Clinical Manual of Psychiatric Nursing / Edition 2

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This convenient reference manual is specifically designed to help nursing students and practitioners provide holistic care to clients with problem behaviors. Its three-part organization includes assessment tools, behavioral disorders, and detailed case studies with sample care plans. Useful to both students and professionals, the concepts presented in this text provide extensive coverage of psychiatric nursing and may complement MENTAL HEALTH-PSYCHIATRIC NURSING, 3rd Edition, by Rawlins, Williams, and Beck.

"...provides a conceptual framework for holistic care that addresses the five dimensions of health: physical, emotional ,intellectual, social, and spiritual.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801663338
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 11/15/1992
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 1.01 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Assessment
Pt. 2 Client Behaviors
Amnesia 21
Anger 28
Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa 38
Anxiety 48
Chronic Pain 61
Compulsions 72
Confusion 81
Conversions 92
Crisis 99
Delusions 107
Denial 115
Dependence 122
Depression 133
Grief 146
Guilt 155
Hallucinations 163
Hyperactivity in Children 172
Hypochondriacal Behavior 182
Loneliness 193
Malingering 205
Manic Behavior 212
Manipulation 222
Negative Self-Concept 231
Negativism 241
Noncompliance 251
Obesity 260
Obsessions 275
Passive-Aggressive Behavior 282
Phobias 291
Rape Trauma Syndrome 297
Sleep Disorders 307
Suicidal Behavior 316
Suspiciousness 328
Withdrawn Behavior 336
Pt. 3 Case Studies
An Angry Adolescent 346
A Client with a Dual Diagnosis: Alcohol Addiction and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 348
A Substance-Abusing Client 350
A Suicidal Client 352
A Young Woman with Anorexia 354
App. A ANA Standards of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Practice 358
App. B Communication Techniques 360
App. C Problem Solving 364
App. D Defense Mechanisms 365
App. E DSM-III-R Classification: Categories and Codes 366
App. F Medication Charts 374
App. G Extrapyramidal Effects (EPS) of Psychotropic Medications 384
App. H NANDA-Accepted Diagnoses 385
App. I Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Diagnoses 387
App. J Treatment Modalities 392
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