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Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing



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Focusing on what psychiatric nurses actually do in everyday practice, this full-color text covers all of the most common disorders and treatments. A balanced nursing-medical approach includes a strong emphasis on the nursing process, DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria, and interdisciplinary interventions. This book offers an approach that is clear, straightforward, and holistic to boost confidence in managing clients and to help students prepare for success on the NCLEX examination. Clinical Alert boxes address issues critical to the safety or well-being of the client. Client and Family Teaching Guidelines boxes discuss the issues confronting families when a member suffers from mental illness. Nursing Assessment Questions boxes include questions that should be asked in the assessment of a particular disorder. Case studies depict effective nursing care strategies and encourage critical thinking. Nursing Care Plans provide guidelines for care, with each plan including a brief case study, followed by assessment, diagnosis, goal setting, interventions with rationales, and evaluation. Clinical Symptoms boxes make it easy for students to apply content to the real world. DSM-IV-TR Criteria boxes list categories of mental disorders and the criteria for diagnosing them. Additional Treatment Modalities boxes summarize other modalities and interventions used in conjunction with nursing interventions in the treatment of a particular disorder. Objectives and key terms open each chapter, emphasizing the most important concepts. Chapter summaries conclude each chapter with the most significant ideas to remember. A glossary provides concise definitions of key terms. A Neurobiology in Mental Health and Disorder chapter covers basic neuroanatomy as well as the psychobiological aspects of psychiatric disorders. A Complementary and Alternative Therapies chapter introduces current therapies used in the treatment of physiological and psychological health problems and demonstrates the nurse's role in providing holistic nursing care. New Somatoform, Factitious, and Dissociative Disorders and Sleep Disorders chapters cover these increasingly diagnosed disorders and describe the nurse's role in treatment. Medication Key Facts boxes summarize the most common psychopharmacologic interventions and discuss safe and effective use. Research for Evidence-Based Practice boxes discuss implications of current research studies. Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) labels are identified for each nursing diagnosis in all nursing care plans. Review questions for the NCLEX examination reinforce the content in each chapter. A NEW companion CD includes: Interactive Exercises with memory match, quiz show, and hangman activities to ensure comprehension. Neurology Review with state-of-the-art, narrated animations. 150 review questions to prepare students for the NCLEX examination. Audio Glossary of 150 terms with definitions and pronunciations.

Table of Contents

Foundations For Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Psychiatric Nursing: Theory, Principles, and Trends
Nursing Practice in the Clinical Setting
The Nursing Process and Standards of Care
Therapeutic Communication: Interviews and Interventions
Biologic And Psychosocial Principles For Mental Health Nursing
Adaptation to Stress
Neurobiology in Mental Health and Mental Disorder
Human Development Across the Life Span
Culture, Ethnicity, and Spirituality: A Global Perspective
Legal and Ethical Aspects in Clinical Practice
Psychiatric Disorders
Anxiety and Related Disorders
Somatoform, Factitious, and Dissociative Disorders
Mood Disorders: Depression, Bipolar, and Adjustment Disorders
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Personality Disorders
Substance Related Disorders and Addictive Behaviors
Cognitive Disorders: Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic Disorders
Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa
Sleep Disorders: Dyssomnias and Parasomnias
Sexual Disorders: Sexual Dysfunctions and Paraphilias
Crisis And Psychiatric Emergencies
Crisis: Theory and Intervention
Suicide: Prevention and Intervention
Violence: Anger, Abuse, and Aggression
Forensic Nursing in Clinical Practice
Therapeutic Interventions
Therapies: Theory and Clinical Practice
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Nursing Interventions With Special Populations
Grief in Loss and Death
Emotional and Mental Responses to Medical Illness
Nursing Interventions In The Home And Community
Community Mental Health Nursing for Patients with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness
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