Varcarolis

Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Canadian Edition

Using a practical clinical perspective, Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach provides a clear understanding of the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Clinical chapters follow a practical framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples. This Canadian text features the latest in research related to the practice of psychiatric mental health nursing. From its historical development to today’s nursing practice, all of the comprehensive coverage is presented within a Canadian legal, ethical and cultural context.

Paperback, 800 Pages

Published: October 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-926648-33-0

Contents

  • Unit 1: Foundations in Theory
    1. Mental Health and Mental Illness
      Mary Haase (MacEwan University) 
    2. Historical Overview of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
      Holly Symonds-Brown (MacEwan University)  
    3. Relevant Theories and Therapies for Nursing Practice
      Sherri Melrose, Sharon L. Moore (Athabasca University)
    4. Psychotropic Drugs
      Beth Swart (Ryerson University)  

    Unit 2: Foundations in Practice
    5. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in Acute Care Settings
      Karen J. Clements (Brandon University)  
    6. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in Community Settings
      Holly Symonds-Brown (MacEwan University)  
    7. Cultural Implications for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
      Elaine M. Mordoch (University of Manitoba)  
    8. Ethical Responsibilities and Legal Obligations for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practice
      Cheryl L. Pollard (MacEwan University)   

    Unit 3: Psychosocial Nursing Techniques
    9. The Nursing Process and Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
      Karen J. Clements (Brandon University)   
    10. Therapeutic Relationships
      Michel Andre Tarko (President, Justice Institute of British Columbia)   
    11. Communication and the Clinical Interview
      Michel Andre Tarko (President, Justice Institute of British Columbia)    
    12. Understanding Responses to Stress
      Sandra Mitchell (Nurse Educator, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)      


    Unit 4: Psychobiological Disorders
    13. Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Related Disorders
      Mary Haase, Susan L. Ray (MacEwan University, Western University)  
    14. Depressive Disorders
      Ann-Marie Urban (University of Regina)  
    15. Bipolar Disorders
      Melissa Watkins, Susan L. Ray (MacEwan University, Western University)  
    16. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
      Wilma Schroeder (Red River College)  
    17. Eating Disorders
      Wendy Stanyon (University of Ontario Institute of Technology)  
    18. Cognitive Disorders
      Cheryl L. Pollard (MacEwan University)  
    19. Substance Use and Addictive Disorders
      Wendy Kemp, Sonya L. Jakubec (Athabasca University, Mount Royal University) 
    20. Personality Disorders
      Melissa Watkins, Cheryl L. Pollard (MacEwan University)   
    21. Sleep-Wake Disorders
      Holly Symonds-Brown (MacEwan University)   
    22. Sexual Dysfunction, Gender Dysphoria, and Paraphilias
      Joanne Louis (University of Toronto)   
    23. Somatoform, Factitious, and Dissociative Disorders
      Mary Haase, Cheryl L. Pollard (MacEwan University)    

    Unit 5: Trauma Interventions
    24. Crisis and Disaster
      Sonya L. Jakubec (Mount Royal University)  
    25. Suicide
      Sharon L. Moore, Sherri Melrose (Athabasca University) 
    26. Anger, Aggression, and Violence
      Melodie B. Hull (College of the Rockies, Thompson Rivers University)   
    27. Interpersonal Violence: Child, Older Adult, and Intimate Partner Abuse
      Susan L. Ray (Western University)   
    28. Sexual Assault
      Angela Hyden (Sault College)   

    Unit 6: Interventions for Distinct Populations
    29. Disorders of Children and Adolescents
      Robert Meadus (Memorial University)    
    30. Psychosocial Needs of the Older Adult
      Cheryl L. Pollard (MacEwan University)     
    31. Living With Recurrent and Persistent Mental Illness
      Catherine A. Thibeault (Trent University)     
    32. Psychological Needs of Patients With Medical Conditions
      Sandra Mitchell (Nurse Educator, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)       
    33. Care for the Dying and for Those Who Grieve
      Cyndee L. MacPhee (Cape Breton University)       
    34. Forensic Psychiatric Nursing
      Wendy Stanyon (University of Ontario Institute of Technology)   

    Unit 7: Advanced Intervention Modalities
    35. Therapeutic Groups
      Wilma Schroeder (Red River College)   
    36. Family Interventions
      Elaine M. Mordoch (University of Manitoba)   
    37. Integrative Care
      Karen Scott Barss (University of Regina)   


    APPENDIXES

    DSM-5 Classification
    NANDA International-Approved Nursing Diagnoses
    Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics, Beliefs and Values

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