injury, and adds to the need for institutionalisation. Valproate ...
General physical health advice for people with serious mental illness.
BACKGROUND: There is currently much focus on provision of general physical health advice to people with serious mental illness and there has been increasing pressure for services to take responsibility for providing ...
Monitoring oral health of people in Early Intervention for Psychosis teams: The extended Three Shires randomised trial
Background The British Society for Disability and Oral Health guidelines made recommendations for oral health care for people with mental health problems, including providing oral health advice, support, promotion and ...
Facilitating knowledge of mental health nurses to undertake physical health interventions: a pre-test/post-test evaluation
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2014-03-07)
AIM: The aim of this project was to develop and deliver an evidence-based educational package with a physical and mental health focus to clinicians and other health care workers in mental health settings. BACKGROUND: For ...
Smoking cessation advice for people with serious mental
Background People with a serious mental illness are more likely to smoke more and to be more dependent smokers than the general population. This may be due to a wide range of factors that could include a common aetiology ...
HIV prevention advice for people with serious mental illness.
(Wiley: Cochrane Library, 2016-09-09)
Background People with serious mental illness have rates of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) infection higher than expected in the general population for the same demographic area. Despite this elevated prevalence, ...
Oral health education (advice and training) for people with seriousmental illness (Review)
(Wiley: Cochrane Library, 2016-01-07)
Background People with serious mental illness not only experience an erosion of functioning in day-to-day life over a protracted period of time, but evidence also suggests that they have a greater risk of experiencing ...
Fundamentals of mental health nursing: an essential guide for nursing and healthcare students.
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2018)