Professor at the Nursing School of Coimbra (ESEnfC), José Carlos Pereira dos Santos is the co-editor of a book on European Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing in the 21st century, together with John R. Cutcliffe. Along more than 600 pages and 41 chapters, it gathers the contributions of around 70 authors from more than 20 countries.
José Carlos Santos and John R. Cutcliffe
The book European Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing in the 21st Century - A Person-Centred Evidence-Based Approach” was published this month by Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
The book was co-edited by John R. Cutcliffe. A nurse and psychotherapist, Cutcliffe was recognized by the Federal government of Canada and cited as one of the ‘Top 20 Research Leaders of Tomorrow’ for his work on hope and suicidology.
This is the first book from the “Principles of Specialty Nursing” series, which is promoted and launched by ESNO - European Specialist Nurses Organisations. This book includes the contributions from two other ESEnfC teachers: Helena Quaresma and Cândida Loureiro.
This work aims to summarize the state of the art on Mental Health Nursing research and practices concerning several person-centered topics.
Originally planned for the European reality, the book also includes contributions from North America, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Brazil.
With a Ph.D. in Mental Health, José Carlos Santos was president of the Portuguese Society of Suicidology (2011-2013) and rapporteur of the National Plan for Suicide Prevention (2013-2020).