9780132557771

Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

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    9780132557771

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    0132557770

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/24/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

CONTEMPORARY PSYCHIATRIC-MENTAL HEALTH NURSING, 3/e is the most up-to-date, evidence-based, culturally competent, authoritative, and comprehensive resource for psychiatric-mental health nursing. The authors emphasize the importance of empathy and client empowerment, while providing the knowledge and clinical competence that psychiatric-mental health nurses can use to help diverse clients heal on both psychobiologic and spiritual levels. They prepare students to tailor and humanize interventions for traditional as well as "new" psychiatric-mental health clients encountered in forensic settings, homeless shelters, and in other community and rehab settings. Since advances in neuroscience and genetics are redefining the scientific understanding of mental disorders, the authors offer a solid grounding in psychobiology, including brain imaging assessment and new psychopharmacologic treatment options. This edition adds a full chapter on Recovery and Psychiatric Rehabilitation Strategies, and many new boxed features showing how psychiatric disorders are portrayed in the news and movies.

Table of Contents

Unit I. Foundations for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Practice

1. Mental Health, Mental Disorder, and Psychiatric-Mental Health Clients: Who Are They?

2. Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses: Who Are They?

3. Self-Awareness and the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse

4. The Therapeutic Nurse-Client Relationship

 

Unit II. Theoretical Basis for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Practice

5. Theories for Interdisciplinary Care in Psychiatry

6. The Biologic Basis of Behavioral and Mental Disorders

7. The Science of Psychopharmacology

8. Stress, Anxiety, and Coping

9. Cultural Competence

 

Unit III. Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Processes

10. Therapeutic Communication

11. Psychiatric-Mental Health Assessment

12. Ethics, Clients’ Rights, and Legal and Forensic Issues

13. Creating Hospital and Community-Based Therapeutic Environments

 

Unit IV. Clients with Mental Disorders

14. Cognitive Disorders

15. Substance-Related Disorders

16. Schizophrenia

17. Mood Disorders

18. Anxiety Disorders

19. Dissociative, Somatoform, and Factitious Disorders

20. Gender Identity and Sexual Disorders

21. Eating Disorders

22. Personality Disorders

 

Unit V. Vulnerable Populations

23. Clients at Risk for Suicide and Self-Destructive Behavior

24. Intrafamily Violence: Physical and Sexual Abuse

25. Children

26. Adolescents

27. Elders

 

Unit VI. Intervention Strategies

28. Therapeutic Groups

29. Family-Focused Interventions

30. Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions

31. Psychopharmacologic Nursing Interventions

32. Recovery and Psychiatric Rehabilitation Strategies

33. Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Healing Practices

34. Crisis Intervention

35. Anger Management and Intervention in Psychiatric-Mental Health Settings

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