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Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach - With CD

Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach - With CD - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-1416066675

Cover of Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach - With CD 6TH 10 (ISBN 978-1416066675)
ISBN13: 978-1416066675
ISBN10: 1416066675
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 10
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2010
International: No

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Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach - With CD - 6TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-1416066675

Elizabeth M. Varcarolis

ISBN13: 978-1416066675
ISBN10: 1416066675
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 10
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach offers you a clear, straightforward way to understand the often intimidating subject of psychiatric nursing from a practical clinical perspective. A user-friendly writing style engages you in a learning process that both informs and enlightens. Clinical chapters are consistently, logically organized from theory to application. The nursing process is a strong, visible framework throughout.

Author Bio

Elizabeth M. Varcarolis, RN, MA, Professor Emeritus, Formerly Deputy Chairperson, Department of Nursing, Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, NY; Associate Fellow, Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), New York, NY and Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, PMHCNS, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Akron, Akron, OH.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE FOUNDATIONS IN THEORY

Chapter 1 Mental Health and Mental Illness

Chapter 2 Relevant Theories and Therapies for Nursing Practice

Chapter 3 Biological Basis for Understanding Psychotropic Drugs

UNIT TWO FOUNDATIONS FOR PRACTICE

Chapter 4 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in Acute Care Settings

Chapter 5 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in Community Settings

Chapter 6 Cultural Implications for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Chapter 7 Legal and Ethical Guidelines for Safe Practice

UNIT THREE PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING TOOLS

Chapter 8 The Nursing Process and Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Chapter 9 Therapeutic Relationships

Chapter 10 Communication and the Clinical Interview

Chapter 11 Understanding Responses to Stress

UNIT FOUR PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL DISORDERS

Chapter 12 Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders

Chapter 13 Depressive Disorders

Chapter 14 Bipolar Disorders

Chapter 15 Schizophrenia

Chapter 16 Eating Disorders

Chapter 17 Cognitive Disorders

Chapter 18 Addictive Disorders

Chapter 19 Personality Disorders

Chapter 20 Sleep Disorders

Chapter 21 Sexual Dysfunction and Sexual Disorders

Chapter 22 Somatoform, Factitious, and Dissociative Disorders

UNIT FIVE TRAUMA INTERVENTIONS

Chapter 23 Crisis and Disaster

Chapter 24 Suicide

Chapter 25 Anger, Aggression, and Violence

Chapter 26 Child, Older Adult, and Intimate Partner Abuse

Chapter 27 Sexual Assault

UNIT SIX INTERVENTIONS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS

Chapter 28 Disorders of Children and Adolescents

Chapter 29 Psychosocial Needs of the Older Adult

Chapter 30 Serious Mental Illness

Chapter 31 Psychological Needs of Patients with Medical Conditions

Chapter 32 Care for the Dying and for Those Who Grieve

Chapter 33 Forensic Psychiatric Nursing

UNIT SEVEN OTHER INTERVENTION MODALITIES

Chapter 34 Therapeutic Groups

Chapter 35 Family Interventions

Chapter 36 Integrative Care

APPENDICES

A. DSM-IV-TR Classification

B. Historic Synopsis of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

C. NANDA-I-Approved Nursing Diagnoses

D. Answers to Chapter Review Questions

GLOSSARY

INDEX