ISBN-10:
0805313702
ISBN-13:
9780805313703
Pub. Date:
11/01/1994
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Essentials of Mental Health Nursing / Edition 2

Essentials of Mental Health Nursing / Edition 2

by Karen Fontaine

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ISBN-13: 9780805313703
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Publication date: 11/01/1994
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 8.74(w) x 11.13(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

I. FOUNDATIONS OF MENTAL HEALTH NURSING.

1. Introduction to Mental Health Nursing.
2. The Family and Community in Mental Health Nursing.
3. The Role of Cultural Diversity in Mental Health Nursing.
4. Neurobiology and Behavior.

II. SKILLS FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE.

5. Communicating and Teaching.
6. Common Clinical Problems.
7. Treatment Modalities.
8. Psychopharmacology.

III. MENTAL DISORDERS.

9. Anxiety Disorders.
10. Eating Disorders.
11. Mood Disorders.
12. Schizophrenic Disorders.
13. Substance-Related Disorders.
14. Personality Disorders.
15. Cognitive Impairment Disorders.

IV. CRISIS.

16. Grief and Loss.
17. Suicide.
18. Domestic Violence.
19. Sexual Violence.

V. SPECIAL POPULATIONS AND TOPICS.

20. Disorders of Children and Adolescents.
21. Disorders of Older Adults.
22. Psychophysiologic Disorders.
23. Legal and Ethical Issues.

APPENDIXES.

A. DSM-IV Classification.
B. NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnostic Categories.
C. Answers to Review Questions.
D. Suggested Answers to Critical Thinking in Action Questions.
E. Process Recordings.
F.Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC).

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