Nurse's Clinical Guide to Psychiatric and Mental Health Care / Edition 1

Nurse's Clinical Guide to Psychiatric and Mental Health Care / Edition 1

by Linda Carman Copel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0874347203

ISBN-13: 9780874347203

Pub. Date: 07/28/1996

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Each chapter gives readers communication strategies, nursing diagnoses, probable etiologies, defining characteristics, long- and short-term goals, interventions (with rationales), and family care. Readers also find explanations of terms and concepts. Contents include treatment modalities and therapeutic communication; disorders usually first evident in infancy,

Overview

Each chapter gives readers communication strategies, nursing diagnoses, probable etiologies, defining characteristics, long- and short-term goals, interventions (with rationales), and family care. Readers also find explanations of terms and concepts. Contents include treatment modalities and therapeutic communication; disorders usually first evident in infancy, childhood, and adolescence; delirium, dementia, and amnestic and other cognitive disorders; substance-related disorders; schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders; mood disorders; anxiety disorders; somatoform disorders; dissociative disorders; eating disorders; adjustment disorders; personality disorders; psychological factors affecting medical condition; special needs of the homeless person with chronic mental illness; special needs of the abused person; special needs of the person with HIV/AIDS; appendices (including NANDA diagnoses, DSM-IV classification, mental status assessment, common defense mechanisms, psychiatric drug charts, and ANA standards of psychiatric and mental health nursing practice), references, and index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874347203
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
5.24(w) x 7.53(h) x 0.97(d)

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