Select two theories that inform mental health interventions and discuss how the concepts in each theory are the same and how they differ.

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Jones, J.S., Fitzpatrick, J.J., Rogers, V.L. (2017) Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing (2nd ed.). Springer Publishing. ISBN: 978-0826133991 ( Chapter 10)

Tusaie, K.R., Fitzpatrick, J.F. (2017). Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing: Integrating Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, and Complementary and Alternative Approaches Across the Life Span. (2nd ed.). Springer Publishing. ISBN: 978-0826132536

( Chapter one)

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Ed

Commonly used theories in psychiatric mental health practice are

Psychodynamic theories

Cognitive theories

Behavioral theories

Developmental theories