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.
It reads like lightly edited lecture notes rather than an essential resource for practitioners. Co-editor Nick Wrycraft writes: ‘As mental health nursing students it is important to think about how we feel about what we are doing, because this will inevitably influence how we do things.’
While this book is an introductory text for the uninitiated, it is not without its good points. Primarily these are that it is a readable overview of the principles and practice of recovery-focused nursing.
An overview is provided of the Tidal Model, Wellness Recovery Action Plan and Repper and Perkins’ psychosocial model, though anyone wanting more than the briefest of introductions would be better advised to go to the...
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