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Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions (Social Science for…
by Jan Walker
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0335223869, Paperback)"This book is a 'must' for degree level nursing and other health care students ... provides an excellent introduction to psychology for anyone working in social care, but is detailed enough for psychology graduates who left the subject behind some years ago ... could make a real difference to people's lives who are on the delivery or receiving end of health care ... ".
"I would highly recommend this text to any student studying psychology as part of the CFP or later years and to qualified nurses with an interest in psychology and it's relationship to holistic practice. It is must for every student nurse out there, a book dedicated to the nursing professions most important aspect; understanding our patients needs."
This bestselling book introduces students and practitioners to psychological knowledge and understanding, and helps them to apply sound psychological principles in clinical contexts.
The text has been comprehensively updated to include new theoretical concepts and contemporary research. It provides clear and concise descriptions of psychological theories, research-based evidence, and practical examples of applications across the lifespan in different health and social care settings.
New to this edition are: A new chapter on emotions A new chapter on pain Additional exercises to assist the learning process An even wider range of case studies covering all age groups Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions is essential reading for students undertaking pre- and post-qualifying diploma or degree level courses in nursing and health care, including nurses, midwives, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and radiographers. It is also a useful introduction to the application of psychology for professionals working in social care.
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This title has been updated to include new theoretical concepts and contemporary research. It provides clear, concise descriptions of psychological theories, research-based evidence and practical examples of applications across the lifespan in different health and social care settings.
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