Concentric Group Therapy for Aggression: A Historical Perspective.
Authors: Lanza M Abstract The purpose of this study is to present themes from a novel group therapy intervention for veterans with aggression. The groups were designed based on a psychodynamic rather than cognitive?behavioral theoretical framework, in which there are two overlapping short and long-term groups. Content analysis revealed six themes including, control your anger, helplessness, improvement, disagreements, where are the boundaries, and co-leadership, parallel process. This unique and innovative approach for the treatment of veterans with a history of aggressive behavior helped improved their understandi...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - October 10, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Losing our soul: American values.
Authors: Flaskerud JH PMID: 30300570 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - October 10, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

'The Art of Understanding in Forensic Psychiatric Care' - From a Caring Science Perspective Based on a Lifeworld Approach.
Authors: Hörberg U Abstract Patients in forensic psychiatric clinics are a vulnerable and exposed patient group due to suffering from a severe mental disorder, having committed a crime and being cared for against their will in an institutional environment with a high level of security. The art of understanding in forensic psychiatric care is discussed from a caring science perspective, based on a lifeworld approach. The aim is to contribute knowledge that can support staff, who daily meet patients on forensic psychiatric wards, in applying a caring attitude. PMID: 30273078 [PubMed - as supplied by publishe...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - October 4, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Dietary Advice for People with Schizophrenia.
Authors: Whitehead L PMID: 30273095 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - October 4, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Immigrant Women and Mental Health Care: Findings from an Environmental Scan.
Authors: O'Mahony J, Clark N Abstract Immigrant women's mental health is a growing public health policy issue. New immigrant mothers may be particularly vulnerable to less than optimal mental health following childbirth given the cultural and geographic isolation, socioeconomic factors, gender roles, and language difficulties that influence their postpartum experiences. The purpose of this environmental scan was to increase understanding of immigrant women's perinatal mental health care services within the interior of a western Canadian province. Four interrelated themes emerged to impact postpartum health of immig...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - October 4, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Patients' Needs of Religion/Spirituality Integration in Two Mental Health Clinics in the Netherlands.
Discussion and implications for practice: Nurses are recommended to be aware of the diversity of patients' R/S care needs. Actively addressing R/S may help in recognizing implicit or even hidden R/S care needs. Further considerations on whether and how to respond to patients' R/S care needs would be justified. PMID: 30273504 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - October 4, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Working with Troubled Youth in Community, Mental Health and Justice Systems: The Mental Health Implications.
Authors: Anderson NLR PMID: 30277827 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - October 4, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Correlates of Perinatal Post-Traumatic Stress Among Culturally Diverse Women with Depressive Symptomatology.
Authors: Vignato J, Connelly CD, Bush RA, Georges JM, Semino-Asaro S, Calero P, Horwitz SM Abstract Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an important and often neglected comorbidity of pregnancy; left untreated, it can lead to serious health complications for the mother and developing fetus. Structured interviews were conducted to identify risk factors of PTSD among culturally diverse women with depressive symptomatology receiving perinatal services at community obstetric/gynecologic clinics. Women abused as adults, with two or more instances of trauma, greater trauma severity, insomnia, and low social support ...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - October 4, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Intention to Seek Depression Treatment in Latina Immigrant Mothers.
CONCLUSIONS: The differing role of social support in Latina immigrant mothers should be explored. PMID: 30252541 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 27, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Perspectives and Experiences of Primary Caregivers of Individuals with Schizophrenia in Thailand.
This study investigates primary caregiver perspectives on long-term experiences of caring for individuals with schizophrenia in Thailand. Study participants were 30 caregivers in the Bangkok Metropolitan Area (BMA). Data were collected by semi-structured qualitative interview and analyzed by thematic analysis. Participants defined psychotic symptoms as symptoms requiring prevention and good care, which caregivers must learn to live with. Caregivers were reported to have "acquired experience in controlling psychotic symptoms and recognizing frequency, timing, content, warning signs, and patient response." Schizoph...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 27, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Introducing a Conversational Model Therapy Approach as a Team Model of Care: The Clinician Experience in a Sexual Assault Service.
This article examines clinician experience in adopting a contemporary psychodynamic model of care by exploring the experiences and perspectives of staff at an Australian hospital-based sexual assault service (SAS), reflecting then on implications for how to best engage clinicians in a model of care change and training. The Conversational Model of Therapy (CMT) is a contemporary psychodynamic approach integrating evidence from developmental psychology, neuroscience and trauma. Training was provided in the CMT approach to Short-Term Intensive Psychodynamic Psychotherapy seeking to enable the service to better provide for the...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 27, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

