OverviewMental Health Nursing: Applying Theory to Practice covers how you treat and manage people suffering from mental illness. You'll learn how to work practically, and how to carry out a mental state examination (MSE) and risk assessment. You'll also go through the Mental Health Act (2014). The text outlines contemporary issues relating to a range of disorders, and links diagnostic criteria with practice and critical thinking. Also covered is the therapeutic use of self when providing care. New, print versions of this book come with bonus online study tools on the CourseMate Express and Search Me! Nursing platforms.