Psychiatric Nursing for Canadian Practice / Edition 1

Psychiatric Nursing for Canadian Practice / Edition 1

by Wendy Austin, Mary Ann Boyd
     
 

The AJN Book of the Year award-winning textbook, Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice, Third Edition has now been adapted to reflect current Canadian practice and to meet the needs of Canadian baccalaureate nursing students. Based on the biological-psychological-sociological aspects of mental illness, this text is ideal for nurses seeking an understanding

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Overview

The AJN Book of the Year award-winning textbook, Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice, Third Edition has now been adapted to reflect current Canadian practice and to meet the needs of Canadian baccalaureate nursing students. Based on the biological-psychological-sociological aspects of mental illness, this text is ideal for nurses seeking an understanding of psychiatric disorders and nursing practice. Thorough chapters describe the biological foundations of psychiatric disorders. NCLEX(R) notes are interspersed throughout, as well as patient teaching points and highlighted nursing interventions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781796088
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/03/2006
Series:
Point (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins) Ser.
Edition description:
2
Pages:
1008
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1Psychiatric and mental health nursing from past to present3
2Mental health and mental illness18
3The context of mental health care27
4The continuum of psychiatric and mental health care39
5Ethical psychiatric and mental health nursing practice49
6Contemporary psychiatric and mental health nursing practice69
7Theoretic basis of psychiatric and mental health nursing81
8Communication and the therapeutic relationship100
9The biological foundations of psychiatric and mental health nursing117
10The assessment process151
11Diagnosis and outcomes development170
12Psychiatric and mental health nursing care181
13Psychopharmacology196
14Cognitive-behavioural therapy242
15Interventions with groups255
16Family assessment and interventions270
17Schizophrenia289
18Schizoaffective, delusional, and other psychotic disorders335
19Mood disorders358
20Anxiety disorders400
21Somatoform and related disorders441
22Eating disorders463
23Substance use disorders497
24Personality and impulse-control disorders540
25Mental health assessment of children and adolescents593
26Mental health promotion with children and adolescents620
27Psychiatric disorders diagnosed in children and adolescents640
28Mental health assessment of the older adult679
29Mental health promotion with the older adult695
30Delirium, dementias, and related disorders707
31Issues in dual diagnosis749
32Psychosocial aspects of medically compromised persons767
33Forensic psychiatric and mental health nursing791
34Stress, crisis, and disaster management807
35Management of aggression and violence839
36Caring for abused persons860
37Self harm and suicidal behaviour : children, adolescents, and adults898
App. ADSM-IV-TR classification : axes I and II categories and codes923
App. BBrief psychiatric rating scale931
App. CSimpson-Angus rating scale932
App. DAbnormal involuntary movement scale (AIMS)934
App. ESimplified diagnoses for tardive dyskinesia (SD-TD)936
App. FHamilton rating scale for depression937
App. GCAGE questionnaire938
App. HSpecific defence mechanisms and coping skills939

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