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Health Promotion and Wellbeing in People with Mental Health Problems

Health Promotion and Wellbeing in People with Mental Health Problems

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Mental Health Nursing | Nursing

January 2017 | 232 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This practical guide helps nursing students and other healthcare professionals promote and improve the health and wellbeing of those with mental health problems by looking closely at the disparities that people with mental health problems face in relation to their physical health.

It includes:

• Evidence-based techniques such as motivational interviewing and promoting physical activity. 
• MCQs at the start of each chapter for readers to test their knowledge.
• Reflection points, activities and case studies to link theory to practice.
• Summaries of key messages to take away.

This is essential reading for all nursing students and healthcare professionals.
Part one: Mental and physical health in context
Dr Tim Bradshaw
Chapter one: Concepts of health and current health policy
Dr Tim Bradshaw
Chapter two: Physical health in people with mental health problems
Pat Conaghan
Chapter three: Signs and symptoms of common physical health problems
Part two: Primary, secondary and tertiary prevention
Pat Conaghan and Nigel Henderson
Chapter four: Assessing and monitoring physical health
Rebekah Carney and Joseph Firth
Chapter five: Physical health of young people at high/ultra-high risk for psychosis
Dr David Shiers
Chapter six: Protecting the cardiovascular and metabolic health of people experiencing psychosis for the first time
Joseph Firth and Rebekah Carney
Chapter seven: Promoting physical activity
Dr Tim Bradshaw
Chapter eight : Smoking cessation
Dr Jackie Cleator and Dr Tim Bradshaw
Chapter nine: Weight management
Dr Jacquie White
Chapter ten: Conducting health checks using the serious mental illness Health Improvement Profile [HIP]
Part three: Overcoming common barriers to health and wellbeing
Dr Hilary Mairs
Chapter eleven: Activation for physical and mental well-being
Ian Wilson
Chapter twelve: Motivational Interviewing for Positive Lifestyle Choices

Helpful in expanding the breadth of understanding when considering the wider issues related to 'reaching' target groups.

Ms Clair Rees
Health, Social and Childcare, Neath Port Talbot College
October 12, 2020

valuable addition to the reading list

Mrs rebecca reynolds
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Plymouth University
August 15, 2019

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