This book presents discussion of, and up-to-date evidence for: The meaning and types of personality disorder, The current policy context,Education, training and support issues, Cultural, spiritual, ethical, sexuality and gender issues, Risk assessment and management of the individual with personality disorder, specific nursing/multidisciplinary interventions, Community nursing issues, Observation with engagement Dual diagnosis and problematic substance use in individuals with personality disorder, The social consequences of a personality disorder diagnosis. This is integrated with the concepts of care that are a priority if compassionate nursing care is to take place. The chapters are written by nurse practitioners, researchers, educationalists and two psychiatrists. The editors and contributors are officers and members of the National Forensic Nurses Research and Development Group: an organisation that seeks to develop forensic nursing practice and research and to contribute to relevant Government policy. This informative and unique book is an invaluable text for many practitioners, including newly-qualified nurses who are considering a career in forensic nursing, mental health branch student nurses, service users, informal carers, healthcare support workers, non-nursing mental health professionals, prison nurses, prison officers and workers in social care.
|Publishers||CBS Publishers & Distributors|
|Subject||Forensic Science & Investigation|
|About the Author||NA|
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