The Relationship between Hopelessness and Clinical Characteristics of Hospitalized Patients with Recent Suicide Attempt.
This study aimed to assess hopelessness in 170 hospitalized individuals with recent suicide attempt and examine its association with patients' characteristics, with a view to improving awareness in health professionals and especially nurses, who are among the first to take care of these patients. Participants completed Beck Hopelessness Scale and Beck Depression Inventory. More than half (51.18%) experienced moderate-to-severe hopelessness. A multiple linear regression analysis showed that age, attempted suicide method, past suicide attempt, and psychiatric diagnosis contributed statistically significantly to hopelessness ...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 27, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Supportive Peer Relationships and Mental Health in Adolescence: An Integrative Review.
Authors: Roach A Abstract In the United States, nearly one in five adolescents has a diagnosable mental health disorder. Beginning in the teenage years, adolescents become less reliant on their parents for support and begin to turn to their peer group for support; therefore, it is important to understand the role of peers during this developmental time, especially in relation to mental health. The purpose of this project is to review the literature regarding positive peer support and mental health in adolescence. CINAHL, PubMed, and PsycINFO were used to conduct the review. The inclusive years of the search were 20...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 27, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Review: Chlorpromazine Versus Penfluridol for Schizophrenia.
Authors: Pich J PMID: 30252565 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 27, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

The Perspectives of Volunteer Counselors of Korean Immigrant Women Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence.
This study investigates what needs to be considered in our current health services to appropriately respond to abused Korean immigrant women. Using a community-based participatory approach, this qualitative interpretive description analyzed counseling documents and semi-structured interviews. Data analyses suggested that intimate partner violence (IPV) screening for ethnic minority women in health care settings can be improved by informing patients about the role of health care providers in addressing IPV, establishing rapport before IPV screening, assuring confidentiality is maintained, respecting Korean immigrant women's...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 27, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Highlights of ISPN on Its 20th Anniversary.
Authors: Thomas SP PMID: 30247983 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 26, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

