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Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Focusing on what psychiatric nurses actually do in everyday practice, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 5th Edition, uses a balanced nursing-medical approach to cover all of the most common disorders and treatments. The text's full-color illustrations and straightforward style help you make sense of challenging material. And its strong emphasis on the nursing process, updated DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria, interdisciplinary interventions, and the latest mental health practices boost your confidence in managing clients and prepare you for success on the NCLEX¨ examination.

Paperback, 752 Pages

Published: September 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-07572-5

Contents

  • PART I: FOUNDATIONS FOR PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

      1. Psychiatric Nursing: Theory, Principles, and Trends

      2. Nursing Practice in the Clinical Setting

      3. The Nursing Process and Standards of Care

      4. Therapeutic Communication: Interviews and Interventions

      PART II: BIOLOGIC AND PSYCHOSOCIAL PRINCIPLES FOR MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

        5. Adaptation to Stress

        6. Neurobiology in Mental Health and Mental Disorder

        7. Human Development Across the Life Span

        8. Culture, Ethnicity, and Spirituality: A Global Perspective

        9. Legal and Ethical Aspects in Clinical Practice

        PART III: PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

          10. Anxiety and Related Disorders

          11. Somatoform, Factitious, and Dissociative Disorders

          12. Mood Disorders: Depression, Bipolar, and Adjustment Disorders

          13. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

          14. Personality Disorders

          15. Substance Related Disorders and Addictive Behaviors

          16. Cognitive Disorders: Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic Disorders

          17. Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence

          18. Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa

          19. Sleep Disorders: Dyssomnias and Parasomnias

          20. Sexual Disorders: Sexual Dysfunctions and Paraphilias

          PART IV: CRISIS AND PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCIES

            21. Crisis: Theory and Intervention

            22. Suicide: Prevention and Intervention

            23. Violence: Anger, Abuse, and Aggression

            24. Forensic Nursing in Clinical Practice

            PART V: THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS

              25. Psychopharmacology

              26. Therapies: Theory and Clinical Practice

              27. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

              PART VI: NURSING INTERVENTIONS WITH SPECIAL POPULATIONS

                28. Grief in Loss and Death

                29. Emotional and Mental Responses to Medical Illness

                PART VII: NURSING INTERVENTIONS IN THE HOME AND COMMUNITY

                  30. Community Mental Health Nursing for Patients with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness

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