Dr Marc Roberts

Position: Senior Lecturer

College: College of Health and Social Care

Department: Health Care Practice

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Qualifications

PhD in Philosophy

Postgraduate Certificate in Research methods

Postgraduate Certificate in Education

MA in Modern European Philosophy

BA(Hons) in Philosophy

Diploma in Health Care

NMC Registered Teacher

NMC RMN

Recent publications

Books:

Roberts M (2018) Understanding Mental Health Care: Critical Issues in Practice. London: Sage.

Roberts M (2015) Critical Thinking and Reflection for Mental Health Nursing Students. London: Sage.

Book chapters:

Roberts M (2018) Developing a critically orientated mental health nursing practice: Michel Foucault’s ‘history of the present’, in Williams S & Bull P (eds) Critical Mental Health Nursing. Monmouth: PCCS Books.

Journal articles:

Roberts M (2017) Critical thinking and contemporary mental health care: Michel Foucault’s ‘history of the present’. Nursing Inquiry 24(2):e12167.

Roberts M (2017) A critical analysis of the failure of nurses to raise concerns about poor patient care. Nursing Philosophy 18(3): e12149.

Roberts M (2016) Self-deception and poor patient care: a big idea from a Sartrean perspective. Nurse Education Today 46: 1–3.

Roberts M (2016) Critical thinking and reflection in contemporary mental health care: a Foucauldian perspective. Nurse Education Today 45:48–50.

Roberts M & Ion R (2015) Thinking critically about the occurrence of widespread participation in poor nursing care. Journal of Advanced Nursing 71:768–776.

Roberts M & Ion R (2014) Preventing moral catastrophes in modern health care systems by facilitating the development of a Socratic ethos: A big idea from an Arendtian perspective. Nurse Education Today 34:1411-1413.     

Roberts M & Lamont E (2014) Suicide: an existentialist reconceptualization. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 21: 873-878.

Roberts M (2014) Beyond the bounds of the dogmatic image of thought: The development of critical, creative thinking in the mental health professions. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 21:313-319.

Roberts M & Ion, R. (2014) A critical consideration of systemic moral catastrophe in modern health care systems: A big idea from an Arendtian perspective. Nurse Education Today 34:673-675.    

Roberts M (2013) Understanding the value of the arts in the education of mental health professionals: Georg Lukács, Samuel Beckett and the aesthetic category of specific particularity. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 20:253-262.

Roberts M (2010) Service user involvement and the restrictive sense of psychiatric categories: the challenge facing mental health nurses. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 17:289-294.  

Roberts M (2010) Emotional intelligence, empathy and the educative power of poetry: a Deleuzo-Guattarian perspective. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 17:236-241.  

Roberts M (2008) Facilitating recovery by making sense of suffering: a Nietzschean perspective. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 15:743-748. 

Roberts M (2007) Modernity, mental illness and the crisis of meaning. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 14:277-281. 

Roberts M (2007) Capitalism, psychiatry and schizophrenia: a critical introduction to Deleuze and Guattari’s Anti-Oedipus. Nursing Philosophy 8:114-127.

Roberts M (2006) Gilles Deleuze: psychiatry, subjectivity and the passive synthesis of time. Nursing Philosophy 7:191-204.

Roberts M (2005) Time, human being and mental health care: an introduction to Gilles Deleuze. Nursing Philosophy 6:161-173. 

Roberts M (2005) The production of the psychiatric subject: power, knowledge and Michel Foucault. Nursing Philosophy 6:33-42. 

Roberts M (2004) Psychiatric ethics; a critical introduction for mental health nurses. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 11: 583-588.

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