The Effect of a Resilience Enhancement Programme for Female Runaway Youths: A Quasi-Experimental Study.
Authors: Noh D Abstract The effects of a resilience enhancement programme on resilience, depression, anxiety, and problem drinking among female runaway youths living in shelters were evaluated. Participants were 32 youths (16 experimental and 16 control participants), assessed at pre-test, post-test, and one-month follow-up. The programme incorporated five protective factors associated with resilience: self-esteem, self-regulation, relational skills, problem-solving skills, and goal-setting skills. There were significant group-by-time interaction effects for resilience, anxiety, and problem drinking at one-month fo...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 23, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Postpartum Depression Risk in Husbands of Women Who Had Caesarean Section Deliveries in Turkey.
This study was conducted to determine the risk of postpartum depression in husbands of women who had a caesarean section and the factors affecting this risk. The study sample included husbands of 298 women who gave birth for the first time and via caesarean in Zonguldak Maternity and Child Health Hospital in Turkey. Data were collected using a data collection form and the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. This study revealed that more than one-third of the fathers had a risk of postpartum depression. It also revealed that postpartum depression risk was high in fathers who had girl babies and whose wives had postpartum ...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 14, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Military and Veteran Caregivers' Perspectives of Stressors and a Mind-Body Program.
Authors: Bui E, Blackburn AM, Brenner LH, Laifer LM, Park ER, Fricchione GL, Sylvia LG Abstract There are over one million post-9/11 military caregivers in the United States who face a variety of stressors inherent to caring for an incapacitated loved one. Mind-body interventions, such as the Stress Management and Resilience Training Relaxation Response Resiliency Program (SMART-3RP), have been shown to reduce stress and improve overall health and functioning. The present qualitative study aims to explore stressors experienced by military caregivers in their caregiving role and to assess attitudes towards the ...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 14, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Providing a Safe Environment in a Psychiatric Ward: Nurses and Vigilance in Iran.
Authors: Vahidi M, Ebrahimi H, Areshtanab HN, Jafarabadi MA, West S, Foong A, Cleary M Abstract The aim of this study was to explore nurses' use of vigilance in the provision of inpatient psychiatric care. In this qualitative exploratory descriptive design study, 16 nurses working in inpatient psychiatric units were recruited through purposive sampling. Data were collected by semi-structured interviews and fieldwork observations and analysed using conventional content analysis. According to participants, nurses' vigilance is related to synthesising knowledge, experience, communication, and presence. This conclusion...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 13, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Exploring Expressions of Depression in Black Single Mothers.
CONCLUSIONS/IMPLICATIONS: Consider culture and individualized assessments to explore feelings of anger and sadness when screening for depressive symptoms in specific sub-groups of Black single mothers. Consider the use of appropriate screening tools. PMID: 30204027 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 13, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Global Mental Health Initiatives.
Authors: Flaskerud JH PMID: 30204030 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 13, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Mental Health Nursing Practice and Indigenous Australians: A Multi-Sited Ethnography.
Authors: Molloy L, Walker K, Lakeman R, Lees D Abstract Criticism of public mental services provided to Indigenous Australians have persisted over the last two decades, despite several national reports and policies that have attempted to promote positive service change. Mental health nurses represent the largest professional group practising within these services. This paper reports on a multi-sited ethnography of mental health nursing practice as it relates to this group of mental health service users. It explores the beliefs and ideas that nurses identified about specialist mental health nursing practice and Indi...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 13, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Therapeutic Relationships and Safety of Care in Iranian Psychiatric Inpatient Units.
Authors: Vahidi M, Ebrahimi H, Areshtanab HN, Jafarabadi MA, Lees D, Foong A, Cleary M Abstract Enhancing therapeutic relationships between patients and staff is of central importance to improve the quality and safety of care in psychiatric inpatient units. However, there is limited evidence as to how therapeutic relationships may be enabled in this specific context. This paper presents findings of a study that explored the link between therapeutic relationships and safety in Iranian psychiatric inpatient units. In this exploratory, descriptive study, seven patients at the point of discharge and 19 staff in psychia...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 13, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Nursing Students' in Mental Health Nursing Shown by the Debriefing Phase in Low-Fidelity Simulation.
Authors: Kirkbakk-Fjær K, Skundberg-Kletthagen H Abstract There is a lack of documentation about how nursing students evaluate the debriefing phase in simulation in mental health nursing. The aim of this quantitative study was to describe nursing students' experiences of the debriefing phase after low-fidelity simulation activities in mental health nursing, and to investigate whether background data influence their experience. Data were collected using the "Debriefing Experience Scale" and analysed with descriptive and comparative tests. Students with more than 1 year's clinical praxis experienced s...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - September 7, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Mental Health Care Interventions in Child Welfare: Integrative Review of Evidence-Based Literature.
Authors: Lahti M, Linno M, Pael J, Lenk-Adusoo M, Timonen-Kallio E Abstract Many of the youths living in vulnerable environments in child welfare settings are in need of psychiatric treatment as well as child protection services. There is an urgent demand for closer collaboration between these two sectors in order to ensure more effective work in child welfare regarding to mental health care interventions is provided. The aim of this integrative review was to describe the evidence-based literature related to mental health care interventions provided in child welfare. Seven databases (PubMed, EBSCOhost, Ovid MEDLINE...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 30, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Using Social Media in Nursing Education: An Emerging Teaching Tool.
Authors: Lopez V, Cleary M PMID: 30142004 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 25, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Rule Breaking: Some Positive and Negative Implications for Professional Standards and Clinical Practice.
Authors: Cleary M, Lees D, Sayers J PMID: 30142019 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 25, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Predictors of Posttraumatic Growth Among University Students Who Experienced a Recent Earthquake.
Authors: Kim I, Oh WO Abstract A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit Gyeongju City, South Korea, in 2016, traumatising and psychologically panicking residents. The purpose of this study was to identify predictive factors for posttraumatic growth (PTG) among university students who experienced South Korea's largest earthquake. A cross-sectional descriptive survey was distributed to a convenience sample of 493 university students in Gyeongju City. Data were collected via 5 self-report questionnaires. PTG was found to be positively correlated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), resilience and social support. Multiple ...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Valproate for Schizophrenia.
Authors: Scruth E PMID: 30111200 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

