Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-09-23
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
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This well-respected textbook presents cutting-edge principles of psychiatric nursing and provides you with new features and tools - including chapter study notes and audio chapter summaries - to help you learn the important content you need to know. The 9th edition presents current guidelines for the practice of psychiatric nursing, with the latest clinical research and appropriate diagnoses, updated and expanded coverage of primary care, and extensively revised and updated psychiatric drug information. Provides a comprehensive presentation of current principles and practice of psychiatric nursing with a balance of theory and clinical application. In text and online learning tools including bolding of important concepts in the textbook, chapter study notes, audio chapter summaries, new consumer videos, and much more. The Stuart Stress Adaptation Model of health and wellness provides a consistent nursing-oriented framework. An emphasis on evidence-based practice bridges the knowledge gap between clinical research and everyday care. Summarizing the Evidence boxes in the disorders chapters examine the research that supports psychiatric nursing care and highlight findings in the field. Family focus and discussion of outpatient care is emphasized throughout the text in response to current trends in psychiatric nursing. Nursing Treatment Plan Summary tables present care plans including patient goals with nursing interventions and rationales to guide nursing care related to the treatment of major disorders. Patient Education Plan and Family Education Plan tables include key information that the nurse needs to share with the patient and his or her family. Case studies provide in-depth examples of clinical scenarios to demonstrate step-by-step application of the nursing process. Critical thinking questions interspersed throughout the text challenge you and promote independent clinical reasoning. Therapeutic Dialogue boxes offer specific examples of nurse-patient interactions to demonstrate the difference between therapeutic and nontherapeutic communication. A Patient Speaks and A Family Speaks boxes present short vignettes in a patient's and family's own words. Competent Caring: A Clinical Exemplar of a Psychiatric Nurse boxes feature practicing psychiatric nurses sharing clinical experiences and personal insights related to the chapter topic. Presents nursing care according to the latest ANA Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice. Integrates the Recovery Model - a strength-based, positive approach to treatment of psychiatric disorders - throughout the textbook. Includes updated and expanded coverage of primary care that addresses psychiatric nursing care of patients who are increasingly being diagnosed and treated in the primary care setting. Includes the latest research and appropriate nursing and medical diagnoses relevant to each disorder. Provides the most up-to-date psychiatric drug information.

Table of Contents

Principles of Psychiatric Nursing Care
Roles and Functions of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses: Competent Caring
Therapeutic Nurse-Patient Relationship
The Stuart Stress Adaptation Model of Psychiatric Nursing Care
Evidence-Based Psychiatric Nursing Practice
Biological Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care
Psychological Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care
Social, Cultural, and Spiritual Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care
Environmental Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care
Legal and Ethical Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care
Families as Resources, Caregivers, and Collaborators
Implementing the Nursing Process: Standards of Practice and Professional Performance
Continuum of Care
Prevention and Mental Health Promotion
Crisis Intervention
Recovery and Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Applying Principles in Nursing Practice
Anxiety Responses and Anxiety Disorders
Psychophysiological Responses and Somatoform and Sleep Disorders
Self-Concept Responses and Dissociative Disorders
Emotional Responses and Mood Disorders
Self-Protective Responses and Suicidal Behavior
Neurobiological Responses and Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders
Social Responses and Personality Disorders
Cognitive Responses and Organic Mental Disorders
Chemically Mediated Responses and Substance-Related Disorders
Eating Regulation Responses and Eating Disorders
Sexual Responses and Sexual Disorders
Treatment Modalities
Somatic Therapies
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Cognitive and Behavior Change Interventions
Preventing and Managing Aggressive Behavior
Therapeutic Groups
Family Interventions
Treatment Settings
Hospital-Based Psychiatric Nursing Care
Community-Based Psychiatric Nursing Care
Special Populations in Psychiatry
Child Psychiatric Nursing
Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing
Geropsychiatric Nursing
Care of Survivors of Abuse and Violence
Psychological Care of Patients with a Life-Threatening Illness
NANDA International-Approved Nursing Diagnoses
Diagnostic Criteria for Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR)
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