Positive psychology: mindfulness and its role within mental health nursing

Macfarlane, Jan ORCID: 0000-0002-2195-1257 and Weber, Joey ORCID: 0000-0003-2006-4231 (2019) Positive psychology: mindfulness and its role within mental health nursing. British Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 8 (4). pp. 198-206. ISSN 2052-496X

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Abstract

This is the fourth article in a series of articles that explores the meaning of positive psychology and the importance of applying the latest related research findings for the wellbeing of the mental health workforce. It will focus on mindfulness as a positive psychology intervention from its development to present day use and how it is relevant to mental health nursing. Finally, it will emphasise the importance of effective leadership in how the application of mindfulness can benefit the individual, the organisation and the client. The practical tasks provided in the boxes throughout the article will help the reader identify what mindfulness means for them and understand how to further develop its transferability through evidence-based, user-friendly exercises.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in British Journal of Mental Health Nursing, copyright © MA Healthcare, after peer review and technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work see https://www.magonlinelibrary.com/doi/full/10.12968/bjmh.2019.8.2.81
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
SWORD Depositor: JISC Publications Router
Depositing User: JISC Publications Router
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2020 08:47
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2020 09:37
Identification Number: 10.12968/bjmh.2019.0019
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/2682

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