A Pilot Study Exploring Nursing Knowledge of Depression and Suicidal Ideation in Kenya.
Authors: Muga T, Mbuthia G, Gatimu SM, Rossiter R Abstract Nurses play key roles in recognizing, diagnosing, managing, and referring persons with mental disorders. This cross-sectional study assessed mental health literacy (depression and suicidal ideation) among nurses in a private urban referral hospital in Kenya. Nurses read a vignette and answered questions regarding diagnosis, treatment/interventions, and related attitudes and beliefs. Thirty-seven nurses (12 males) completed the questionnaire. Three correctly identified the diagnosis and 23 identified depression only. Although 75% noted the symptoms were extr...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Self-Reported Needs for Care, Support and Treatment of Persons Who Frequently Visit Psychiatric Emergency Rooms in Sweden.
CONCLUSION: To meet the needs of persons who frequently visit PERs, close cooperation between concerned welfare actors should be implemented. PMID: 30111203 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Modification and Initial Psychometric Evaluation of the Physical Health Attitude Scale for Use in the Canadian Mental Health and Addictions Context.
This study aims to modify and provide an initial psychometric evaluation of the PHASe tool for use in a Canadian mental health and addictions context. METHODS: In Phase 1, clinical experts (n = 8) were consulted to provide feedback on the content and face validity of the PHASe tool. In Phase 2, the PHASe tool was piloted with nurses at a large urban mental health and addiction organization in Ontario, Canada (n = 77). RESULTS: In Phase 1, 4 items were added and 5 items were removed from the tool based on feedback provided by experts. In Phase 2, 12 poorly correlated items were removed. A...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Clinical Validation of the Portuguese Version of "Substance Addiction Consequences" Derived from the Nursing Outcomes Classification.
Clinical Validation of the Portuguese Version of "Substance Addiction Consequences" Derived from the Nursing Outcomes Classification. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2018 Aug 15;:1-7 Authors: Seabra PRC, Amendoeira JJP, Sá LO, Capelas MLV Abstract Our aim was to contribute to the clinical validation of "Substance Addiction Consequences" (SAC) derived from the nursing outcomes classification (NOC), and to analyse psychometric properties. To that purpose, we applied a methodological design. The study's outcome comprises 16 nursing-sensitive indicators, within four different consequenc...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Prenatal and Postnatal Attachment Among Turkish Mothers Diagnosed with a Mental Health Disorder.
Authors: Özcan NK, Boyacıoğlu NE, Dikeç G, Dinç H, Enginkaya S, Tomruk N Abstract The presence of a mental disorder in the mother is one of the key factors affecting attachment. The present study aimed to evaluate prenatal and postnatal attachment among mothers diagnosed with a mental health disorder by comparing them to a healthy group. The patient group included women who received follow-up care in a psychiatric clinic (74 pregnant and 75 postpartum), and the healthy group consisted of women who attended a follow-up polyclinic (118 pregnant and 82 postpartum). Data were collected using questi...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

The Effect of Music on Auditory Hallucination and Quality of Life in Schizophrenic Patients: A Randomised Controlled Trial.
Authors: Ertekin Pinar Rn PhD S, Tel Rn PhD H Abstract The study was conducted to determine the effects of music on auditory hallucination and quality of life in schizophrenic patients. The sample of this randomised controlled study consisted of 28 patients (14 experimental and 14 control groups) hospitalised with a diagnosis of schizophrenia (DSM-IV) and auditory hallucination. The study data were collected with the Information Form, The Scale for the Assessment of Positive Symptoms (SAPS), Characteristics of Auditory Hallucinations Questionnaire, and The World Health Organization Quality of Life Scale (WHOQOL-BRE...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Adolescent Substance Use and Effects on the Birth Experience.
This study revealed direct and indirect effects by all risk factors on the adolescent's birth experience. Implications for nursing practice suggest collaboration between maternal child health and mental health nurses in prenatal, hospital, and follow-up healthcare settings to provide essential assessment of risk factors and resources and referrals across the perinatal period. PMID: 30111219 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

"From a Family Home to Hell": Experiences and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence Among Married Jordanian Women.
This study aimed to understand the experience of intimate partner violence (IPV) and related consequences among married Jordanian women. A qualitative exploratory design using semi-structured interviews (n = 10) was employed. Analysis of the qualitative data revealed two main themes. The first theme focused on the transition: "From a family home to Hell". The second theme was described as the path from wellness to illness, including an analysis of the various consequences of IPV. A continuous educational program for the victims themselves and healthcare professionals along with a serious partnership...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Our Increasing Discontent: Why Aren't We Happier?
Authors: Flaskerud JH PMID: 30081689 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 10, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Undisclosed Consequences of Drug Use.
Authors: Flaskerud JH PMID: 30081691 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 10, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Development and Psychometric Testing of the Suicidal Recovery Ability Scale (SRAS) for Assessing Individuals Who Have Attempted Suicide.
Authors: Sun FK, Lu CY, Huang HM, Yu PJ, Chiang CY Abstract Assessing the recovery ability of individuals who have attempted suicide is crucial for psychiatric health nurses. The purpose of this study was to develop and test a psychometric Suicidal Recovery Ability Scale (SRAS). Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) indicated that three subscales with 15 items best fit the data. The global SRAS score showed significant negative correlation with the Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS) score. The Cronbach's α and test-retest reliability scores for the global SRAS and the subscales all exceeded 0.70. Nurses can use the S...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 10, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Co-creation of the Safewards Model in a Forensic Mental Health Care Facility.
This study showed that the inclusion of co-creation principles in the implementation strategy enhanced staff adherence to the Safewards model as demonstrated by the high fidelity scores, and effectively led to increased buy-in and engagement of staff. PMID: 30067417 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - August 3, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

