Foundations of Mental Health Care / Edition 2

Foundations of Mental Health Care / Edition 2

by Michelle Morrison-Valfre, Michelle Morrison Valfre
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323011683

ISBN-13: 9780323011686

Pub. Date: 02/06/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The new edition of this comprehensive text provides an historical overview of mental health care, theoretical foundations, information on therapeutic skills, problems throughout the life cycle, and psychological and psychosocial problems. FOUNDATIONS OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE includes content on the care and treatment of common to serious mental health problems, as

Overview

The new edition of this comprehensive text provides an historical overview of mental health care, theoretical foundations, information on therapeutic skills, problems throughout the life cycle, and psychological and psychosocial problems. FOUNDATIONS OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE includes content on the care and treatment of common to serious mental health problems, as well as discussions of the ethical, legal, social, and cultural issues that influence mental health care.

Spanish version of 1st edition also available, ISBN: 84-8174-349-6

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323011686
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/06/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
430
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: MENTAL HEALTH CARE: PAST AND PRESENT 1.The History of Mental Health Care 2.Current Mental Health Care 3.Ethical and Legal Issues 4.Sociocultural Issues 5.Theories and Therapies 6.Complementary and Alternative Therapies 7.Psychotherapeutic Drug Therapy

UNIT TWO: THE CAREGIVER’S THERAPEUTIC SKILLS 8.Skills and Principles of Mental Health Care 9.Mental Health Assessment Skills 10.Therapeutic Communication 11.The Therapeutic Relationship 12.The Therapeutic Environment

UNIT THREE: MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS THROUGHOUT THE LIFE CYCLE 13.Problems of Childhood 14.Problems of Adolescence 15.Problems of Adulthood 16.Problems of Late Adulthood 17.Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Dementia

UNIT FOUR: CLIENTS WITH PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS 18.Managing Anxiety 19.Illness and Hospitalization 20.Loss and Grief 21.Depression and Other Mood Disorders 22.Physical Problems, Psychological Sources 23.Eating and Sleeping Disorders 24.Dissociative Disorders

UNIT FIVE: CLIENTS WITH PSYCHOSOCIAL PROBLEMS 25.Anger and Aggression 26.Outward-Focused Emotions: Violence 27.Inward-Focused Emotions: Suicide 28.Substance-Related Disorders 29.Sexual Disorders 30.Personality Disorders 31.Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses 32.Chronic Mental Health Disorders 33.Challenges for the Future

Appendixes A: Answers to Review Questions for the NCLEX-PN® Examination B: Mental Status Assessment at a Glance C: A Simple Method to Determine Tardive Dyskinesia Symptoms: AIMS Examination Procedure Bibliography and Reader References Glossary

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