Stickley, T. and Freshwater, D., 2006. The art of listening in the therapeutic relationship (cover story). Mental Health Practice, 9 (5), pp. 12-18.
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The article focuses on the significance of listening and communication in establishing therapeutic relationship in the provision mental health services citing the role of the mental health nurse. Evidence indicates the link between practitioner and patient communication with a range of patient outcome measures, including decreased anxiety, enhanced coping ability and greater adherence to treatment. It is therefore suggested that nursing students and nurses be trained with the proper communication skills through continuous professional development and in-service training.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Listening; Nurse-Patient Relationship; Therapeutic Skills; Mental Health Services; Psychiatric Nursing|
|Subjects:||Technology > Medicine and Health|
|Group:||School of Health and Social Care > Centre for Social Work and Social Policy|
School of Health and Social Care
|Deposited By:||Mr Adam Field|
|Deposited On:||17 Dec 2007|
|Last Modified:||07 Mar 2013 14:44|
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