Author Raghavan, Raghu
Title Learning Disabilities and Mental Health : A Nursing Perspective
Imprint Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2005
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Edition 1st ed
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Learning disability and mental health -- 3 Nature, prevalence and manifestation of dual diagnosis -- 4 Assessment and diagnosis -- 5 Needs assessment -- 6 Learning disability nursing -- 7 Psychopharmacological approaches and ECT -- 8 Psychosocial interventions -- 9 Professional and legal issues -- 10 Service perspectives -- Appendix 1 Assessment tools -- Appendix 2 Genetic syndromes related to mental health -- Index
Learning disabilities and mental health: a nursing perspective provides an evidence-based perspective on care of individuals with learning disabilities and mental health problems. Around 30% to 40% of people with learning disabilities will experience mental health disorders during their lives. Many learning disability nurses and a significant number of mental health nurses are in daily contact with this group, and their complex needs are not often well understood. Examines current theory and practice in supporting people with learning disabilities and additional mental health needs Evaluates the learning disability nursing contribution to care Identifies the key knowledge and skills required by learning disability and mental health nurses and other health care professionals Addresses key issues in contemporary practice Explores assessment of needs in order to provide needs-led services
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Raghavan, Raghu Learning Disabilities and Mental Health : A Nursing Perspective Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2005 9781405106153
Subject Learning disabled -- Mental health.;Learning disabilities -- Nursing.;Psychiatric nursing
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