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Module Reading List

Working with People with Complex Mental Health Needs, 2019/20, Semester 1
Professor John Baker
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

School of Healthcare

HECS 3261 Complex Mental Health Needs

Reading list:



AINSCOUGH,C and K.TOON. 2008. Eds. Breaking free : help for survivors of child sexual abuse. London: Sheldon.

HAMMICK,M., D.FREETH., J.COPPERMAN. and  D.GOODSMAN. 2009. Being interprofessional. Cambridge: Polity Press.

RUTHERFORD,M. and S.DUGGAN. 2007. Forensic Mental Health Services. London: The Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health. Available at

WOODS,P. and A.M.KETTLES. Eds. 2009. Risk Assessment and Management in Mental Health Nursing. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.



BENSON, J. and J.THISTLETHWAITE. 2009. Mental health across cultures: a practical guide for health professionals. Oxford : Radcliffe Publishing.  

CALLAGHAN, P., J. PLAYLE AND L. COOPER 2009. Mental health nursing skills. Oxford University Press.

DOYAL,M. and M.DOLAN. 2002. Violence Risk assessment Combining Actuarial and Clinical Information to Structure Clinical Judgements for the Formulation and Management of Risk. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing.. 9 649-657.

GAMBLE,C. and G.BRENNAN. 2000.  Working With Serious Mental Illness. A manual for clinical practice London: Bailliere Tindall.

McCABE, C. AND TIMMINS, F. 2006. Communication skills for nursing practice. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

MORRALL, P. 2000. Madness and murder. London: Whurr.

OUGRIN,D. T.ZUNDEL. and  A.V.NG. 2010. Self-harm in young people : a therapeutic assessment manual. London: Hodder Arnold.

PALMER,S. Ed. 2009. Suicide : strategies and interventions for reduction and prevention. Hove: Routledge.

PILGRIM, D.  2005.  Key Concepts in Mental Health. London: Sage

SMITH,C. and CREWDSON, S. Eds. 2007. Mental health. Cambridge: Independence.

THOMPSON,C. and D.DOWDING. 2001. Clinical Decision Making and Judgement in Nursing. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. 

WHO. 2009. Improving Health Systems and Services for Mental health. WHO.  Available from

WILLOWS,J. 2009. Moving on after childhood sexual abuse : understanding the effects and preparing for therapy. London: Routledge.


Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing.

Psychological medicine.

Advances in psychiatric treatment.

The Journal Of Psychotherapy Practice And Research

This list was last updated on 12/09/2014