Mental Health Nursing

1st Edition

A Manual for Practice

Authors:

  • Ruth Elder
  • Katie Evans
  • Debra Nizette
  • Steve Trenoweth
  • Key Features

    • Broad, yet in-depth, examination of the essential features of contemporary mental health nursing practice
    • A manual for practice - a skills-based approach provides clear guidance to novices on how to complete essential mental health nursing roles
    • ‘Critical Thinking Challenges’ based on Case Histories provide a realistic context
    • ‘Nurse’s Stories’ explore the reality of mental health nursing care
    • On-line resources guide the reader to reflect upon the essential content and ideas contained within each chapter

    Table of Contents

    PART 1: PREPARING FOR PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
    1: The Effective Nurse
    2: The Context of Practice
    3: Historical Foundations
    4: The UK and Euiropean Politico-legal Context
    5: Professional and Ethical Issues
    PART 2: MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS
    6: Mental Health in the UK and Europe
    7: Physical Health and Assessment
    8: Theories on Mental Health and Illness
    9: Mental Health Across the Lifespan
    10: Crisis and Loss
    11: Assessment and Diagnosis
    PART 3: UNDERSTANDING MENTAL ILLNESS
    12: Intellectual Disabilities
    13: Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
    14: Disorders of Old Age
    15: Schizophrenic Disorders
    16: Mood Disorders
    17: Personality Disorders
    18: Anxiety Disorders
    19: Eating Disorders
    20: Substance-related Disorders and Dual Diagnosis
    21: Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders
    PART 4: DEVELOPING SKILLS FOR MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
    22: Settings for Mental Health Care
    23: The Patient as Person
    24: Therapeutic Interventions
    25: Psychopharmacology

    Details

    No. of pages:
    496
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2013
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780702044939
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702058660

    About the authors

    Steve Trenoweth

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