Mental Health Nursing

1st Edition

An Introductory Text


  • Barbara Bauer
  • Signe Hill
    • Print ISBN 9780721677538

    Table of Contents

    PERSPECTIVES IN MENTAL HEALTH CARE · A Brief Historical Perspective of the Mental Health Movement · Influences on Mental Health Services · Spiritual and Cultural Considerations · Stigma and Related Legal and Ethical Issues · MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH · Team Members · Developing a Therapeutic Milieu · Communication and Mental Health · Data Collection · NURSING RESPONSES TO SPECIFIC DISORDERS · Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescent Disorders · Cognitive Disorders · Substance Related Disorders · Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders · Depressive Mood Disorders · Bipolar Mood Disorders · Anxiety and Somatoform Disorders · Dissociative Disorders and Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders · Eating Disorders · Personality Disorders · Mental Health Problems in Non-Psychiatric Settings · Older Adults and Mental Health · INTERVENTIONS · Stress, Crisis and Crisis Intervention · Psychopharmacology · Physical and Medical Therapies · Psychotherapies · Behavior Management · Relationship Between Physiological and Psychological Needs · Enhancing Personal Strengths · Managing Aggressive Behavior · Community Reentry · Behaviors that Challenge the Nurse · APPENDICES · JCAHO Criteria for the Therapeutic Milieu · DSM-IV Terminology · Suggestions for Further Reading · Evaluation Exercises · Glossary


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    About the authors

    Barbara Bauer

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Adjunct Instructor, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Green Bay, WI

    Signe Hill

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Formerly Instructor, Practical Nursing Program, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Green Bay, WI