A Call to Action from the Heartland of the Opioid Epidemic.
Authors: Thomas SP PMID: 29877777 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - June 8, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Iranian Hospital Nurses' Lived Experiences of Emotional Intelligence: A Phenomenological Study.
Authors: Imani B, Mohamad Khan Kermanshahi S, Vanaki Z, Kazemnejad Lili A, Zoghipaydar M Abstract Emotional intelligence can help nurses improve their clients' satisfaction and health. The aim of this hermeneutic phenomenological study was to explore Iranian hospital nurses' lived experiences of emotional intelligence. Data collection was done through holding ten in-depth semi-structured interviews with ten hospital nurses. Participants were recruited from hospitals affiliated with Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan, Iran. Data analysis was done using Van Manen's ( 1997 ) six-step approach and resulted...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - June 2, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Turning the Tables: Power Relations between Consumer Researchers and other Mental Health Researchers.
Authors: Happell B, Gordon S, Bocking J, Ellis P, Roper C, Liggins J, Scholz B, Platania-Phung C Abstract A crucial development resulting from consumer involvement in mental health services has been engagement as active participants in mental health research, often conducted in collaboration with mental health researchers representing the health disciplines (referred to in this paper as 'other' researchers). Despite progress in mental health consumer research, unequal power relations continue to pose a major barrier. Although power issues are discussed in the literature, there is little research from the perspectiv...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - June 1, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Effects of a Brief Empowerment Program for Families of Persons with Mental Illness in South Korea: A Pilot Study.
Authors: Hyun MS, Nam KA, Kim H Abstract Families of persons with mental illness (PMIs) are considered important resources for PMIs rather than as contributors to their mental illness. However, these families experience not only the burden of caregiving but also social stigma and discrimination in various aspects of their lives, and their psychosocial needs tend to be overlooked. This was a pilot study to explore the effects of a brief empowerment program on the empowerment and quality of life of families of PMIs in South Korea. A repeated-measures design with a control group and pre/post-follow-up testing was used...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - June 1, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

The Effect of Motivational Interviewing on Craving and Dependence on Hookah in Suburban Pregnant Women in South East of Iran.
Authors: Mojahed K, Navidian A Abstract Hookah smoking during pregnancy is a health concern which requires effective interventions. Thus, the authors have aimed to evaluate the effect of motivational interviewing on craving and dependence on hookah in pregnant women (n = 140) addicted to hookah who reside in the outskirts of Zahedan, a city in southeast of Iran. The subjects were selected using the convenience sampling and randomly divided into either the control or intervention group. The intervention group received five motivational interviewing group sessions about hookah smoking withdrawal, whereas the control ...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - June 1, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

The Multiple Meanings of Walls.
Authors: Lesser J PMID: 29847192 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - June 1, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Increase Adherence to Psychotropic Medication through Motivational Adherence Therapy: A Quality Improvement Project.
DISCUSSION: MISAT should be considered in other settings where patients diagnosed with SMI are faced with non-adherence to psychotropic medication, but the sessions' format should be structured to fit the patients' needs. PMID: 29847199 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing)
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - June 1, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research

Harms to Consumers of Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities in the United States: An Analysis of News Articles.
Authors: Shields MC, Reneau H, Albert SM, Siegel L, Trinh NH Abstract Inpatient psychiatric facilities in the United States lack systematic regulation and monitoring of a variety of patient safety concerns. We conducted a qualitative analysis of 61 news articles to identify common causes and types of harms within inpatient psychiatric facilities, with a focus on physical harm. The news articles reported on patient self-harm, patient-patient violence, and violence between patients and staff, noting that youth, older adults, and veterans were especially vulnerable. Harms occurred throughout the care continuum - at ad...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - June 1, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: Issues Ment Health Nurs Source Type: research