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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Neil Niven, Jill Robinson
    Pages 1-6
  3. Neil Niven, Jill Robinson
    Pages 7-38
  4. Neil Niven, Jill Robinson
    Pages 39-64
  5. Neil Niven, Jill Robinson
    Pages 65-99
  6. Neil Niven, Jill Robinson
    Pages 100-132
  7. Neil Niven, Jill Robinson
    Pages 133-163
  8. Neil Niven, Jill Robinson
    Pages 164-184
  9. Neil Niven, Jill Robinson
    Pages 185-205
  10. Neil Niven, Jill Robinson
    Pages 206-226
  11. Neil Niven, Jill Robinson
    Pages 227-266
  12. Neil Niven, Jill Robinson
    Pages 267-312
  13. Neil Niven, Jill Robinson
    Pages 313-345
  14. Neil Niven, Jill Robinson
    Pages 346-382
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 384-388

About this book

Introduction

A comprehensive and applied text which explores those aspects of psychology which directly inform nursing care. The focus is always on practical nursing interventions, and the authors emphasize the importance of research-based practice and the need to understand and evaluate existing practice throughout. Case studies from hospital and community nursing are used to expand theoretical points and encourage direct application. Self assessment questions conclude each chapter to aid learning.

Keywords

assessment care communication hospital nursing organizations pain psychology stress

Authors and affiliations

  • Neil Niven
    • 1
  • Jill Robinson
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Medicine and DentistryUniversity of Newcastle upon TyneUK
  2. 2.Suffolk and Great Yarmouth College of Nursing and Midwifery, and Suffolk CollegeIpswichUK

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