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Conducting a mixed methods study to explore staff perceptions in providing care to individuals with co-occurring mental health problems and illicit substance use (2020)
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Howard, V. (2020). Conducting a mixed methods study to explore staff perceptions in providing care to individuals with co-occurring mental health problems and illicit substance use

This case study examines key issues in designing, developing, and conducting a research study to explore the perceptions of inpatient staff to individuals with co-occurring mental health problems and illicit substance use. The use of mixed methods re... Read More about Conducting a mixed methods study to explore staff perceptions in providing care to individuals with co-occurring mental health problems and illicit substance use.

Factors influencing adequate and effective clinical supervision for inpatient mental health nurses’ personal and professional development. An integrative review (2020)
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Howard, V., & Eddy‐Imishue, G. K. (in press). Factors influencing adequate and effective clinical supervision for inpatient mental health nurses’ personal and professional development. An integrative review. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12604

Introduction: Clinical supervision (CS) has been recognised as a reflective mechanism in inpatient mental health nursing practice, however it remains unclear what adequate and effective supervision entails for inpatient mental health nurses. Aim:... Read More about Factors influencing adequate and effective clinical supervision for inpatient mental health nurses’ personal and professional development. An integrative review.

Recognising narcissistic abuse and the implications for mental health nursing practice (2019)
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Howard, V. (2019). Recognising narcissistic abuse and the implications for mental health nursing practice. Issues in mental health nursing, 40(8), 644-654. https://doi.org/10.1080/01612840.2019.1590485

Emotional and psychological abuse are components of what are now more commonly accepted as aspects of domestic violence in addition to physical assault. Narcissistic abuse formulations of domestic violence are lesser known concepts and not recognised... Read More about Recognising narcissistic abuse and the implications for mental health nursing practice.