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Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - With Booklet

Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - With Booklet - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0721686431

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ISBN10: 0721686435
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Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 1998
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Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - With Booklet - 3RD 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0721686431

Elizabeth M. Varcarolis

ISBN13: 978-0721686431
ISBN10: 0721686435
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 98
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

The fully revised and updated New Edition of the comprehensive text covers nursing care for the full spectrum of psychiatric disorders and psychosocial problems. It maintains the anxiety continuum framework and nursing process format popular in previous editions, while incorporating a wealth of brand-new coverage to keep readers current with the state of psychiatric nursing.


FEATURES:

  • Features all-new Chapters on Psychiatric Nursing in the Community Setting, Communication Within Families, The Severely and Persistently Mentally Ill and Their Care, and The Psychosocial Issues of Clients with Physical Illness.
  • Presents a revised and expanded chapter on Psychobiology of Mental Disorders that includes new information on psychopharmacology and the biological basis for mental illness.
  • Introduces critical pathways to demonstrate how collaborative treatment plans are used.
  • Integrates new information on case management into every clinical chapter.
  • Includes critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter to foster problem-solving skills.
  • Contains a free, easy-access clinical companion that provides assessment tools, intervention for specific types of behaviour, and a handy drug reference.
  • Clarifies clinical experiences with case studies, presented within the framework of the nursing process.
  • Suggests appropriate responses of student nurses to disorders and behaviours through self-assessment exercises.

Table of Contents

Part One: Foundations in Theory

Unit I: Frameworks for the Practice of Psychosocial Nursing

Psychiatric Nursing: Past, Present, Future
Mental Health: Theories and Therapies
Psychobiology of Mental Disorders
Legal and Ethical Aspects of Mental Health Care
Framework for Culturally Relevant Psychiatric Nursing

Unit II: Basic Concepts in Psychiatric Nursing

The Nurse Client Relationship and Nursing Process
Communication and the Clinical Interview
Psychiatric Nursing in the Acute Psychiatric Hospital Setting
Psychiatric Nursing in the Community Setting
Communication Within Groups
Communication Within Families
Communication with Angry and Aggressive Clients

Part Two: Foundations in Practice

Unit III: Stress and People in Crises

Reducing Stress and Anxiety
Crisis and Crisis Intervention
Families in Crisis: Family Violence
Rape

Unit IV: People in the Moderate to Severe Range on the Mental Health Continuum

Anxiety Disorders
Somatoform, Dissociate Disorders
Personality Disorders

Unit V: People in Severe Psychotic Range on the Mental Health Continuum

Alterations in Mood: Depressive Disorders
Alterations in Mood: Elation in Bipolar Disorders
Schizophrenic Disorders
Cognitive Disorders

Unit VI: People Who Employ Self-Destructive Behaviours

People Who Contemplate Suicide
People Who Depend Upon Substance Abuse
People with Eating Disorders

Unit VII: Mental Health Issues: Special Populations

The Severely and Persistently Mentally Ill and Their Care
Psychosocial Issues of Clients with Physical Illness

Unit VIII: Mental Health Issues Along the Life-Span

Children and Adolescents
Adult Relationships and Sexuality
The Elderly.




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