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This text provides a clear, concentrated, and up-to-date review of today's "need to know" knowledge for effective psychiatric and mental health nursing. Developed and reviewed by a large team of nurse educators, PEARSON REVIEWS & RATIONALES: MENTAL HEALTH NURSING WITH MYNURSINGREVIEW, 3/efully reflects the current (2010) NCLEX-RNŽ Test Plan. The text thoroughly covers mental health nursing, including every major diagnostic category. Additional chapters focus on crisis intervention and suicide; family violence and sexual assault, loss and grief; and the psychological adaptation to medical illness. Since mental health questions are unique and distress many students, Chapter 1 presents specific techniques and strategies for answering the NCLEX-RNŽ exam's psychosocial integrity questions. A complete support package includes access to additional questions and the complete eText online, and a tear-out NursingNotes card for clinical reference and quick review.
About The Authour MaryAnn Hogan, MSN, RN has been a nurse educator for more than 25 years, currently as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught in diploma, associate degree, and baccalaureate nursing programs. A former item writer for the CAT NCLEX-RN, Ms. Hogan has been teaching review courses throughout New England for more than 20 years. She has also contributed to a number of publications in the areas of adult health, pharmacology, and fundamentals of nursing. She is a member of the American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society for Nursing.
Table of Contents
|Overview of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing||p. 1|
|Crisis Intervention and Suicide||p. 29|
|Infancy, Childhood, Adolescence, and Developmental Disabilities||p. 48|
|Mood Disorders||p. 63|
|Anxiety Disorders||p. 98|
|Somatoform Disorders||p. 119|
|Dissociative Disorders||p. 139|
|Personality Disorders||p. 153|
|Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders||p. 173|
|Delirium, Dementia, and Other Cognitive Mental Disorders||p. 190|
|Substance Use Disorders||p. 211|
|Family Violence and Sexual Assault||p. 232|
|Loss, Grief, and Death||p. 254|
|Psychological Adaptation to Medical Illness||p. 273|
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