Essentials of Mental Health Nursing (2nd Edition)

Wright, Karen Margaret orcid iconORCID: 0000-0003-0693-7294 and Mckeown, Michael orcid iconORCID: 0000-0003-0235-1923 (2024) Essentials of Mental Health Nursing (2nd Edition). Essentials of Mental Health Nursing, 2 . SAGE. ISBN 9781529733044

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Are you studying mental health nursing and want a book that covers all you need to know?

Look no further. As it says in the name, this is an essential text for students. Split into 5 parts, this book delves into the context of mental health, key concepts and debates, skills for care and therapeutic approaches, tailoring care to people with specific needs, and transition to practice.

Updated to include more content from those with lived experience, this new edition also includes:
- Voices of mental health service users and practitioners, giving you a real insight in the field
- Critical thinking stop points and debates, allowing you to develop your wider skills and knowledge
- Case studies to bring the content to life
- Chapter summaries, so you know what the main takeaways are for each chapter
- Further reading and useful websites, allowing you to do your own research

The editors, Karen M. Wright and Mick McKeown come with a wealth of experience in mental health nursing. The variety of contributors also reflect different experiences in different contexts.

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