Chapter 9. A Philosophy of Mental Health Nursing

  1. Seevalingum Ramsamy PhD, BEd(Hons), MEd, PGCE, CERT Ed, RNT, DNPsych, RMN, RGN

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470699256.ch9

Caring for Madness: The Role of Personal Experience in the Training of Mental Health Nurses

Caring for Madness: The Role of Personal Experience in the Training of Mental Health Nurses

How to Cite

Ramsamy, S. (2001) A Philosophy of Mental Health Nursing, in Caring for Madness: The Role of Personal Experience in the Training of Mental Health Nurses, Whurr Publishers Ltd, Philadelphia, PA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470699256.ch9

Author Information

  1. Department of Mental Health and Learning Disability, Sheffield University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 FEB 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861562005

Online ISBN: 9780470699256

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Keywords:

  • madness;
  • mental health care;
  • permanent staff;
  • mental health nursing;
  • learning opportunity

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • A Philosophy

  • The Critique of Caring

  • Developing a Philosophy for Mental Health Care with a Developmental Approach Towards Reflective Practice

  • The Way Forward