Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

Rethinking concurrent disorders: implications and future directions for nursing practice

Concurrent disorders as conceptualised in academic literature and practice guidelines

Development of a suicide intervention training programme for secondary mental health...

This article describes the elements of a suicide intervention training programme, known as...

Using cognitive behaviour therapy techniques with people who hold delusional beliefs

This article uses a case study approach to increase awareness of CBT skills

Clozapine-induced constipation: a service evaluation

All nurses need to be aware of the dangers associated with clozapine-induced constipation

An evaluation of nurse-led mental health training for benefits staff

Delivery of training by mental health nurses to staff in a benefits district in west Scotland

Peer-to-peer mentoring for and by at-risk young people

Delivery of training by mental health nurses to staff in a benefits district in west...

Validity of a two-question tool in detecting antenatal depression in Malawi

Establishing the validity of a two-question tool based on the Whooley questions

Mental health service needs and experiences of asylum-seeking children in the UK

A literature review of the needs and experiences of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children

Simulated learning environments involving coroner’s court attendance in mental health

SLEs provide students with an opportunity to experience complex practice elements

Restrictive interventions: a service evaluation

Background Restrictive interventions (RIs) are defined as the use of deliberate acts that...
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Resettlement experiences of African migrants and how they affect mental health

African migrants' mental health and future aspirations after resettling in Australia

Development of a behavioural assessment tool for use in forensic mental health services

This article presents the Forensic Functional Assessment Measure (FFAM): a tool to assess...

Positive behaviour support: exploring the experiences of nurses

Nurses should be encouraged to take a lead in the formulation of PBS plans and their delivery

Trauma-informed practice: a paradigm shift in the education of mental health nurses

Equipping students with the skills and knowledge to work in a trauma-informed framework

Mental health nursing and the pursuit of professional equivalence

Equivalence for mental health nursing is a problem, despite nurses performing valuable work

Role play simulation in nurse education: applying the ‘I AM A STAR’ mnemonic

Role play can improve student confidence and help to enhance their knowledge and skills

Improving magistrates’ awareness of vulnerable women in the criminal justice system

A pilot study of awareness-training sessions to magistrates and other court staff

Binge eating disorder: the effectiveness of brief group treatment

Background There is minimal provision for people with binge eating disorder despite...