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Mental Health Nursing-With CD

Mental Health Nursing-With CD - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0135146552

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ISBN13: 978-0135146552
ISBN10: 0135146550
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 09
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
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Mental Health Nursing-With CD - 6TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135146552

Karen Le Fontaine

ISBN13: 978-0135146552
ISBN10: 0135146550
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 09
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2009
International: No

Written in a student-friendly style, this comprehensive text, and leading resource in the field of mental health nursing, emphasizes effective communication skills, details cultural considerations, and presents mental health disorders within a systematic organizational framework using the nursing process. It reflects the diversity of its student readers, and the belief that the practice of mental health nursing is in direct response to the social, cultural, environmental, and biological components of mental illness.Nurses

Author Bio

Karen Lee Fontainereceived her bachelor's degree from Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, a nursing degree from Luthern Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, and her master's degree in psychiatric nursing from Rush University, Chicago, Illinois. Karen is currently a Professor of Nursing at Purdue University Calumet, where she has been teaching for 20 years. She is also a certified sex therapist and maintains a private practice counseling individuals and couples. Karen's publishing awards include the AJN Book of the Year Award 2000 for her text entitledHealing Practices: Alternative Therapies for Nursing,Prentice Hall, and the Annual Nursing Book Review, Sigma Theta Tau 2000 forMental Health Nursing 4e,Addison Wesley. Karen's distinguishing academic honors include the Luther Christman Excellence in Published Writing Award, Gamma Phi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, in 1997 and Distinguished Lecturer 1994-1995 from Sigma Theta Tau, International. Karen is a frequent presenter at national and regional seminars covering psychiatric-mental health nursing practice, alternative therapies, sexuality, and sex therapy. She is a member of several professional associations, which include the International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses, the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), and the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. Karen has also served on the Editorial Advisory Board for theJournal of Couple and Relationship Therapysince 2000. Karen lives on a sand dune in Miller Beach with her soul mate, Al, and their Greater Swiss Mountain dog, Whitney. She has three children, jean-Marc, Simone and Marcel, and three grandchildren, Danielle, Christopher, and Jaycee. Karen enjoys spending time with her family, art, reading, walking on the beach, and throwing ''Goddess'' parties with her friends.

Table of Contents

Unit I Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Chapter 1 Introduction to Mental Health Nursing Chapter 2 The Family in Mental Health Nursing Chapter 3 The Community in Mental Health Nursing Chapter 4 The Role of Cultural Diversity in Mental Health Nursing Chapter 5 Legal and Ethical Issues Chapter 6 Neurobiology and Behavior Unit II Illness Management and Recovery Chapter 7 Illness Management: Communication and Psychoeducation Chapter 8 Illness Management: Common Clinical Behaviors Chapter 9 Illness Management: Treatment Decisions Chapter 10 Illness Management: Medications Unit III Mental Disorders Chapter 11 Anxiety, Dissociative, and Somatoform Disorders Chapter 12 Eating Disorders Chapter 13 Mood Disorders Chapter 14 Schizophrenic Disorders Chapter 15 Substance-Related Disorders Chapter 16 Personality Disorders Chapter 17 Disorders of Children and Adolescents Chapter 18 Gender Identity and Sexual Disorders Unit IV Neurobehavioral Disorders

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