Dual Diagnosis Nursing
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
Dual Diagnosis Nursing is a comprehensive text for practitioners on contemporary approaches to working with dual disorder and dual diagnosis patients. It explores both clinical and theoretical perspectives in a variety of different care and treatment settings, addressing key issues such as needs of special populations, multi-dimensional assessment, dealing with emergencies, prescribing and medication management, nursing and psychological interventions, spiritual needs, carers’ interventions and professional development.
Chapter 1: Understanding Dual Diagnosis: an Overview.
Chapter 2: Policy Initiatives in Substance Misuse and Mental Health: Implications for Practice.
Chapter 3: Understanding Drug Use and Misuse.
Chapter 4: Psychoactive Substances and their Effects.
Chapter 5: Mental Health: an Introduction.
Chapter 6: Alcohol and Dual Diagnosis.
Chapter 7: Eating Disorders and Dual Diagnosis.
Chapter 8: Problem Drug Use and Personality Disorders.
Part 2 Special Populations.
Chapter 9: Black and Ethnic Minority Communities: Substance Misuse and Mental Health: Whose Problems Anyway?.
Chapter 10: Vulnerable Young People and Substance Misuse.
Chapter 11: Meeting Multiple Needs: Pregnancy, Parenting and Dual Diagnosis.
Part 3 Context and Approaches.
Chapter 12: Addiction and Mental Health Nursing: a Synthesis of Role and Care in the Community.
Chapter 13: Shared Care and Inter-professional Practice.
Chapter 14: Primary Care and Dual Diagnosis.
Chapter 15: Dual Diagnosis in Acute In-patient Settings.
Chapter 16: Dual Diagnosis in a Forensic Setting.
Chapter 17: Models of Care and Dual Diagnosis.
Part 4 Interventions and Treatment Strategy.
Chapter 18: Framework for Multidimensional Assessment.
Chapter 19: Dealing with Intoxication, Overdose, Withdrawal and Detoxification: Nursing Assessment and Interventions.
Chapter 20: Prescribing Authority and Medication Management in Mental Health and Addiction Nursing.
Chapter 21: Spiritual and Cultural Needs: Integration in Dual Diagnosis Care.
Chapter 22: Dual Diagnosis: Interventions with Carers.
Chapter 23: Psychological Approaches in the Treatment of Dual Diagnosis.
Chapter 24: A Person Centred Approach to Understanding and Helping People with a Dual Diagnosis.
Chapter 25: Motivational Interviewing.
Chapter 26: Relapse Prevention in Dual Diagnosis.
Part 5 Professional Development.
Chapter 27: Educational Development and Clinical Supervision.
Chapter 28: The Role and Competencies of Staff in the Treatment of Coexisting Problems of Mental Health and Substance Misuse
* examines the effectiveness of intervention strategies, current policy initiatives and service provision
* promotes the knowledge and skills required to respond effectively to client's needs
* written for nurses by experienced nursing academics and clinicians
General substance misuse staff and those in mental health will derive great benefit from the book. If you're a specialist in dual diagnosis, I think you will too.
It may be short in detail for some readers but as an overview of the subject, for students and qualified alike, it delivers."
Mental Health Practice