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Mental Health Complex Emotional Difficulties

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Introduction


The Library and Knowledge Service for Sussex Partnership has a number of ways to keep busy health care staff up to date with the latest evidence. Here is a selected list of resources and services available for your use. See all resources on our website.

To access the online resources listed you will need an OpenAthens account. Register for your account here. Remember to select Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust as your organisation.

Contact spnt.library-services@nhs.net for advice.


Books


  • Haigh R. The theory and practice of democratic therapeutic community treatment. Jessica Kingsley, 2017. Available online.
  • Mucci C.Borderline bodies: affect regulation therapy for personality disorders. W W Norton, 2018. Available in print.
  • Paris J.Treatment of borderline personality disorder: a guide to evidence-based practice. 2nd ed. Guilford Press, 2020. Available in print.
  • Ramsden J. Working effectively with ‘personality disorder’: contemporary and critical approaches to clinical and organizational practice. Pavilion Publishing and Media, 2020. Available in print.
  • Sperry L. Handbook of diagnosis and treatment of DSM-5 personality disorders: assessment, case conceptualization, and treatment. 3rd ed. Routledge, 2016. Available in print.

See the full collection of books at the library’s catalogue.


Evidence Searching


We provide evidence to answer questions about patient care, service improvement, research and clinical teaching. Recent searches for Complex Emotional Difficulties include:

  • Psychological therapies for personality disorder
  • Occupational Therapy and Emotional Regulation
  • Mindfulness for trauma
  • Yoga therapy for psychological trauma

To request a search, contact spnt.library-services@nhs.net


Evidence-Based Clinical Summaries


Cochrane Clinical Answers – clinically focussed research from Cochrane Reviews. Each CCA contains a clinical Q&A with data on outcomes relevant to healthcare professionals and links to graphics.

Clinical Key – a decision-making resource that draws relevant answers from a wide range of current, comprehensive content across 30+ medical specialties.

BMJ Best Practice Regularly updated, this resource draws on the latest evidence-based research to offer step-by-step guidance on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention. App available.


Exam Preparation


We provide access to online exam resources from The Birmingham Course. Full details are on the Study for Exams page on our website.


Prescribing Guidelines and Clinical Procedures


The Maudsley prescribing guidelines in psychiatry – the fully updated 13th edition of an essential reference for anyone responsible for prescribing drugs for patients with mental health disorders.

The Royal Marsden manual of clinical nursing procedures – provides up-to-date, detailed, evidencebased guidelines for over 200 procedures related to every aspect of a person′s care.


Information Skills Teaching


We offer a wide range of skills sessions to support evidence-based healthcare. For more information, see the Improve your Searching and Evaluating Skills page on our website.


Evidence updates/Current awareness


Save yourself time and ensure you are up-to-date on the latest developments with our regular evidence updates. Our notifications are personalised and targeted to you.

Focusing on the evidence that will change practice, and the latest publications on quality, innovation, productivity and prevention, our aim is to bring you what you need to know and no more.

Email us at spnt.library-services@nhs.net, listing the topics or journal titles you are interested in.

See information on all our resources on our website.



Publication Date: December 2021

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