9781608313921

Introductory Mental Health Nursing

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  • ISBN13:

    9781608313921

  • ISBN10:

    1608313921

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/14/2010
  • Publisher: LWW
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Summary

This full-color, paperback book is an introductory-level textbook for students enrolled in a practical/vocational nursing program and taking a course in mental health nursing. The book is written in an engaging and simple to understand format, specifically for the LPN/LVN level, with many innovative features to enhance comprehension of material. Highlights of this edition include expanded coverage of dementia care and an enhanced art program.

Table of Contents

Unit I Introduction to Mental Health and Mental Illness Chapter 1 Mental Health and Mental Illness Chapter 2 Theories of Personality Development Unit II Mental Health Care Chapter 3 The Delivery of Mental Health Care Chapter 4 Treatment of Mental Illness Chapter 5 Psychopharmacology Unit III Fundamental Nursing Roles in Mental Health Care Chapter 6 The Nursing Process in Mental Health Nursing Chapter 7 Communication in Mental Health Nursing Chapter 8 Establishing and Maintaining a Therapeutic Relationship Unit IV Psychiatric Disorders Chapter 9 Anxiety Disorders Chapter 10 Mood Disorders Chapter 11 Psychotic Disorders Chapter 12 Personality Disorders Chapter 13 Somatoform Disorders Chapter 14 Dissociative Disorders Chapter 15 Substance-Related Disorders Chapter 16 Eating Disorders Chapter 17 Sexual Disorders Unit V Age-Specific Disorders and Issues Chapter 18 Disorders and Issues of Children and Adolescents Chapter 19 Disorders and Issues of Older Adults Appendix A DSM-IV-TR Classification Appendix B Mini-Mental Status Exam Appendix C NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses Most Frequently Used in Mental Health & Psychiatric Settings Appendix D Sample Anxiety Scale Appendix E Beck's Depression Scale (Sample) Appendix F Answers to Student Worksheets Glossary Index

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