Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions

Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions

作者:Walker, Jan/ Payne, Sheila/ Smith, Paul/ Jarrett, Nikki, 出版社: , 出版日期:2007-07-01

商品條碼:9780335223862, ISBN:0335223869
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Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions
"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 ... ".
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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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