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Learning Disabilities and Mental Health: A Nursing Perspective

Publication Year:
2005
Edition:
1st
Author:
Raghavan, Raghu; Patel, Pradip R.
Publisher:
Wiley
ISBN:
978-1-40-510615-3
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Learning disabilities and mental health: a nursing perspective provides an evidence-based perspective on care of individuals with learning disabilities and mental health problems.
Around 30% to 40% of people with learning disabilities will experience mental health disorders during their lives. Many learning disability nurses and a significant number of mental health nurses are in daily contact with this group, and their complex needs are not often well understood.

This book:
* Examines current theory and practice in supporting people with learning disabilities and additional mental health needs
* Evaluates the learning disability nursing contribution to care
* Identifies the key knowledge and skills required by learning disability and mental health nurses and other health care professionals
* Addresses key issues in contemporary practice
* Explores assessment of needs in order to provide needs-led services
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Wiley
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Raghavan, Raghu; Patel, Pradip R.
ISBN:
978-1-40-510615-3
Specialty:
  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Gerontology
  • Legal Issues
  • Management & Administration
  • Maternal/Child
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Language:
English
Edition:
1st
Pages:
248
Publication Year:
2005

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