Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Concepts of Care in Evidence-based Practice

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Edition: 7th
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Pub. Date: 2016-10-21
Publisher(s): F A Davis Co
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Table of Contents

I. Introduction to Psychiatric/Mental Health Concepts 1. Mental Health and Mental Illness 2. Biological Implications 3. Ethical and Legal Issues 4. Psychopharmacology 5. Cultural and Spiritual Concepts Relevant to Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing II. Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Interventions 6. Relationship Development and Therapeutic Communication 7. The Nursing Process in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing 8. Milieu Therapy – The Therapeutic Community 9. Intervention in Groups 10. Crisis Intervention (new title – was called Intervening in Crisis) 11. The Recovery Model 12. Suicide Prevention III. Care of Clients with Psychiatric Disorders 13. Neurocognitive Disorders 14. Substance Use and Addictive Disorders 15. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders 16. Depressive Disorders 17. Bipolar and Related Disorders 18. Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Related Disorders 19. Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders 20. Somatic Symptom and Dissociative Disorders 21. Issues Related to Human Sexuality and Gender Dysphoria 22. Eating Disorders 23. Personality Disorders IV. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing of Special Populations 24. Children and Adolescents 25. The Aging Individual 26. Survivors of Abuse or Neglect 27. Community Mental Health Nursing 28. The Bereaved Individual 29. Military Families Appendices A. Assigning NANDA Nursing Diagnoses to Client Behaviors B. Mental Status Assessment C. Glossary D. Answers to Review Questions E. Answers to Communication Exercises F. DSM-5 Classification: Categories and Codes Bonus Chapters Online Bonus Chapter 1. Concepts of Personality Development Bonus Chapter 2. Complementary and Psychosocial Therapies

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