Encountering patients with Acute and Chronic mental health illness like psycho-sexual disorders, personality disorders, psychoneurosis and psychosomatic disorders. They Cares for the patients requiring both short term and long-term care. Their major role is to monitor the patients progress and behaviour to ensure the treatment and interventions is effective. Some of the psychiatric disorders are Anxiety, Hysteria, Depression, Schizophrenia, and Bipolar disorders.
The basic roles of Mental Health and Psychiatric nurses are as follows
• Assessing the needs of Mental Health
• Nursing Care plans
• Support patients in improving their coping ability
• Monitoring the treatment output
• Counselling and Crisis intervention