Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

By

  • Katherine Fortinash, MSN, APRN, BC, PMHCNS, Certified Clinical Specialist, Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing; Associate Faculty, Mt. San Jacinto College, Menifee, CA; Clinical Nurse Specialist and Educator, Sharp HealthCare, Mesa Vista Hospital, San Diego, CA
  • Katherine Fortinash, MSN, APRN, BC, PMHCNS, Certified Clinical Specialist, Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing; Associate Faculty, Mt. San Jacinto College, Menifee, CA; Clinical Nurse Specialist and Educator, Sharp HealthCare, Mesa Vista Hospital, San Diego, CA
  • Patricia Holoday Worret, MSN, APRN, BC, PMHCNS, Certified Clinical Specialist, Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing; Professor, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA; Consultant, San Diego, CA

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.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2011
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-07572-5


Table of 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