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The Resource An introduction to psychological care in nursing and the health professions, by Helena Priest

An introduction to psychological care in nursing and the health professions, by Helena Priest

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An introduction to psychological care in nursing and the health professions
Title
An introduction to psychological care in nursing and the health professions
Statement of responsibility
by Helena Priest
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Learning to Care explains and promotes the importance of psychological care for people when they become physically ill, giving a sound theoretical basis to ensure care is evidence-based. It encourages the reader to think about the effects of illness and disability on patients, and understand what can be done to identify and minimise any difficulties they might be experiencing in these areas. The chapters cover: the meaning and elements of care and holistic care a model of psychological care in practice the personal qualities and skills of carers that best underpin psychological care delivery, and how these might be enhanced. The knowledge needed for effective psychological caregiving, psychological care as it might be practised in a range of health care settings. This text contains key learning points, practical activities, reflective exercises and case illustrations. It is ideal for student and practising nurses, and health professionals who would like to improve their care for patients in this essential area."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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Priest, Helena
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nursing
  • Nurse and patient
Label
An introduction to psychological care in nursing and the health professions, by Helena Priest
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. The nature of care -- 2. Psychology and care -- 3. Psychological needs in illness -- 4. A model for psychological care -- 5. Qualities for psychological care -- 6. Skills for psychological care -- 7. Knowledge for psychological care -- 8. Psychological care in context -- 9. The future for psychological care in the twenty-first century
Control code
ocn705260914
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 171 p.
Isbn
9780203804865
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Lccn
2011008522
Other physical details
ill,
System control number
(OCoLC)705260914
Label
An introduction to psychological care in nursing and the health professions, by Helena Priest
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. The nature of care -- 2. Psychology and care -- 3. Psychological needs in illness -- 4. A model for psychological care -- 5. Qualities for psychological care -- 6. Skills for psychological care -- 7. Knowledge for psychological care -- 8. Psychological care in context -- 9. The future for psychological care in the twenty-first century
Control code
ocn705260914
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 171 p.
Isbn
9780203804865
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Lccn
2011008522
Other physical details
ill,
System control number
(OCoLC)705260914

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