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

By

  • Margaret Halter, PhD, PMHCNS, Margaret (Peggy) Halter, PhD, APRN Associate Dean Ashland University Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences Ashland, Ohio
  • 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

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Book information

  • Published: December 2013
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-28818-7


Table of 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