Psychiatric Nursing Clinical Companion / Edition 1

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Welcome to the first clinical resource in mental health designed especially for the nurse! This unique reference provides essential facts and details for a variety of psychiatric disorders, such as Anxiety; Bipolar; Personality; Dissociative; Sleep; and Eating. Psychiatric Nursing Clinical Companion is the most practical single nursing tool to care for clients with a mental health disorder.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401815080
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/28/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 294
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Aggressive Disorders, Suicide, and Other Self-Destructive Behaviors 1
Self-Destructive Behaviors 2
Suicide 2
Resources 7
2 Altered Sensory Perception Disorders and Schizophrenia 8
Delusional Disorder 9
Schizoaffective Disorder 9
Schizophrenia 10
Resources 16
3 Anxiety Disorders 17
Anxiety Disorders--General 19
Acute Stress Disorder 31
Generalized Anxiety Disorder 31
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 32
Panic Disorder 34
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder 35
Separation Anxiety Disorder 36
Social Phobia 37
Resources 38
4 Attention Deficit Disorder 39
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 40
Resources 51
5 Bipolar Disorder 52
Bipolar Disorder 53
Resources 68
6 Cognitive Disorders 69
Cognitive Disorders--General 70
Amnestic Disorder 75
Delirium 75
Dementias 80
Resources 87
7 Depressive Disorders 88
Depressive Disorders 89
Resources 102
8 Dissociative Disorders 103
Dissociative Disorders--General 104
Depersonalization Disorder 110
Dissociative Amnesia 110
Dissociative Fugue 115
Dissociative Identity Disorder 115
Resources 115
9 Eating Disorders 116
Eating Disorders--General 117
Anorexia Nervosa 126
Binge Eating Disorder 129
Bulimia Nervosa 129
Obesity 130
Pica 131
Rumination Disorder 131
Resources 131
10 Personality Disorders 133
Personality Disorders--General 134
Antisocial Personality Disorder 140
Avoidant Personality Disorder 141
Borderline Personality Disorder 141
Conduct Disorders 143
Dependent Personality Disorder 144
Histrionic Personality Disorder 145
Narcissistic Personality Disorder 145
Oppositional Defiant Disorder 146
Paranoid Personality Disorder 147
Schizoid Personality Disorder 147
Schizotypal Personality Disorder 148
11 Sexual Disorders 149
Sexual Disorders--General 150
Arousal Disorders 156
Desire Disorders 156
Gender Identity Disorders 157
Orgasmic Disorders 157
Paraphilia 158
Sexual Dysfunction Caused by a General Medical Condition 158
Sexual Pain Disorders 158
Substance-Induced Sexual Dysfunction 159
Resources 159
12 Sleep Disorders 160
Sleep Disorders 161
Resources 172
13 Somatization Disorders 173
Somatization Disorders--General 174
Body Dysmorphic Disorder 179
Conversion Disorder 180
Fibromyalgia Syndrome 181
Hypochrondriasis 182
Pain Disorder 183
Resources 183
14 Stress-Related Disorders 184
Stress-Related Disorders--General 185
Cardiovascular Disorders 189
Chronic Pain Disorders 190
Dermatological Disorders 191
Gastrointestinal Disorders 191
Immunological Disorders 192
Pulmonary or Respiratory Disorders 192
Resources 192
15 Substance-Related Disorders 193
Substance-Related Disorders 194
Alcoholism 207
Resources 213
16 Violence Survivor Disorders 214
Violence Survivor Disorders--General 215
Child Maltreatment 219
Elder Abuse 224
Intimate Partner Violence 224
Resources 227
References 229
Glossary 257
Index 277
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