Journal article

What nonpharmacological therapeutic interventions are provided to adolescents admitted to general mental health inpatient units? A descriptive review

Claire Hayes, Victoria Palmer, Bridget Hamilton, Christine Simons, Malcolm Hopwood

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH NURSING | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

Limited research exists regarding the therapeutic operations of adolescent mental health inpatient units, particularly in terms of nonpharmacological therapeutic interventions. This review collates what is known about reported nonpharmacological therapeutic interventions for young people admitted to general or non-disorder-specific adolescent mental health inpatient settings. A descriptive review of this nature was not located in the literature. The aim was to identify what is currently known about reported nonpharmacological therapeutic interventions. The purpose was to consider gaps and contribute to further work being undertaken in describing an exemplary inpatient model of care for adole..

View full abstract