Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach / Edition 4

Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach / Edition 4

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by Elizabeth M. Varcarolis
     
 

The new edition of this popular text offers a clear, straightforward way to understand the often intimidating subject of psychiatric nursing. Its practical, clinical perspective and user-friendly writing style engage the reader in a learning process that both informs and enlightens. Clinical chapters progress consistently and logically from theory to application.

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The new edition of this popular text offers a clear, straightforward way to understand the often intimidating subject of psychiatric nursing. Its practical, clinical perspective and user-friendly writing style engage the reader in a learning process that both informs and enlightens. Clinical chapters progress consistently and logically from theory to application. Specific psychobiological disorders are organized from moderate to severe along the mental health continuum. The nursing process is the strong, visible framework throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721688961
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/29/2001
Edition description:
Fourth Edition, Package
Pages:
1070
Product dimensions:
8.71(w) x 11.19(h) x 1.68(d)

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Table of Contents

1Mental health and mental illness2
2Relevant theories and therapies for nursing practice15
3Biological basis for understanding psychotropic drugs34
4Psychiatric mental health nursing and managed care issues63
5Mental health nursing in acute care settings74
6Mental health nursing in community settings85
7Culturally relevant mental health nursing : a global perspective99
8Legal and ethical guidelines for safe practice115
9Assessment strategies and the nursing process138
10Developing therapeutic relationships155
11The clinical interview and communication skills171
12Understanding stress and holistic approaches to stress management197
13Understanding anxiety and anxiety defenses212
14Anxiety disorders226
15Somatoform and dissociative disorders252
16Personality disorders275
17Eating disorders299
18Mood disorders : depression326
19Mood disorders : bipolar359
20The schizophrenias384
21Cognitive disorders422
22Crisis455
23Suicide473
24Anger and aggression490
25Family violence506
26Sexual assault530
27Care of the chemically impaired546
28Severe mental illness : crisis stabilization and rehabilitation575
29Psychological needs of the medically ill588
30Care for the dying and for those who grieve601
31Psychiatric forensic nursing623
32Disorders of children and adolescents634
33Adult issues658
34Psychosocial needs of the older adult692
35Therapeutic groups718
36Family therapy730
37Integrative care749

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