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Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

A Clinical Approach

The 6th edition of this market-leading textbook offers a clear, straightforward way to understand the often intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Its practical, clinical perspective and user-friendly writing style help you quickly master key concepts. Clinical chapters follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application with a wealth of real-world examples to prepare you for practice.

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Published: October 2009

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3636-2

Contents

  • UNIT ONE FOUNDATIONS IN THEORY

    Chapter 1 Mental Health and Mental Illness

    Chapter 2 Relevant Theories and Therapies for Nursing Practice

    Chapter 3 Biological Basis for Understanding Psychotropic Drugs

    UNIT TWO FOUNDATIONS FOR PRACTICE

    Chapter 4 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in Acute Care Settings

    Chapter 5 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in Community Settings

    Chapter 6 Cultural Implications for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    Chapter 7 Legal and Ethical Guidelines for Safe Practice

    UNIT THREE PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING TOOLS

    Chapter 8 The Nursing Process and Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    Chapter 9 Therapeutic Relationships

    Chapter 10 Communication and the Clinical Interview

    Chapter 11 Understanding Responses to Stress

    UNIT FOUR PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL DISORDERS

    Chapter 12 Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders

    Chapter 13 Depressive Disorders

    Chapter 14 Bipolar Disorders

    Chapter 15 Schizophrenia

    Chapter 16 Eating Disorders

    Chapter 17 Cognitive Disorders

    Chapter 18 Addictive Disorders

    Chapter 19 Personality Disorders

    Chapter 20 Sleep Disorders

    Chapter 21 Sexual Dysfunction and Sexual Disorders

    Chapter 22 Somatoform, Factitious, and Dissociative Disorders

    UNIT FIVE TRAUMA INTERVENTIONS

    Chapter 23 Crisis and Disaster

    Chapter 24 Suicide

    Chapter 25 Anger, Aggression, and Violence

    Chapter 26 Child, Older Adult, and Intimate Partner Abuse

    Chapter 27 Sexual Assault

    UNIT SIX INTERVENTIONS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS

    Chapter 28 Disorders of Children and Adolescents

    Chapter 29 Psychosocial Needs of the Older Adult

    Chapter 30 Serious Mental Illness

    Chapter 31 Psychological Needs of Patients with Medical Conditions

    Chapter 32 Care for the Dying and for Those Who Grieve

    Chapter 33 Forensic Psychiatric Nursing

    UNIT SEVEN OTHER INTERVENTION MODALITIES

    Chapter 34 Therapeutic Groups

    Chapter 35 Family Interventions

    Chapter 36 Integrative Care

    APPENDICES

    A DSM-IV-TR Classification

    B Historic Synopsis of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    C NANDA-I-Approved Nursing Diagnoses

    D Answers to Chapter Review Questions

    GLOSSARY

    INDEX

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