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.