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Mental Health and Mental Illness in Paramedic Practice

By: Louise RobertsPublication details: Chatswood Elsevier 2022 Description: 470 pageISBN: 9780729543187Subject(s): Mental health services | Emergency medicineNLM classification: WY160 L635M
Contents:
1. Introduction to mental healthcare in paramedic practice: The provision and context of mental healthcare in Australia 2. Caring and person-centred mental healthcare: Stigma, discrimination and the role of culture 3. Communication and the therapeutic relationship 4. Stress, arousal and emotions 5. Assessment: history taking and the mental state examination 6. Legal and ethical issues in pre-hospital mental healthcar 7. Physical health and mental health 8.1 Mental health across the life span: Caring for the mental health of children and young people 8.2 Mental health across the life span: Caring for the mental health of older people 9. Caring for a person with anxiety 10. Caring for a person with changes in mood (‘affective’ disorders) 11. Managing risk, suicidal ideation and suicide attempt 12. Caring for a person who has self-harmed 13. Caring for a person with psychosis 14. Caring for a person with substance use and mental health concerns 15. Managing challenging behaviour and workplace violence 16. Understanding personality and changes in personality 17. Common psychological interventions 18. Psychopharmacology
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1. Introduction to mental healthcare in paramedic practice: The provision and context of mental healthcare in Australia
2. Caring and person-centred mental healthcare: Stigma, discrimination and the role of culture
3. Communication and the therapeutic relationship
4. Stress, arousal and emotions
5. Assessment: history taking and the mental state examination
6. Legal and ethical issues in pre-hospital mental healthcar
7. Physical health and mental health
8.1 Mental health across the life span: Caring for the mental health of children and young people
8.2 Mental health across the life span: Caring for the mental health of older people
9. Caring for a person with anxiety
10. Caring for a person with changes in mood (‘affective’ disorders)
11. Managing risk, suicidal ideation and suicide attempt
12. Caring for a person who has self-harmed
13. Caring for a person with psychosis
14. Caring for a person with substance use and mental health concerns
15. Managing challenging behaviour and workplace violence
16. Understanding personality and changes in personality
17. Common psychological interventions
18. Psychopharmacology

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