Practical Guide to Mental Health Nursing

by W Vimala Samson

The practical guide to mental health nursing forms one part of a comprehensive system developed by the author to facilitate the practical knowledge of mental health nursing. It is designed for diploma, BSc and Msc nursing students as well as mental health professionals. The practical guide is heavily illustrated to enrich an awareness regarding the various roles a psychiatric nurses can play to perform and to provide curative, preventive, promotive and rehabilitative care to all patients with psychiatric disorders in the hospitals. It has been especially prepared to meet the curriculum requirement formulated by the Indian nursing council, a new revised syllabus for mental health nursing practical examination. This is an effort to bridge the gap between theory and practice for mental health professionals. This book will prove to be extremely useful for Diploma, BSc nursing, and Msc nursing students in facing their practical examination and also enable them to equip themselves better for their future endeavors. A list of references has been furnished at the end of the guide for further reading.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Samson W Vimala Dr G Sakunthala College of nursing, thiruvanai kovil, trichy-5, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN 9789350251584
Speciality Psychiatric (Mental Health) Nursing
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11288
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 166
Book Type Professional


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