Recovery in Mental Health Nursing

The blurb on the back cover says this book is for nurses and other professionals in mental health practice, but the contents are clearly directed towards nursing students

Out of the Woods: A journey through depression and anxiety

Brent Williams provides a compelling insight into the experience of depression told mainly through pictures

Book review: Treating Body and Soul – A clinicians’ guide to supporting the physical,...

Little is added to the debate on spirituality and care by the outdated ideas in this book

Edinburgh Fringe review

Lesley Warner reviews plays with mental health themes at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.

Book review: Introducing Mental Health: A Practical Guide (Second edition)

Self-employed nursing advisor David Harding-Price reviews Introducing Mental Health: A Practical Guide by Caroline Kinsella and Connor Kinsella

Book review: Proper People: Early Asylum Life in the Words of Those Who Were There (...

Visiting teaching fellow Liam Clarke reviews Proper People: Early Asylum Life in the Worlds of Those Who were There by David Scrimgeour

Understanding Sociology in Nursing

Book review: Understanding Sociology in Nursing

Principal consultant Stephen Callaghan reviews Understanding Sociology in Nursing.

DASH application

App review: D-A-S-H

Emergency nurse Amanda Burston reviews D-A-S-H app.


Nurse Burnout: Overcoming Stress in Nursing

Nurse burnout is easy to read and set out well, with summaries and objectives in each chapter. Despite being targeted at American readers, it is still relevant to UK nursing

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The Mental Health Needs of Children and Young People: Guiding You to Key Issues and...

As a reference guide this would be a useful resource for staff new to children and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) teams, especially nursing students and student social workers. It is well referenced, with a useful policy context, web resources and key message summaries at the end of each chapter. University libraries that offer nursing, social work and health care degrees should stock several copies

Working with Dual Diagnosis: A Psychosocial Perspective

This book is divided into two. Part one provides a historical and political context. Part...

Love, Fear, and Health: How Our Attachments to Others Shape Health and Health Care

Written by two psychiatrists, this book examines how the ways we relate to others can affect...

Coping with a Mental Health Crisis

The focus of this slim volume is different approaches to mental health from the broad...

Assessment and Care Planning in Mental Health Nursing

This book offers an informative resource for new students in the field of mental health...

Assessment of Mental Capacity: A Practical Guide for Doctors and Lawyers

A great deal of effort has been made to help nurses embed the principles of the Mental...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Recovery After Accident and Disaster

This is a short and precise book that explains the nature of post-traumatic stress disorder...