Today we began a short unit on Mental Health nursing. Basically an introductory history of Mental Health from the time of Aristotle (300 BC) to the present day. We also focused on types of care settings, Mental Health Nursing, and the factors that can affect mental health. We had a short discussion on the types of therapy that are in use. (Individual psychoanalysis to milieu therapy and others. We discussed mental heal treatment history – from Freud to Dix.
A short lecture, we left class about 25 minutes early.