Summary: This textbook for nursing students covers the basics of psychiatric and mental health nursing. Throughout the text, Clinical Nurse Specialist Townsend (Counseling Center of SE Oklahoma) emphasizes the connections between the health of the mind and the body. A sampling of topics includes personality development, diagnostic procedures, intervening in crises, psychopharmacology, community mental health nursing, and a variety of psychological disorders. The second editio ...show moren also includes new chapters on complementary therapies and the aging individual. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com) ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 4TH 08
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