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Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning Package

Corresponding chapter-by-chapter to Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 7e, Elsevier Adaptive Learning combines the power of brain science with sophisticated, patented Cerego algorithms to help you learn faster and remember longer. It’s fun; it’s engaging; and it’s constantly tracking your performance and adapting to deliver content precisely when it’s needed to ensure core information is transformed into lasting knowledge.

Paperback,

Published: December 2013

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-323-28818-7

Contents

  • UNIT ONE: FOUNDATIONS IN THEORY

    1. Mental Health and Mental Illness

    2. Relevant Theories and Therapies for Nursing Practice

    3. Biological Basis for Understanding Psychiatric Disorders and Treatment

    UNIT TWO: FOUNDATIONS FOR PRACTICE

    4. Settings for Psychiatric Care

    5. Cultural Implications for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    6. Legal and Ethical Guidelines for Safe Practice

    UNIT THREE: PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING TOOLS

    7. The Nursing Process and Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    8. Therapeutic Relationships

    9. Communication and the Clinical Interview

    10. Understanding and Managing Responses to Stress

    UNIT FOUR: PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL DISORDERS

    11. Childhood and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

    12. Schizophrenia and Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders

    13. Bipolar and Related Disorders

    14. Depressive Disorders

    15. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Related Disorders

    16. Trauma, Stressor-Related, and Dissociative Disorders

    17. Somatic Symptom Disorders

    18. Feeding, Eating, and Elimination Disorders

    19. Sleep-Wake Disorders

    20. Sexual Dysfunction, Gender Dysphoria, and Paraphilias

    21. Impulse Control Disorders

    22. Substance Related and Addictive Disorders

    23. Neurocognitive Disorders

    24. Personality Disorders

    25. Suicide

    UNIT FIVE: TRAUMA INTERVENTIONS

    26. Crisis and Disaster

    27. Anger, Aggression, and Violence

    28. Child, Older Adult, and Intimate Partner Violence

    29. Sexual Assault

    UNIT SIX: INTERVENTIONS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS

    30. Psychosocial Needs of the Older Adult

    31. Serious Mental Illness

    32. Forensic Psychiatric Nursing

    UNIT SEVEN: OTHER INTERVENTION MODALITIES

    33. Therapeutic Groups

    34. Family Interventions

    35. Integrative Care

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