Focusing in particular on compassionate care, this practical textbook covers all aspects of psychology relevant to nursing and healthcare students. Key Features include: * Coverage of the most important core psychology concepts for students, directly linked to relevant practice contexts * Case studies and scenarios from service users, carers, students and practitioners to help readers relate theory to practice * Reflective activities to develop critical thinking with outline answers at the end of each chapter * A glossary with definitions of key terms to further understanding.

Person-Centred Approaches

Person-Centred Approaches
Sue Barker

Breathe deep

Fly high

Seek peace

Learning objectives

This chapter’s learning objectives are to:

  • Identify the main philosophical influences in psychology
  • Discuss what it is to be person-centred
  • Explore the significance of person-centred approaches in contemporary society


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