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The Third Edition of this trusted learning resource is your guide to understanding the biological, psychological, and sociocultural aspects of mental illness -- as well as the nurse's role in assessment and care of the psychiatric client. Using the bio-psycho-social model, grounded in nursing theory and research, you'll examine the underpinnings of mental illness as well as today's most advanced clinical interventions. You'll quickly gain competence, develop communication skills, sharpen your diagnostic abilities, identify outcomes, and evaluate basic interventions.

The book contains predominantly two-color illustrations, with some black-and-white and color illustrations.

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Eileen Trigoboff
This text provides an in-depth examination and exploration of each topic in psychiatric nursing in its entirety, with abundant resource materials included. The purpose is to provide a theoretical and informational knowledge base to assist students in sharpening critical thinking skills as well as clinical judgment abilities. It seeks to integrate research based nursing management of the psychiatric patient into the education of mental health care providers and succeeds admirably. This is a needed and extensively informative resource. This book is written for psychiatric nursing faculty and students and is also useful to the general practitioner and the specialist as well. Both editors are well known in major clinical areas of psychiatric/mental health nursing with established expertise in the clinical application of the treatment modalities discussed. The color illustrations appropriately vary from basic to intricate and portray sometimes very difficult concepts exceptionally well. Each chapter has critical thinking challenge questions and practical patient teaching materials. The references are current and diverse. It is thorough, complete, user-friendly, and functional for clinicians and students alike. Overall this text is nicely organized and presented. It includes current practice issues that are difficult to find in other contemporary publications (i.e., depot antipsychotic medications may be given subcutaneously). It is valuable as a comprehensive primer and as a clinician's resource.
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This doorstop-magnitude textbook covers principles of psychiatric nursing, care of persons with psychiatric disorders, care of special populations such as children and the homeless, biopsychosocial management of aggression and violence, and contemporary psychiatric nursing practice. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Reviewer: Eileen Trigoboff, RN, CS, DNS (Buffalo Psychiatric Center)
Description: This text provides an in-depth examination and exploration of each topic in psychiatric nursing in its entirety, with abundant resource materials included.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a theoretical and informational knowledge base to assist students in sharpening critical thinking skills as well as clinical judgment abilities. It seeks to integrate research based nursing management of the psychiatric patient into the education of mental health care providers and succeeds admirably. This is a needed and extensively informative resource.
Audience: This book is written for psychiatric nursing faculty and students and is also useful to the general practitioner and the specialist as well. Both editors are well known in major clinical areas of psychiatric/mental health nursing with established expertise in the clinical application of the treatment modalities discussed.
Features: The color illustrations appropriately vary from basic to intricate and portray sometimes very difficult concepts exceptionally well. Each chapter has critical thinking challenge questions and practical patient teaching materials. The references are current and diverse. It is thorough, complete, user-friendly, and functional for clinicians and students alike.
Assessment: Overall this text is nicely organized and presented. It includes current practice issues that are difficult to find in other contemporary publications (i.e., depot antipsychotic medications may be given subcutaneously). It is valuable as a comprehensive primer and as a clinician's resource.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781749169
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 6/24/2004
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 976
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 11.40 (h) x 1.08 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit I The nature of mental health and mental illness 1
1 Social change and mental health 3
2 Cultural issues related to mental health care 16
3 Mental health and mental illness 27
4 Patient rights and legal issues 35
5 Mental health care in the community 46
Unit II Principles of psychiatric nursing 61
6 Contemporary psychiatric nursing practice 63
7 Theoretic basis of psychiatric nursing 74
8 The biologic foundations of psychiatric nursing 93
9 Psychopharmacology and other biologic treatments 124
Unit III Contemporary psychiatric nursing practice 171
10 Communication and the therapeutic relationship 173
11 The assessment process 189
12 Diagnosis and outcomes development 208
13 Psychiatric-mental health nursing interventions 218
14 Interventions with groups 233
15 Family assessment and interventions 246
Unit IV Care of persons with psychiatric disorders 263
16 Schizophrenia 265
17 Schizoaffective, delusional, and other psychotic disorders 311
18 Mood disorders 333
19 Anxiety disorders 374
20 Personality and impulse-control disorders 420
21 Somatoform and related disorders 470
22 Eating disorders 492
23 Substance use disorders 524
Unit V Children and adolescents 565
24 Mental health assessment of children and adolescents 567
25 Mental health promotion with children and adolescents 586
26 Psychiatric disorders diagnosed in childhood and adolescence 603
Unit VI Older adults 643
27 Mental health assessment of the elderly 645
28 Mental health promotion with the elderly 660
29 Delirium, dementias, and related disorders 671
Unit VII Care of special populations 709
30 Care of people who are homeless and mentally ill 711
31 Issues in dual disorders 728
32 Psychosocial aspects of medically compromised persons 746
Unit VIII Care challenges in psychiatric nursing 769
33 Stress, crisis, and disaster management 771
34 Management of aggression and violence 802
35 Caring for abused persons 823
36 Case finding and care in suicide : children, adolescents, and adults 857
App. A DSM-IV-TR classification : axes I and II categories and codes 883
App. B Canadian Standards of Psychiatricand Mental Health Nursing Practice (2nd ed.) 892
App. C Brief psychiatric rating scale 896
App. D NANDA nursing diagnoses (2003-2004) 897
App. E Simpson-Angus rating scale 899
App. F Abnormal involuntary movement scale (AIMS) 901
App. G Simplified diagnoses for Tardive Dyskinesia (SD-TD) 903
App. H Hamilton rating scale for depression 904
App. I CAGE questionnaire 905
App. J Specific defense mechanisms and coping styles 906
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