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Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing / Edition 4

Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing / Edition 4

by Gail Wiscarz Stuart, Sandra J. Sundeen


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ISBN-13: 9780801658853
Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/04/1991
Edition description: 4th ed
Pages: 1069
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Unit 1. Principles of Psychiatric Nursing Care

1. Roles and Functions of Psychiatric Nurses: Competent Caring

2. Therapeutic Nurse-Patient Relationship

3. Conceptual Models of Psychiatric Treatment

4. The Stuart Stress Adaptation Model of Psychiatric Nursing Care

5. Evidence-Based Psychiatric Nursing Practice

6. Biological Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care

7. Psychological Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care

8. Social, Cultural, and Spiritual Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care

9. Environmental Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care

10. Legal and Ethical Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care

11. Families as Resources, Caregivers, and Collaborators

12. Implementing the Nursing Process: Standards of Care and Professional Performance

Unit 2. Continuum of Care

13. Mental Health Promotion and Illness Prevention

14. Crisis Intervention

15. Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery

Unit 3. Applying Principles in Nursing Practice

16. Anxiety Responses and Anxiety Disorders

17. Psychophysiological Responses and Somatoform and Sleep Disorders

18. Self-Concept Responses and Dissociative Disorders

19. Emotional Responses and Mood Disorders

20. Self-Protective Responses and Suicidal Behavior

21. Neurobiological Responses and Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders

22. Social Responses and Personality Disorders

23. Cognitive Responses and Organic Mental Disorders

24. Chemically Mediated Responses and Substance-Related Disorders

25. Eating Regulation Responses and Eating Disorders

26. Sexual Responses and Sexual Disorders

Unit 4. Treatment Modalities

27. Psychopharmacology

28. Somatic Therapies

29. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

30. Preventing and Managing Aggressive Behavior

31. Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Strategies

32. Therapeutic Groups

33. Family Interventions

Unit 5. Treatment Settings

34. Hospital-Based Psychiatric Nursing Care

35. Community-Based Psychiatric Nursing Care

Unit 6. Special Populations in Psychiatry

36. Child Psychiatric Nursing

37. Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing

38. Geropsychiatric Nursing

39. Care of Survivors of Abuse and Violence

40. Psychological Care of Patients with Life-Threatening Illness


A. NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses

B. Diagnostic Criteria for Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR)

C. Behavioral Rating Scales

D. Answers to Chapter Review Questions



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