Mental Health and Mental Illness / Edition 5

Mental Health and Mental Illness / Edition 5

by Patricia D. Barry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0397550138

ISBN-13: 9780397550135

Pub. Date: 12/28/1993

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This useful text offers sensitive guidance for the care of clients with mental disorders as well as for clients experiencing the psycho-social impact of physical illness.

Now completely revised and updated for the Sixth Edition, Mental Health and Mental Illness presents the basics in a crisp, clear format. Readable and well-organized, the text is focused and

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Overview

This useful text offers sensitive guidance for the care of clients with mental disorders as well as for clients experiencing the psycho-social impact of physical illness.

Now completely revised and updated for the Sixth Edition, Mental Health and Mental Illness presents the basics in a crisp, clear format. Readable and well-organized, the text is focused and relevant, and progresses from simple to complex material. Clearly written objectives allow proper goal-setting, while case studies and study questions enhance application and understanding. New in this edition:

  • More information on eating disorders
  • Substance-related disorders
  • Schizoaffective disorders
  • And greater focus on geriatric concerns, especially Alzheimer's disease

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397550135
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
438

Table of Contents

Unit 1Patterns of Mental Health Care1
1Current and Evolving Patterns of Mental Health Care3
2The Roles of the Nurse in Different Mental Health Settings13
3Inpatient Hospitalization: The Mental Health Treatment Team and the Therapeutic Milieu23
4Community-Based Treatment Settings for Mental Disorders33
5Home Care Setting: Client and Family Issues43
6Professional, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Mental Health Nursing55
Unit 2Foundations of the Therapeutic Relationship69
7Communicating in the Therapeutic Relationship71
8Theories and Stages of Personality Development85
9Influences of Family and Social Environment of the Individual107
Unit 3Foundations of Decision Making in the Mental Health Setting121
10Nursing Process in the Mental Health Setting123
11Human Emotions145
12Stress: Effective Coping and Adaptation157
13Stress: Ineffective Coping and Defense Mechanisms171
14The Mental Status Exam185
Unit 4Nursing the Client With a Mental Disorder197
15The Client With a Mood Disorder199
16The Client With an Anxiety Disorder215
17The Client With Delirium, Dementia, Alzheimer's, and Other Cognitive Disorders235
18The Client With Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders257
19The Client Who Is Contemplating Suicide277
20The Client With a Substance-Related Mental Disorder291
21The Client With a Personality Disorder311
22The Client With an Eating Disorder323
23The Infant, Child, or Adolescent With a Developmental Disorder335
Unit 5Intervention and Treatment of Mental Disorders347
24Crisis Intervention349
25Nursing Care of the Older Adult With a Mental Disorder363
26Milieu Therapy and Behavior Modification377
27Group Therapy391
28Psychopharmacology and Electroconvulsive Treatment of Mental Disorders403
29Complementary Health Approaches: Therapies and Philosophy in Mental Health Treatment Settings427
Answers to Chapter Questions447
Glossary449
App. ABarry Psychosocial Assessment474
App. BNorth American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification483
App. CDSM-IV Classifications486
Index497

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