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Ian Hulatt: Melancholy disputes over effectiveness of antidepressants

A huge review of the evidence has found antidepressants are more effective than placebos...

Me and my stammer – and how it's affected my mental health...

Gareth Cowlin wants to help other people whose stammer has interfered with their mental well...

Diversity matters: promoting greater cultural competence in mental healthcare

Mary Seacole award winner Saeideh Saeidi argues that all nurses need to understand cultural...

Trauma, feminism and mental health nursing

At a recent conference on critical perspectives in mental health, change was the keyword. As...

Yvonne Coghill: Why you should nominate a colleague for an RCNi Award

Too few nurses from black and minority ethnic backgrounds receive awards for their efforts,...

Susan Aitkenhead: National framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff will ensure...

Leading Change, Adding Value (LCAV) puts a new emphasis on measuring improvement. With the...

Medium secure services need a recovery academy

Tammi Walker and colleagues extol the benefits of focusing on a better future even for...

Take a Minute

Spotlight on ways of preventing suicide

Lesley Warner reviews Take a Minute – Cardboard Citizens’ interactive production...

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Opportunity for black and minority ethnic nurses to showcase their achievements

Community matron Dena Ross, joint winner of the Nursing Older People category at the RCNi...

Metamorphosis - or how to de-bug care for people with mental health problems in general...

Alex McClimens and colleagues argue for 'cross-fertilisation' between fields of practice to...

Matter over mind: physical causes of mental illness

The old argument that the roots of mental illness may lie in the body, not the mind, has...

Changing mental health nursing

Following up on her September interview in Mental Health Practice, Felicity Stockwell’s...

Working in partnership with patients to take control of mental health services

Understanding that co-production between service users and staff in mental health services...

A to Z of prison nursing

Prison nursing can often be challenging, but understanding what staff face on a daily basis...

Ian Hulatt: Online self-assessment of mental health problems could facilitate patients...

Self-diagnosis via the internet: democratisation of health or dangerous mistake?

Love me, please…

Joanne Kidd and Mark Kelly attempt to decipher the words and behaviour of people who have a...

Ian Hulatt: Celebrating 30 years of progress in mental health nursing

Nursing Standard celebrates its 30th birthday this month. Much has been achieved in mental...

Mental Health nursing in Sri Lanka

Shannon Flowers travelled to Sri Lanka for an elective placement to study mental health care...

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