J L Hewitt
Affiliation: University of Wales
- Schizophrenia, mental capacity, and rational suicideJeanette Hewitt
Department of Philosophy, History and Law, School of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
Theor Med Bioeth 31:63-77. 2010..I then attempt to show that people with schizophrenia can sometimes be rational with regard to suicide, where this decision stems from a realistic appraisal of psychological suffering...
- A critical review of the arguments debating the role of the nurse advocateJeanette Hewitt
School of Health Science, University of Wales, Singleton Park, Swansea, UK
J Adv Nurs 37:439-45. 2002..This paper critically reviews the arguments for and against undertaking the role of nurse advocate...
- Redressing the balance in mental health nursing education: arguments for a values-based approachJeanette Hewitt
Centre for Philosophy, Swansea University, Swansea, South Wales, UK
Int J Ment Health Nurs 18:368-79. 2009..For this reason, ethical values have a vital role to play in the development of contemporary nursing praxis...
- Rational suicide: philosophical perspectives on schizophreniaJeanette Hewitt
Department of Philosophy, History and Law, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA28PP, South Wales, UK
Med Health Care Philos 13:25-31. 2010..The denial of dialogue about the validity of suicidal ideation for people with schizophrenia has led to negative consequences for people with serious mental illness in terms of justice and recognition of person-hood...
- Dangerousness and mental health policyJ L Hewitt
Centre for Mental Health Studies, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea, South Wales, UK
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 15:186-94. 2008..Risk assessment can therefore never be completely accurate, and the solution of a 'better safe than sorry' approach to mental health policy is ethically and pragmatically flawed...
- Critical evaluation of the use of research tools in evaluating quality of life for people with schizophreniaJeanette Hewitt
Centre for Mental Health Studies, School of Health Science, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, South Wales, UK
Int J Ment Health Nurs 16:2-14. 2007..Subjective quality of life should, however, be considered to be distinct from clinical status and quality of life assessment should include the broadest range of indicators, to reflect the holistic ethos of mental health nursing...
- Moral perspectives on the prevention of suicide in mental health settingsJ L Hewitt
Centre for Mental Health Studies, School of Health Science, University of Wales, Swansea, UK
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:665-72. 2006..Specifically, from the care-based perspective, intervention to prevent suicide is easier to justify and helps formulate a nursing response, which promotes hope through the engagement...
- Therapeutic working relationships with people with schizophrenia: literature reviewJeanette Hewitt
School of Health Science, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
J Adv Nurs 52:561-70. 2005..The aim of this paper is to review the evidence for the necessity and sufficiency of therapeutic relationships when working with people with enduring mental health problems, such as schizophrenia...
- Psycho-affective disorder in intensive care units: a reviewJeanette Hewitt
School of Health Science, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, Wales, UK
J Clin Nurs 11:575-84. 2002..Where possible, communication needs should be addressed prior to admission, and patients and their families prepared for the unfamiliar world of the ICU...
- 'You don't talk about the voices': voice hearers and community mental health nurses talk about responding to voice hearing experiencesMichael Coffey
Community Mental Health Nursing, Centre for Mental Health Studies, School of Health Science, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
J Clin Nurs 17:1591-600. 2008..To explore service user and community mental health nurses views on responses to voice hearing experiences...