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Using psychosocial interventions within a high-security hospital

Psychosocial interventions have been used for many years in caring for people with mental health problems. The few interventions that have a recognised evidence base are cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), family interventions, and education programmes for patients and carers. Describes the process of implementing these interventions in a forensic setting and makes recommendations for future practice. Outlines the training provide to staff and the importance of adequate staffing levels.

Additional Titles
Nursing Times
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Key Information

Type of Reference
Jour
ISBN/ISSN
0954-7762
Resource Database
Social care online
Publication Year
2004
Issue Number
3.8.04
Start Page
36-39