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The development and evaluation of a self-care intervention for informal caregivers of relatives with bipolar disorder. (2016)
Thesis
BOAG, L.S. 2016. The development and evaluation of a self-care intervention for informal caregivers of relatives with bipolar disorder. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Background: Informal caregivers provide unpaid support to a family member, which has been shown to more positively affect their relatives health outcomes than equivalent paid caregivers. The provision of this support, however, comes at a cost to the... Read More about The development and evaluation of a self-care intervention for informal caregivers of relatives with bipolar disorder..

Nurses' and healthcare support workers' experiences of enhanced observations and impact on their health and wellbeing. (2015)
Presentation / Conference
ADDO, M., STEPHEN, A.I. and GIBB, J. 2015. Nurses' and healthcare support workers' experiences of enhanced observations and impact on their health and wellbeing. Presented at 2015 Scottish NHS quality event, 10 December 2015, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen, UK.

What are the perspectives of nurses and health care support workers regarding their participation in enhanced observation practices in acute mental health care settings?

BECOMING: an analysis of narratives describing the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in solution focused brief therapy. (2015)
Thesis
SMITH, S.W. 2015. BECOMING: an analysis of narratives describing the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in solution focused brief therapy. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis is a study of the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT). While the clinical outcomes of using SFBT, and other psychological therapies, to treat clients have been the subject of much re... Read More about BECOMING: an analysis of narratives describing the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in solution focused brief therapy..

Emotional support in palliative care nursing: a concept analysis. (2010)
Thesis
WATSON, F.C.T. 2010. Emotional support in palliative care nursing: a concept analysis. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.

This thesis reports a study that aimed to examine the use of the term emotional support within palliative care nursing. The term žemotional supportŸ appears frequently in the nursing literature, however, there is no clear definition of what it is and... Read More about Emotional support in palliative care nursing: a concept analysis..


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