Chapter 12. Addiction and Mental Health Nursing: A Synthesis of Role and Care in the Community

  1. Professor G. Hussein Rassool MSc, BA, RN, FETC, RCNT, RNT MILT, FRSH Cert. Ed., Cert. Couns., Cert in Supervision & Consultation1,2,3
  1. K. Moore and
  2. G.H. Rassool

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774953.ch12

Dual Diagnosis Nursing

Dual Diagnosis Nursing

How to Cite

Moore, K. and Rassool, G.H. (2006) Addiction and Mental Health Nursing: A Synthesis of Role and Care in the Community, in Dual Diagnosis Nursing (ed G. H. Rassool), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774953.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Addiction & Mental Health, Departamento de Psiquiatria e Ciências Humanas da Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  2. 2

    Visiting Professor Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

  3. 3

    Formerly Senior Lecturer in Addictive Behaviour, Department of Addictive Behaviour & Psychological Medicine, Centre for Addiction Studies, St George's Hospital, University of London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119023

Online ISBN: 9780470774953



  • addiction;
  • nursing;
  • patients;
  • alcohol;
  • british government


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Where are we now? Developing Community Oriented Services

  • Addiction Nursing as a Specialty

  • Working in Community Settings

  • Pathways Mapping dual Diagnosis Patients

  • New Teams and New Roles in the Community

  • Nursing Roles: Commonalities and Differences

  • Problems and Issues

  • Conclusion

  • References