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Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

A Communication Approach to Evidence-Based Care

Equip 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. The new edition features updated content along with new opening unit pages with vignettes, Selected Concept boxes and a new chapter on stress and stress-related disorders.

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Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-4875-4

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
    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
    12. Somatic and Dissociative Disorders
    13. Personality Disorders
    14. Eating Disorders
    15. Mood Disorders: Depression
    16. Mood Disorders: Bipolar Disorders
    17. Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders
    18. Neurocognitive Disorders
    19. Substance Use and Addictive Disorders

      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

    26. Children and Adolescents
    27. Adults
    28. Older Adults

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