Mental Health Nursing: A South African Perspective by Leana Uys, Lyn Middleton

By Leana Uys, Lyn Middleton

This publication is the results of a co-operative attempt through psychological well-being nurses from all around the state to provide a textbook for the educating and studying of psychological wellbeing and fitness nursing. This fifth version has been up-to-date and accelerated take into consideration quite a few curricula in psychological healthiness nursing. The textual content is written in easy-to-understand language and offers an procedure that might swimsuit neighborhood situations. wealthy in evidence-based perform and useful examples, psychological well-being Nursing will facilitate an energetic studying adventure of the topic. positive aspects of the recent variation contain: New bankruptcy: individuals with psychological affliction who've co-morbid health conditions; New bankruptcy: psychological well-being of individuals dwelling with HIV/AIDs.

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22 Juta & Co. A Conceptual Framework for Mental Health Nursing Most likely to be healthy: Sublimation Altruism Humour Suppression Anticipation Most likely to be unhealthy: Dissociation Reaction-formation Displacement Repression Fixation Regression Intellectualization Passive-aggressive behaviour Hypochondria Fantasy Compensation Identification Projection Distortion Denial These defence mechanisms can be defined as follows. Sublimation. This means that needs which are unacceptable according to society's standards are gratified in a way that is socially acceptable, such as an aggressive person becoming a surgeon.

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