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Springhouse Review for Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Certification / Edition 3
     

Springhouse Review for Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Certification / Edition 3

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Liz Schaeffer, Laura Marshfield
 

ISBN-10: 1582551731

ISBN-13: 9781582551739

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This comprehensive review book includes all the information needed to confidently pass the psychiatric and mental health nursing certification exam. For each psychiatric disorder, the text provides causes, signs and symptoms, nursing diagnoses, and nursing interventions. Presented in a clear outline format, the book also contains quick-reference charts, appendices,

Overview

This comprehensive review book includes all the information needed to confidently pass the psychiatric and mental health nursing certification exam. For each psychiatric disorder, the text provides causes, signs and symptoms, nursing diagnoses, and nursing interventions. Presented in a clear outline format, the book also contains quick-reference charts, appendices, selected references, and a posttest in the same format as the actual exam. Each chapter includes a clinical situation that follows the nursing process format, with rationales for every intervention. The book also covers such key topics such as concepts, human development, role and scope of psychiatric and mental health nursing, models of human behavior, nursing research techniques, therapeutic communication, legal issues, psychiatric therapies, drug therapy, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582551739
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Series:
Springhouse Nursing Review Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contributorsvii
Forewordix
Chapter 1Certification examination1
Chapter 2Fundamental concepts7
Chapter 3Human development18
Chapter 4Settings, roles, and scope of practice27
Chapter 5Theoretical models of behavior38
Chapter 6Nursing research52
Chapter 7Therapeutic communication61
Chapter 8Legal aspects of nursing practice68
Chapter 9Anxiety disorders81
Chapter 10Substance use disorders94
Chapter 11Adjustment disorders113
Chapter 12Dissociative disorders122
Chapter 13Mood disorders131
Chapter 14Delirium, dementia, and amnestic disorders142
Chapter 15Personality disorders150
Chapter 16Schizophrenia166
Chapter 17Somatoform disorders175
Chapter 18Psychiatric therapies186
Chapter 19Psychopharmacology198
Appendix AStandards of psychiatric and mental health clinical nursing practice221
Appendix BNANDA Taxonomy II237
Posttest241
Selected references265
Index267

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