Lippincott's Handbook for Psychiatric Nursing and Care Planning

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This portable, spiralbound handbook is a user-friendly guide to drug dosages, assessment tools, care plans, and other clinical information in psychiatric health care. It provides a quick-reference approach to need-to-know, critical information for clinical practice.

The unique full-color design enables readers to quickly access the information they need in any setting. Consistent presentation of material within and across sections facilitates student understanding and allows easy navigation. Content includes 34 commonly used assessment tools, 84 drug monographs, and 28 care plans that integrate NANDA/NIC/NOC labels, enabling students to become familiar with the language of nursing.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582557304
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 2/1/2009
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 816,672
  • Product dimensions: 4.80 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: Foundational Concepts of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

Chapter 1: Core Concepts of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
Chapter 2: Legal and Cultural Considerations

Section 2: Assessment, Interviewing, and Communication Chapter 3: The Nurse-Client Relationship
Chapter 4: Common Psychiatric Assessment Tools

Section 3: Therapeutic Modalities

Chapter 5: Individual, Group, and Family Therapies and Interventions
Chapter 6: Integrative and Somatic Therapies

Section 4: Psychopharmacology

Chapter 7: Anxiolytics and Sedative-hypnotics
Chapter 8: Antidepressants
Chapter 9: Mood Stabilizers
Chapter 10: Antipsychotics
Chapter 11: Cognitive Enhancers
Chapter 12: Stimulants/Nonstimulants
Chapter 13: Miscellaneous Agents

Section 5: Mental Health and Psychiatric Disorders

Chapter 14: Anxiety Disorders
Chapter 15: Cognitive disorders
Chapter 16: Dissociative Disorders
Chapter 17: Eating Disorders
Chapter 18: Impulse-control Disorders
Chapter 19: Mood Disorders
Chapter 20: Personality Disorders
Chapter 21: Sexual/Gender Disorders
Chapter 22: Sleep Disorders
Chapter 23: Somatoform Disorders
Chapter 24: Substance-related disorders
Chapter 25: Thought disorders

Section 6: Emergency Situations

Chapter 26: Anger and Aggression
Chapter 27: Abuse and Violence
Chapter 28 : Suicide
Chapter 29: Crisis and Disaster

Section 7: Special Situations

Chapter 30: Forensic Clients
Chapter 31: Children and Adolescents
Chapter 32: Older Adults
Chapter 33: Homeless Clients


General Assessment Tools
Anxiety Assessment Tools
Dementia Assessment Tools
Mood Disorder Assessment Tools
Substance Disorder Assessment Tools


Anxiolytics and Sedative-hypnotics
Cognitive Enhancers
Mood Stabilizers
Miscellaneous Agents

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