Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing / Edition 1

Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing / Edition 1

by Carol Ren Kneisl, Eileen Trigoboff, Holly Skodol Wilson, Eileen Trigoboff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130415820

ISBN-13: 9780130415820

Pub. Date: 04/24/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This textbook provides the most current, authoritative, and comprehensive information on psychiatric-mental health nursing. The theme of this book is global mental health, with an emphasis on cultural competence, community, evidence-based nursing practice, and global issues of mental health care. The five units of this book focus on the theoretical basis for

Overview

This textbook provides the most current, authoritative, and comprehensive information on psychiatric-mental health nursing. The theme of this book is global mental health, with an emphasis on cultural competence, community, evidence-based nursing practice, and global issues of mental health care. The five units of this book focus on the theoretical basis for psychiatric-mental health nursing practice, the processes and competencies for effective care, the nursing care far clients with mental disorders, vulnerable populations, and various nursing intervention strategies.

FEATURES


Using Research Evidence—demonstrates haw the reader can develop nursing interventions based on current research citations.
Nursing Self-Awareness—engages the reader in a process of introspection and self-inquiry.
Rx Communication—provides verbatim examples of possible responses to a client and the rationales far alternatives help the reader apply therapeutic communication principles.
Critical Thinking Challenges—begin each chapter with a case-based scenario that encourages readers to analyze an issue or an assertion related to the chapter topic.
Caring for the Spirit—reinforces the inter-connection of body, mind, and spirit far a holistic perspective.
Culture, Family, and Medication Icons—highlight content that develops cultural competence, includes the family as partners in psychiatric-mental health care, or relates to psychapharmacalagy.
Case Studies, Nursing Care Plans, DSM-IV-TR Classification, Client/Family Teaching, MediaLinks, andmore!
INTERACTIVE MEDIA RESOURCES


Free Student CD-ROM—an interactive program with NCLEX-style questions and rationales, an audio glossary, animations, video clips, and a link to the Companian Website.
Free Companion Website www.prenhall.com/kneisl—with additional NCLEX-style review questions, critical thinking activities, case studies, care plan assignments, links to related resources, and more!
Online Course Companions for schools using course management systems such as, Blackboard, WebCT, and Course Compass.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130415820
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/24/2003
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
912
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.22(h) x 1.48(d)

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Table of Contents

I. THEORETICAL BASIS FOR MENTAL-HEALTH NURSING.

1. The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse's Personal Integration and Professional Role.
2. Philosophy and Theory for Interdisciplinary Psychiatric Care.
3. Evidence-Based Practice in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing.
4. Psychobiology, Behavior, and Mental Disorders.
5. Stress, Anxiety, and Coping.
6. Cultural Competence and Psychiatric Epidemology.

II. APPLYING PSYCHIATRIC-MENTAL HEALTH NURSING PROCESSES AND COMPETENCIES.

7. The Nursing Process with Psychiatric-Mental Health Clients.
8. Therapeutic Communication.
9. Assessment.
10. Clients' Rights, Ethics, and Advocacy.
11. Creating a Therapeutic Environment.

III. CLIENTS WITH MENTAL DISORDERS.

12. Cognitive Disorders.
13. Substance-Related Disorders.
14. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders.
15. Mood Disorders.
16. Anxiety, Somatoform, and Dissociative Disorders.
17. Gender Identity and Sexual Disorders.
18. Eating Disorders.
19. Sleep Disorders.
20. Personality Disorders.
21. The Client with Coexisting Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders.

IV. VULNERABLE POPULATIONS.

22. Clients at Risk for Suicide and Self Destructive Behavior.
23. Persons at Risk for Abuse and Violence.
24. Psychiatric-Mental Health Clients with HIV/AIDS.
25. Children.
26. Adolescents.
27. Elders.

V. NURSING INTERVENTIONSTRATEGIES AND OUTCOMES.

28. Counseling the Individual.
29. Group and Family Interventions.
30. Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions.
31. Psychopharmacology.
32. Alternative and Complementary Healing Practices.
33. Crisis Intervention.
34. Intervening in Violence in the Psychiatric Setting.
35. Forensic Psychiatric Nursing.

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