Essentials of Psychiatric/ Mental Health Nursing / Edition 5

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Overview

Contact F.A. Davis Customer Service for information about Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 5th Edition or for information about the new 6th Edition of this title at 800-323-3555.

Whether it’s an entire course on psychiatric nursing or integrating these principles into an existing course, this is the text that’s concise, engaging, and informative. It offers an evidence-based, holistic approach to mental health nursing—in a streamlined format that explores nursing diagnoses for both physiological and psychological disorders. It’s the psychiatric nursing text that students actually read, understand, and use.

Completely revised and updated throughout, the 5th Edition reflects all of the new knowledge in the field and the practice of mental health nursing today, including the new, core competences outlined in the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803623385
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 10/20/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 768
  • Sales rank: 332,513
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

  • Introduction to Psychiatric/Mental Health Concepts
  • Mental Health and Mental Illness
  • Concepts of Personality Development
  • Biological Implications
  • Ethical and Legal Issues
  • Cultural and Spiritual Concepts Relevant to Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Interventions
  • Relationship Development and Therapeutic Communication
  • The Nursing Process in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Milieu—The Therapeutic Community
  • Intervention in Groups
  • Intervening in Crises
  • Complementary and Psychosocial Therapies
  • Care of Clients with Psychiatric Disorders
  • Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic Disorders
  • Substance-Related Disorders
  • Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
  • Mood Disorders: Depression
  • Mood Disorders: Bipolar Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders
  • Issues Related to Human Sexuality
  • Eating Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing of Special Populations
  • Children and Adolescents
  • Victims of Abuse or Neglect
  • The Aging Individual
  • Community Mental Health Nursing
  • The Bereaved Individual

Appendices

  • DSM-IV-TR Classification: Axes I and II Categories and Codes
  • NANDA Nursing Diagnoses: Taxonomy II
  • Assigning Nursing Diagnoses to Client Behaviors
  • Mental Status Assessment
  • Glossary
  • Answers to Review Questions


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