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Psychiatric Nursing / Edition 5
     

Psychiatric Nursing / Edition 5

by Holly S. Skodol Wilson, Carol Ren Kneisl, Carol Ren Kneisl
 

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ISBN-10: 0805394087

ISBN-13: 9780805394085

Pub. Date: 10/30/1995

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This fifth edition of Psychiatric Nursing continues to set the standard for psychiatric mental health nursing practice established with the publication of its first edition in 1979. The authors have written this book with three points in mind: These are complex and changing times in our field of knowledge and practice; psychiatric mental health nurses must be prepared

Overview

This fifth edition of Psychiatric Nursing continues to set the standard for psychiatric mental health nursing practice established with the publication of its first edition in 1979. The authors have written this book with three points in mind: These are complex and changing times in our field of knowledge and practice; psychiatric mental health nurses must be prepared with critical thinking and clinical judgment skills to address clients with dual diagnoses and comorbidities, and to work effectively in community-based as well as hospital settings; and comprehensive and contemporary theory and processes are best learned when presented in a clear, clinically relevant style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805394085
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
10/30/1995
Edition description:
5th ed
Pages:
1016
Product dimensions:
8.88(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.86(d)

Table of Contents

I: THE THEORETIC BASIS FOR PSYCHIATRIC NURSING.

1. The Psychiatric Nurse's Professional Role and Personal Integration.
2. Philosophy and Theories for Interdisciplinary Psychiatric Care.
3. Psychobiology.
4. Stress, Anxiety, and Coping.
5. Psychiatric Epidemiology in a Culturally Diverse Society.

II: PROCESSES FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE IN PSYCHIATRIC NURSING.

6. Applying the Nursing Process.
7. Therapeutic Communication.
8. Assessment.
9. Establishing and Maintaining a Therapeutic Environment.
10. Ethical Reasoning.
11. Advocacy, Client Rights, and Legal Issues.

III: APPLYING THE NURSING PROCESS.

12. Clients with Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic Disorder, and other Cognitive Disorders.
13. Clients with Substance-Related Disorders.
14. Clients with Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders.
15. Clients with Mood Disorders.
16. Clients with Anxiety, Somatoform, and Dissociative Disorder.
17. Clients with Sexual Disorders and Gender Identity Disorders.
18. Clients with Eating Disorders.
19. Clients with Sleep Disorders.
20. Clients with Personality Disorders.

IV: CONTEMPORARY CLINICAL CONCERNS.

21. The Severely and Persistently Mentally Ill in the Community.
22. Psychological Factors Affecting Mental Conditions.
23. Rape and Intrafamily Abuse.
24. Suicide and Self-Destructive Behavior.
25. The Client with a Dual Diagnosis.
26. The Codependent Client.
27. HIV/AIDS in Vulnerable Psychiatric Populations.

V: INTERVENTION MODES.

28. The Nurse-Client Relationship and Individual Therapy.
29. Stress Management.
30. Crisis Intervention.
31. Group Process and Group Therapy.
32. Family Process and Family Therapy.
33. Psychopharmacology.
34. Intervening in Violence in the Psychiatric Setting.
35. Managed Mental Health Care.

VI: PSYCHIATRIC-MENTAL HEALTH NURSING ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN.

36. Applying the Nursing Process with Children.
37. Applying the Nursing Process with Adolescents.
38. Applying the Nursing Process with the Elderly.

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