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Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing : The Brain-Behavior Connection / With 3.5" Disk

Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing : The Brain-Behavior Connection / With 3.5" Disk - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0803602939

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ISBN13: 978-0803602939
ISBN10: 0803602936
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Edition/Copyright: 98
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 1998
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Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing : The Brain-Behavior Connection / With 3.5" Disk - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0803602939

Carol A. Glod

ISBN13: 978-0803602939
ISBN10: 0803602936
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 98
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

This unique text presents the most current biological and behavioral theories of mental illness. The emphasis is on the practical application of information to help students understand the experience of what it means to have a particular disorder, how it feels to be on psychotropic medication, and to participate in specific therapies.

Features:

  • Comprehensive text with contemporary psychobiological approach explores biochemical, genetic, environmental, and organic theories of the etiology of psychiatric disorders
  • Chapter on using the nursing process in the context of psychiatric nursing
  • Application of knowledge in clinical and community practice settings emphasized
  • A chapter is included for each of the major therapeutic treatments, plus comprehensive coverage of psychopharmacology with case studies for each drug class
  • Nursing care plans and critical pathways included
  • Care is organized for acute and chronic patients in both hospital and community settings
  • Each chapter begins with learning objectives, chapter outlines, and list of key terms and ends with key points, case studies, questions to stimulate critical thinking, and references
  • Each disorder includes DSM-IV criteria for diagnosis
  • Summary of recent research in sidebar format, plus suggestions for future research
  • Cultural diversity addressed in assessment chapter and in each of the disorder chapters as appropriate
  • Four-color insert illustrates normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology and includes examples of different neuroimaging techniques

Author Bio

Glod, Carol A. : Northeastern University

RN, PhD, Assistant Professor, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts; Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Associate Director, Clinical Studies, Developmental Biopsychiatry Research Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts; Private Practice, Belmont, Massachusetts

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction to Psychiatric Nursing

1. Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
2. The Nursing Process in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
3. Therapeutic Relationship and Effective Communication

Part 2: Etiologic Theories of Mental Illness

4. Developmental and Psychological Theories of Mental Illness
5. The Biological Basis of Mental Illness


Part 3: Treatment and Therapies

6. Psychopharmacology
7. Cognitive Behavior Therapy
8. Crisis Intervention
9. Group Therapy
10. Family Therapy
11. Sex Therapy
12. Reminiscence Therapy
13. Milieu Therapy
14. Electroconvulsive and Other Biologic Therapies


Part 4: Psychiatric Disorders

15. Delirium, Dementia, and Amnesic and Other Disorders
16. Mental Illness Due to a General Medical Condition
17. Substance-Related Disorders
18. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
19. Mood Disorders
20. Anxiety Disorders
21. Somatoform Disorders
22. Post-Traumatic and Dissociative Disorders
23. Sexual and Gender Disorders
24. Eating Disorders
25. Sleep Disorders
26. Adjustment Disorders
27. Personality Disorders
28. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder


Part 5: Problems in the Community

29. Prolonged Mental Illness: Clients and Their Families in the Community
30. The Faces of Homelessness
31. Victims of Abuse
32. Persons Living with HIV Disease - AIDS
33. Persons in Correctional Facilities
34. Grieving

Part 6: Future Challenges in Delivering Care to the Mentally Ill

35. Future Trends

Appendices - Glossary


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