Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

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Elsevier Australia, Nov 7, 2008 - Psychiatric nursing - 498 pages
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"The 2nd edition of "Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing" continues to takes its popular holistic approach, helping students and beginning practitioners understand the complex causation of mental illness, its diagnosis, effective interventions and treatments, and the client's experience of mental illness. Written by an experienced team of contributors from Australia and New Zealand, the client and student centred approaches have been enhanced in this edition to focus even more closely on providing students with practical examples and guidance on helpful and transformative communication. New content has also been included on indigenous mental health, mental health education and health promotion."--Provided by publisher.
 

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Katie Evans, PhD, NCACII, and J. Michael Sullivan, PhD, are cofounders of the Evans and Sullivan Clinic in Beaverton, Oregon, specializing in the treatment of adults and adolescents with dual disorders. Dr. Evans serves as CEO and Treatment Coordinator and Dr. Sullivan is Clinical Director. Internationally known for their expertise on dual diagnosis issues, they have coauthored numerous articles, client materials, and books, including Treating Addicted Survivors of Trauma.


Katie Evans, PhD, NCACII, has a PhD in clinical psychology and is an Oregon Board Certified alcohol and drug counselor and a nationally credited alcohol and drug counselor. Dr. Evans specializes in counseling survivors of abuse who are chemically dependent. She is currently CEO and Treatment Coordinator at the Evans and Sullivan Clinic, cofounded with J. Michael Sullivan, where she works with adults and adolescents who have coexisting substance abuse and psychological problems. Widely published, Dr. Evans has coauthored several books with J. Michael Sullivan, including Treating Addicted Survivors of Trauma. She also serves on the faculty of Portland State University; conducts workshops and seminars on a variety of mental health and recovery-related topics; and consults to numerous agencies and treatment centers in the United States and Europe.

J. Michael Sullivan, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of persons with dual disorders. He is currently Clinical Director at the Evans and Sullivan Clinic. With Katie Evans, he has coauthored dealing with the assessment and treatment of dualdisorders. Dr. Sullivan has also given workshops on dual diagnosis in the United States and abroad, and has served as a consultant to various dual diagnosis programs and task forces.

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