Summary: Rely on the distinctive voice and dedicated vision of Mary C. Townsend to provide the most clearly written, comprehensive text for psychiatric mental health nursing. Follow an evidence-based, holistic approach to nursing practice that focuses on both biological and behavioral components.Thoroughly revised and updated, the 7th Edition adds a new emphasis on therapeutic communication and offers up-to-date coverage of Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiatives.Plus, a BO
NUS CD-ROM provides additional practice with an electronic workbook and NCLEX-style questions, including alternate-item format questions.
Summary: Rely on the distinctive voice and dedicated vision of Mary C. Townsend to provide the most clearly written, comprehensive text for psychiatric mental health nursing. Follow an evidence-based, holistic approach to nursing practice that focuses on both biological and behavioral components.Thoroughly revised and updated, the 7th Edition adds a new emphasis on therapeutic communication and offers up-to-date coverage of Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiatives.Plus, a BONUS CD-ROM provides additional practice with an electronic workbook and NCLEX-style questions, including alternate-item format questions. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:7TH 12 Cover: Hardback Publisher:F. A. Davis Co. Year Published: 2012 International: No
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Table of Contents Ch. 1 The concept of stress adaptation 3 Ch. 2 Mental health/mental illness : historical and theoretical concepts 13 Ch. 3 Theoretical models of personality development 33 Ch. 4 Concepts of psychobiology 50 Ch. 5 Ethical and legal issues in psychiatric/mental health nursing 75 Ch. 6 Cultural concepts relevant to psychiatric/mental health nursing 89 Ch. 7 Relationship development 107 Ch. 8 Therapeutic communication 118 Ch. 9 The nursing process in psychiatric/mental health nursing 131 Ch. 10 Therapeutic groups 151 Ch. 11 Intervention with families 162 Ch. 12 Milieu therapy - the therapeutic community 184 Ch. 13 Crisis intervention 193 Ch. 14 Relaxation therapy 207 Ch. 15 Assertiveness training 217 Ch. 16 Promoting self-esteem 228 Ch. 17 Anger/aggression management 240 Ch. 18 The suicidal client 250 Ch. 19 Behavior therapy 265 Ch. 20 Cognitive therapy 274 Ch. 21 Psychopharmacology 285 Ch. 22 Electroconvulsive therapy 314 Ch. 23 Complementary therapies 322 Ch. 24 Client education 337 Ch. 25 Disorders usually first diagnosed in infancy, childhood, or adolescence 355 Ch. 26 Delirium, dementia, and amnestic disorders 387 Ch. 27 Substance-related disorders 410 Ch. 28 Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders 453 Ch. 29 Mood disorders 483 Ch. 30 Anxiety disorders 523 Ch. 31 Somatoform and sleep disorders 560 Ch. 32 Dissociative disorders 596 Ch. 33 Sexual and gender identity disorders 623 Ch. 34 Eating disorders 653 Ch. 35 Adjustment and impulse control disorders 673 Ch. 36 Psychological factors affecting medical conditions 693 Ch. 37 Personality disorders 715 Ch. 38 The aging individual 747 Ch. 39 The individual with HIV disease 774 Ch. 40 Problems related to abuse or neglect 798 Ch. 41 Men's and women's health issues 817 Ch. 42 Community mental health nursing 835 Ch. 43 Psychiatric home nursing care 862 Ch. 44 Forensic nursing 876 Ch. 45 The bereaved individual 893 App. A Answers to chapter review questions 911 App. B Mental status assessment 916 App. C DSM-IV-TR classification : axes I and II categories and codes 918 App. D NANDA nursing diagnoses : taxonomy II 926 App. E Assigning nursing diagnoses to client behaviors 930
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