Social and Behavioural Sciences for Nurses: Psychology, Sociology and Communication for Project 2000

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Nelson Thornes, 1992 - Psychology - 517 pages
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The series from which this book is taken is designed for the new direction in health care education resulting form the implementation of Project 2000. It brings together relevant material from the various subject areas and provides practical textbooks for health care students. Each title in the series includes a variety of study activities to encourage the user and facilitate learning, and there are regular summaries and bibliographies for further study and self-testing exercises. The arrangement of each chapter is as follows - introduction, presentation of subject material, case studies, assignments, self-testing exercises, summary and bibliography.

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a general introduction 15
Movements in psychology a global orientation 29
The psychoanalytical approach 46
The humanistic phenomenologicai approach 54
Module 2
the period up to birth 81
from birth to six weeks 90
Summary 94
Size of community 273
References 287
Psychiatric psychology 305
Techniques of therapy 312
Summary 319
Psychosocial effects of learning difficulty 326
Summary 333
The SORC diagram 339

from six weeks to one year 95
from one to four years 105
Summary 112
from four to six years 113
from six to twelve years 122
Social and emotional development 125
from twelve to twentytwo years 134
Summary 143
from twentytwo to forty years 144
Social and emotional development 147
Cognitive development 153
Summary 154
from forty to sixtyfive years 155
Summary 164
from sixtyfive till death 165
Summary 174
Final test Module 2 175
References 178
Social psychology and sociology 181
The concepts of relationship and interaction 188
Norms and values 197
Socialization 202
Social observation 206
Summary 211
Health and sickness as social concepts 247
The conflict theory 260
Summary 346
The nurse and the assessment of behaviour 353
Summary 363
Summary 381
Social skills 389
Aspects of conducting conversations 415
Reproducing what has been perceived 427
Summary 434
Communication 395
The historytaking conversation 443
The advisory conversation 451
The short supporting conversation 458
The consultative conversation 461
Summary 467
Cooperation in groups 468
Important components of cooperation in groups 471
Summary 478
Directing meetings 479
Summary 487
Negotiation 488
Summary 497
Dealing with group conflicts 498
Final test Module 5 504
Final test Module 1 61

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Groenman is affiliated with the National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, Northern Ireland.

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