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Mental Health Nursing / Edition 2

Essential for course review and NCLEX review, this resource is a complete, concentrated outline of mental health nursing. Content includes all of the "need-to-know" information covering therapeutic communication, developmental disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, somatoform disorders, dissociative disorders, personality disorders, schizophrenia and psychotic disorders, cognitive mental disorders, substance abuse, crisis intervention and suicide, death and dying, and much more. Each chapter provides the following tools that will help lead you to success in your course and on the NCLEX-RN:

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Pre- and post-chapter tests with comprehensive rationales
  • New test-taking strategies
  • Vocabulary review
  • Practice-to-Pass exercises
  • Critical thinking case studies
  • NCLEX alerts
  • Prentice Hall Nursing Notes reference card
  • CD-ROM with 700 practice questions

About the Series
Prentice Hall's Nursing Review & Rationales Series is the complete foundation for success within the classroom, in clinical settings and on the NCLEX-RN exam. Each topical volume offers a concentrated review of core content from across the nursing curriculum, while providing hundreds of practice questions and comprehensive rationales. The only review series offering a tear-out reference card and additional audio reviews, the complete series includes the following volumes:

  • Nursing Fundamentals
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Child Health Nursing
  • Fluids, Electrolytes, & Acid-Base Balance
  • Maternal-Newborn Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Nutrition & Diet Therapy
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Assessment
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Leadership & Management
  • Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-RN
  • Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-PN

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132240772
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 04/23/2007
Series: Prentice Hall Nursing Reviews and Rationales Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 7.84(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

2. Crisis Intervention and Suicide

3. Infancy, Childhood, Adolescence, and Developmental Disabilitiess

4. Mood Disorders

5. Anxiety Disorders

6. Somatoform Disorders

7. Dissociative Disorders

8. Personality Disorders

9. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

10. Delirium, Dementia, and Other Cognitive Mental Disorders

11. Substance Use Disorders

12. Family Violence and Sexual Assault ***NEW CHAPTER***

13. Loss, Grief, and Death

14. Psychological Adaptation to Mental Illness

Appendix: Answers to Practice to Pass & Case Studies


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Mental Health Nursing 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be very helpful. I am a nursing student and I went over the questions in the book with my friends. Those N-CLEX questions really helped me to think critically for my test. Some of the questions were strikingly similar to the ones that were on the test.:)