Mental health

mental health


NICE guideline: learning disabilities and challenging behaviour


Children with learning disabilities can exhibit challenging behaviour; learn how best to intervene and prevent it

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Eating disorders: information for the public


Eating disorders are difficult to talk about: read on to learn more about eating disorders, how they are managed, and where to find more information

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NICE ADHD guideline


The updated summary covers key points on identification and treatment of ADHD, management, supporting families and carers, and appropriate medication.

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NICE psychosis and schizophrenia guideline


A clear summary of NICE's guideline on psychosis and schizophrenia management in primary care. Includes prevention, first episode psychosis, and monitoring.

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NICE older people wellbeing guideline


This summarises NICE's guideline on interventions to maintain and improve the mental wellbeing and independence of people aged 65 years or older.

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Feature articles

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Challenging mental health stigma in young people


Zoe Butler, winner of the Guidelines for Nurses-sponsored Andrew Parker Student Nurse Award at the RCNi Awards 2017, explains how her Hot potato project is raising awareness of mental wellbeing in young people and destigmatising mental illness

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The power of listening: stress, distress, and depression


Sheila Hardy explains the causes of stress, distress, and depression; how to recognise these conditions; and the role played by practice nurses in prevention and treatment.

Tools and resources

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Identifying medical comorbidities in autism spectrum disorders


Disclaimer: This guide for healthcare professionals on identifying medical comorbidities in autism spectrum disorders has been developed by Treating Autism.

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Life story book guidance and template


Disclaimer: The Life story book guidance and template have been developed by Dementia UK.Source: Dementia UK ( Hosted with permission. March 2017.

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The power of listening: stress, distress, and depression


This CPD activity consists of 5 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) designed to test your knowledge on stress, distress, and depression—you will then be prompted to reflect on your learning.

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