Assessment in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: In Search of the Whole Person (Second Edition)
- Publish Date: 2004-06-24
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Philip J. Barker
This bestseller has been updated to reflect new concepts and ideas. The assessment of mental health problems is vital to the successful planning and treatment for people suffering from them. This book provides a step-by-step guide of how to conduct this assessment, giving student nurses a humanistic perspective on the subject. New material in this second edition includes person-centered assessment and care planning, and culture and culturally-appropriate assessment and care planning.