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Mental Health: Mental Health Nursing

Guide to library resources for staff of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne with an interest in mental health, psychiatry and psychology

MHU: Mental Health Nursing (updated 4 March 22)

Welcome to a special issue of Mental Health Update about mental health nursing. New resources will be added from time to time. 

Full text access: Articles marked with an asterisk* require an SVHM login for offsite access. You should only need to log in once. External readers are welcome, but please note that this library can only supply subscription based full text resources to SVHM staff and students.

Contact: to subscribe, ask a question, suggest a resource or request an Endnote library of citations (SVHM staff only)

Last update: 31 March 2022 (new articles are added to the top of the relevant section)

Newly added - March 2022

Nursing education & training



Suicide prevention


Compassion fatigue

Staff supports and interventions

Featured books: mental health nursing

SVHM staff and students may borrow these books from the Carl de Gruchy Library, Fitzroy campus:


Video from the University of Melbourne. Read Linda's story here.

Attitudes and culture



Workplace issues



Workplace violence


Helen Wilding

Helen Wilding, Senior Research Librarian

Carl de Gruchy Library, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

Literature Searching, Systematic Reviews, Mental Health liaison 
Thursdays, Fridays & alternate Wednesdays
Helen's profile | Researchgate | Orcid