Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - Revised Reprint book cover

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - Revised Reprint

The revised reprint includes all new DSM-5 updates, updated psychiatric nursing content, along with new opening unit pages with vignettes, Selected Concept boxes and a new chapter on stress and stress-related disorders. This updated version equips yourself for today's psychiatric nursing practice with all of the essential nursing interventions and clinical content combined with current research and evidence-based practice. From the author of the bestselling Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, this text was specifically developed to effectively prepare students in today's shorter courses.

Paperback, 632 Pages

Published: January 2014

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-323-28788-3

Contents

  • UNIT I: ESSENTIAL THEORETICAL CONCEPTS FOR PRACTICE
    1. Practicing the Science and the Art of Psychiatric Nursing
    2. Mental Health and Mental Illness
    3. Theories and Therapies
    4. Biological Basis for Understanding Psychopharmacology
    5. Settings for Psychiatric Care
    6. Legal and Ethical Basis for Practice
    UNIT II: TOOLS FOR PRACTICE OF THE ART
    7. Nursing Process and QSEN: The Foundation for Safe and Effective Care UDATED!
    8. Communication Skills: Medium for All Nursing Practice
    9. Therapeutic Relationships and the Clinical Interview
    UNIT III: CARING FOR PATIENTS WITH PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL DISORDERS
    10. Stress and Stress-Related Disorders NEW!
    11. Anxiety, Anxiety Disorders, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders UDATED!
    12. Somatic and Dissociative Disorders UDATED!
    13. Personality Disorders
    14. Eating Disorders
    15. Mood Disorders: Depression UDATED!
    16. Mood Disorders: Bipolar Disorders UDATED!
    17. Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders
    18. Neurocognitive Disorders
    19. Substance Use and Addictive Disorders UDATED!
    UNIT IV: COMMUNICATING WITH AND PLANNING CARE FOR PATIENTS EXPERIENCING PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCIES
    20. Crisis and Mass Disaster
    21. Child, Partner, and Elder Violence
    22. Sexual Violence
    23. Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors
    24. Anger, Aggression, and Violence
    25. Care for the Dying and Those who Grieve
    UNIT V: COMMUNICATING WITH AND PLANNING CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH DESCRETE NEEDS
    27.  Children and Adolescents
    28. Adults
    29. Older Adults
    Appendixes
    A DSM-5 Classification Criteria Boxes
    B NANDA-International Approved Nursing Diagnoses

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