Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning

Assessment Guides, Diagnoses, Psychopharmacology

By

  • Elizabeth Varcarolis, RN, MA, Professor Emeritus, Formerly Deputy Chairperson, Department of Nursing, Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, NY; Associate Fellow, Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), New York, NY

A pocket-sized clinical companion, Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning, 5th Edition supplies you with the latest diagnostic information available, including the DSM-5, for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients. It offers quick and easy access to plans of care for a range of settings including the inpatient unit, home care, or community mental health setting. Expert author Elizabeth Varcarolis, provides a clinically-based focus with the latest guidelines to psychiatric nursing care. Designed to accompany Foundations of Mental Health Nursing, this book is a perfect reference for creating care plans and for clinical use.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2014
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-4019-2


Table of Contents

PART 1: GUIDELINES FOR PLANNING PSYCHIATRIC NURSING CARE
1. The Nursing Process and Assessment: Standards of Care
2. Maximizing Communication Skills
3. The Nurse Patient Relationship and Guidelines for Conducting a Clinical Interview
PART II: DIAGNOSIS AND CARE PLANNING
4. Selected Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
5. Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
6. Stress and Stress-Related Disorders
7. Depressive Disorders
8. Bipolar Spectrum Disorders
9. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
10. Personality Disorders
11. Substance-Related Addictive Disorders
12. Eating Disorders
13. Neurocognitive Disorders
PART III: PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCIES AND FORENSIC ISSUES
14. Crisis Intervention and Rehabilitation
15. Family Violence
16. Sexual Violence
17. Suicide Behaviors
18. Anger, Aggression and Violence
19. Grieving and Complicated Grieving
PART IV: CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS
20. Manipulative Behaviors
21. Noncompliance/Nonadherence to Medication or Treatment
Appendixes
A. References
B. Classification and Full Assessment
C. Assessment Tools for Children and Adolescents
D. Assessment Guides
E. Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS)
Index