Evidence and Practice

Clinical

A systematic review of adherence to masculinity in men with psychosis

A systematic review of adherence to masculinity in men with psychosis

Background Men experiencing psychotic phenomena may struggle with adherence to masculinity...

Coerced marriage of people with a diagnosed mental health disorder

Coerced marriage of people with a diagnosed mental health disorder

This article provides a review of the literature and anecdotal observations of people with...

Lessons from literature: fiction and reflective practice

Lessons from literature: fiction and reflective practice

Revalidation for UK nurses requires engagement in reflective practice as part of continuing...

Co-production

Implementing co-production in traditional statutory mental health services

Since the publication by the Department of Health and Children in 2006 of A Vision for...

Positive psychology for depression: a critical review

Positive psychology for depression: a critical review

Background Positive psychology has become a popular approach to psychology. Aim To evaluate...

Locating social workers in a high security forensic facility: inclusion and exclusion

Locating social workers in a high security forensic facility: inclusion and exclusion

Background Locating social workers in hospital teams, or co-location, can improve...

CPD articles

Well-being, physical and mental health: part 1

Well-being, physical and mental health: part 1

This article explains how physical health fits into the overall well-being of a person and...

Solution oriented learning: an innovative approach that promotes motivation and resilience

Solution-oriented learning: an approach that promotes motivation and resilience

This article explores the use of solution-oriented learning as an approach to coping with...

Supporting women with mental health issues

Supporting women with mental health issues

The number of women experiencing mental ill health has increased, with young women more...

Restraint

Understanding and implementing the nurse’s holding power (section 5(4)) of the Mental...

This article explores section 5(4) of the Mental Health Act, which permits nurses of a ‘...

Oral hygeine

Physical healthcare needs: oral hygiene in the mental health setting

Nurses need to understand the importance of oral hygiene because of its effects on the...

Self-awareness

Exploring self-awareness in mental health practice

Self-awareness is integral to the development of mental health practitioners. This article...

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