The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 13 Issue 1

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Table of contents - Special Issue: Mental health practice: a risky business?

Guest Editors: Anne Felton, Nicola Wright

Violence risk assessment and management in mental health: a conceptual, empirical and practice critique

Patrick Callaghan, Andrew Grundy

The purpose of this paper is to examine empirical, epistemological and conceptual challenges and clinical narratives in the application of risk assessment and management in mental…


Risk in mental health: a review on and of the psychiatrist

Giles Newton-Howes

The purpose of this paper is to review the perceptions of risk from the viewpoint of the psychiatrist, in the context of the expectations of patients, staff and society.

Characteristics of mental health recovery model implementation and managers’ and clinicians’ risk aversion

Sally Crowe, Frank Deane

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationships between clinicians’ and managers’ risk aversion and a range of variables related to the implementation of the…


Self-harm: from risk management to relational and recovery-oriented care

Jean Morrissey, Louise Doyle, Agnes Higgins

The purpose of this paper is to examine the discourses that shape nurses’ understanding of self-harm and explore strategies for working with people who self-harm in a relational…


Risk time framing for wellbeing in older people: a multi-national appreciative inquiry

Charlotte Laura Clarke, Mike Titterton, Jane Wilcockson, Jane Reed, Wendy Moyle, Barbara Klein, Sandra Marais, Glenda Cook

The purpose of this paper is to explore the experience of older people and their sense of developing wellbeing, including consideration of the strategies they employ to respond to…

Rethinking risk: a narrative approach

Anne Felton, Theo Stickley

The assessment and management of risk is central to contemporary mental health practice. The emergence of recovery has contributed to demands for more service user centred…

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