Tom Mason

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Forensic psychiatric nursing: skills and competencies: II clinical aspects
    T Mason
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Chester, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 15:131-9. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Forensic nurses' perceptions of labels of mental illness and personality disorder: clinical versus management issues
    T Mason
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, CH1 4BJ, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 17:131-40. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Perceptions of diagnostic labels in forensic psychiatric practice: a survey of differences between nurses and other disciplines
    Tom Mason
    University of Chester, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Chester CH1 4BJ, UK
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 31:336-44. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Special observations in forensic psychiatric practice: gender issues of the watchers and the watched
    T Mason
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Chester, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 16:910-8. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Dangerous severe personality disorder in the United Kingdom
    Tom Mason
    University of Chester, United Kingdom
    J Forensic Nurs 2:90-1. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Binary construct analysis of forensic psychiatric nursing in the UK: high, medium, and low security services
    Tom Mason
    Mental Health and Learning Disabilities, University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester CH1 4BJ, UK
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 18:216-24. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Forensic psychiatric nursing: skills and competencies: I role dimensions
    T Mason
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Chester, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 15:118-30. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Binary constructs of forensic psychiatric nursing: a pilot study
    T Mason
    University of Chester, Chester, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 16:158-66. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessment of risk and special observations in mental health practice: a comparison of forensic and non-forensic settings
    Elizabeth Whitehead
    School of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Chester, UK
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 15:235-41. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Violence and under-reporting: learning disability nursing and the impact of environment, experience and banding
    Andrew Lovell
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Chester, UK
    J Clin Nurs 20:3304-12. 2011

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Forensic psychiatric nursing: skills and competencies: II clinical aspects
    T Mason
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Chester, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 15:131-9. 2008
    ..The conclusions drawn include a focus on skills and competencies regarding the management of personality disorders and the management of violence and aggression...
  2. doi request reprint Forensic nurses' perceptions of labels of mental illness and personality disorder: clinical versus management issues
    T Mason
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, CH1 4BJ, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 17:131-40. 2010
    ..This raises issues of stigma, prejudice and discrimination and suggests a refocus on skills development, acquisition and application for those with a label of personality disorder...
  3. doi request reprint Perceptions of diagnostic labels in forensic psychiatric practice: a survey of differences between nurses and other disciplines
    Tom Mason
    University of Chester, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Chester CH1 4BJ, UK
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 31:336-44. 2010
    ..It also adds evidence of a clinical response or a management response to such diagnostic labels which may impact on the practice of forensic psychiatry...
  4. doi request reprint Special observations in forensic psychiatric practice: gender issues of the watchers and the watched
    T Mason
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Chester, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 16:910-8. 2009
    ..It is concluded that gender issues are extremely important for all concerned in this intrusive practice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dangerous severe personality disorder in the United Kingdom
    Tom Mason
    University of Chester, United Kingdom
    J Forensic Nurs 2:90-1. 2006
    ..For years, the UK government has struggled to find the best way to manage people with severe personality disorder. The debate continues and includes concerns by the forensic psychiatric nurses who work with these patients...
  6. doi request reprint Binary construct analysis of forensic psychiatric nursing in the UK: high, medium, and low security services
    Tom Mason
    Mental Health and Learning Disabilities, University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester CH1 4BJ, UK
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 18:216-24. 2009
    ..Finally, creative policy initiatives should be developed to cross-fertilize the levels of security provision in order that staff may acquire and deliver experiences in high-, medium-, and low-security psychiatric services...
  7. doi request reprint Forensic psychiatric nursing: skills and competencies: I role dimensions
    T Mason
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Chester, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 15:118-30. 2008
    ..The findings have implications for multidisciplinary working, as well as policy formulation and curriculum development in terms of the skills and competencies of forensic nurse training...
  8. doi request reprint Binary constructs of forensic psychiatric nursing: a pilot study
    T Mason
    University of Chester, Chester, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 16:158-66. 2009
    ..The IGS was piloted on a small sample of forensic psychiatric nurses. The two scales were validated to coefficient values ranging from 0.7 to 0.9. Amendments were made and the IGS was considered acceptable...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessment of risk and special observations in mental health practice: a comparison of forensic and non-forensic settings
    Elizabeth Whitehead
    School of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Chester, UK
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 15:235-41. 2006
    ..The statistical differences existed for risk factors relating to harm to self and others but not for psychiatric symptomatology...
  10. doi request reprint Violence and under-reporting: learning disability nursing and the impact of environment, experience and banding
    Andrew Lovell
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Chester, UK
    J Clin Nurs 20:3304-12. 2011
    ..The study explores the implications of a survey into the discrepancy between actual and reported incidents of violence, perpetrated by service users, within the learning disability division of one mental health NHS Trust...
  11. doi request reprint Forensic learning disability nursing skills and competencies: a study of forensic and non-forensic nurses
    Tom Mason
    University of Chester, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Chester, United Kingdom
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 31:708-15. 2010
    ..This has implications for practice, policy, and procedures...
  12. ncbi request reprint The future of nursing: career choices in potential student nurses
    Elizabeth Whitehead
    Community Nursing and Health, School of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, UK
    Br J Nurs 16:491-6. 2007
    ..The questionnaire results, collected in schools, revealed that students held traditional views or knew very little about the nursing profession...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pre-admission nursing assessment in a Welsh Medium Secure Unit (1991-2000): Part 2--comparison of traditional nursing assessment with the HCR-20 risk assessment tool
    Andrew Watt
    Centre for Psychology, School of Health and Social Sciences, Institute of Cardiff, University of Wales, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:657-62. 2003
    ..The results offer support for forensic nurses' abilities to develop effective measures and practices based upon nursing knowledge and experience where no formal evidence base previously existed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pre-admission nursing assessment in a Welsh medium secure unit (1991-2000): Part 1--an analysis of practice and cost
    Andrew Watt
    Centre for Psychology, School of Health and Social Sciences, Institute of Cardiff, University of Wales, Western Avenue, Cardiff CF5 2YB, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:645-55. 2003
    ..Assessments were expensive in the demands that they placed on the resources of the nursing department. Due to the high investment costs, evidence is required to support such practice...
  15. ncbi request reprint The influence of evil on forensic clinical practice
    Tom Mason
    Caswell Clinic University of Glamorgan, Glanrhyd Hospital, Bridgend, South Wales CF31 4LN, United Kingdom
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 11:80-93. 2002
    ..From this, an Airaksinen model was constructed to display the types of evil manifestations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Towards a 'forensic lens' model of multidisciplinary training
    Tom Mason
    Caswell Clinic University of Glamorgan and Chester College of Higher Education, Glanrhyd Hospital, Bridgend, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 9:541-51. 2002
    ..Further research is promulgated to establish the actual importance of each training area for specific forensic disciplinary groups...