publication . Article . 2011

School nurses and mental health

Pryjmachuk, S.; Graham, T.; Haddad, M.; Tylee, A.;
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  • Published: 27 Aug 2011 Journal: Journal of Clinical Nursing, volume 21, pages 850-859 (issn: 0962-1067, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Aims and objectives: To explore the views of school nurses regarding mental health problems in young people and their potential for engaging in mental health work with this client group.\ud \ud Background: Mental health problems in children and young people are an important public health issue. Universal children’s services play a key role in identifying and managing these problems and, while school nurses have an important function in this work, little is known about their views on this aspect of their role.\ud \ud Design: A qualitative research design employing focus group methodology.\ud \ud Method: School nurses (n = 33) were purposively sampled from four sc...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Nursing, Mental health, Health care, business.industry, business, Focus group, Qualitative research, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Social skills, Health promotion, School nursing, Family medicine, RJ

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