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Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

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    ISBN: 9781449651749
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    Second edition
    ISBN: 9781449651749


 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: An Introduction to Theory and Practice, Second Edition is a comprehensive, easy-to-read introductory text for nursing students. The book is organized into three sections:  Introduction to Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Mental Health Disorders, and Nursing Management of Special Populations. Relying on evidence-based practice and incorporating case studies throughout, this unique text is the most comprehensive psychiatric mental health resource available.

    Features concept maps, including symptom maps and diagnoses, throughout the text
    Includes the most comprehensive nursing diagnoses and care plans and features rationales for all nursing interventions
    Reflects updated information on Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), as published by the American Psychiatric Association
    Emphasizes neurobiology for all disorders to reflect the most recent updates in the field
    Includes a Psychiatric-Mental Health Standards of Nursing Practice Appendix, as well as an Appendix of Common NANDA-I Diagnosis Used in Psychiatric Disorders
    Accompanied by a robust Companion Website, featuring NCLEX Review Questions, Additional Case Studies, Critical Thinking Questions, and more
    Presents the information and values essential to the development of the targeted knowledge, skills, and attitudes (KSAs) for the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies designed for use in the pre-licensure level of nursing education

Table of Contents:

Part  I  Introduction to Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
  Chapter  1  Introduction to Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
  Chapter  2  Issues and Trends in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
  Chapter  3  The Nurse-Client Relationship and Therapeutic Communication
  Chapter  4  The Psychiatric Nursing Assessment
  Chapter  5  Neurobiologic Considerations in Psychiatric Care
  Chapter  6  Psychopharmacology
  Chapter  7  Crises, Psychiatric Emergencies, and Disasters
  Chapter  8  Legal and Ethical Considerations
  Chapter  9  Group Theory and Practice
  Chapter  10  Holistic Nursing and Complementary Modalities
Part  II  Mental Health Disorders
  Chapter  11  Family and Intimate Partner Violence
  Chapter  12  Disorders Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence
  Chapter  13  Dementia, Delirium, Amnesia, and Other Cognitive Disorders
  Chapter  14  Mental Disorders Due to General Medical Conditions
  Chapter  15  Substance-Related Disorders
  Chapter  16  Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
  Chapter  17  Mood Disorders
  Chapter  18  Anxiety and Dissociative Disorders
  Chapter  19  Somatoform Disorders, Factitious Disorders, and Malingering
  Chapter  20  Sexual Disorders and Gender Identity Disorder
  Chapter  21  Eating Disorders
  Chapter  22  Sleep Disorders
  Chapter  23  Impulse-Control Disorders
Part  III  Nursing Management of Special Populations
  Chapter  24  Personality Disorders
  Chapter  25  Clients with Chronic Mental Illness
  Chapter  26  Clients with Intellectual and Development Disabilities
  Chapter  27  Children and Adolescents
  Chapter  28  The Aging Client
  Appendix  I  Psychiatric-Mental Health Standards of Nursing Practice
  Appendix  II  Common NANDA-I Diagnosis Used in Psychiatric Disorders

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