Essentials of Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

Essentials of Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

by Mary C. Townsend
     
 
This textbook for nursing students covers the basics of psychiatric and mental health nursing. Throughout the text, Clinical Nurse Specialist Townsend (Counseling Center of SE Oklahoma) emphasizes the connections between the health of the mind and the body. A sampling of topics includes personality development, diagnostic procedures, intervening in crises,

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This textbook for nursing students covers the basics of psychiatric and mental health nursing. Throughout the text, Clinical Nurse Specialist Townsend (Counseling Center of SE Oklahoma) emphasizes the connections between the health of the mind and the body. A sampling of topics includes personality development, diagnostic procedures, intervening in crises, psychopharmacology, community mental health nursing, and a variety of psychological disorders. The second edition also includes new chapters on complementary therapies and the aging individual. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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This textbook provides information to students as they proceed through clinical rotations in this area. Four major units are covered: introduction to psychiatric/mental health concepts; psychiatric/mental health nursing interventions; care of clients with psychiatric disorders; and psychiatric/mental health nursing of special populations. Case studies, care plans and critical pathways, review questions, NANDA diagnoses, and a glossary are included. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803604131
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
827
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 9.15(h) x 1.67(d)

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