Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   E Book
Author: Katherine M. Fortinash,Patricia A. Holoday Worret
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 752
Release: 2014-06-13
ISBN: 0323293271
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Focusing on what psychiatric nurses actually do in everyday practice, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 5th Edition, uses a balanced nursing-medical approach to cover all of the most common disorders and treatments. The text's full-color illustrations and straightforward style help you make sense of challenging material. And its strong emphasis on the nursing process, updated DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria, interdisciplinary interventions, and the latest mental health practices boost your confidence in managing clients and prepare you for success on the NCLEX ̈ examination. UNIQUE! Balanced nursing-medical approach offers strong baseline coverage of the nursing process and interdisciplinary interventions and focuses on what psychiatric nurses actually do. Complete coverage of the nursing process features the six-step problem-solving method and how to put it into practice. DSM-IV-TR Criteria boxes list categories of mental disorders and the criteria for diagnosing them. Nursing care plans provide care guidelines for each plan and include a brief case study, followed by assessment, diagnosis, goal setting, interventions with rationales, and evaluation. UNIQUE! Clinical Alert boxes address issues critical to the safety or well-being of the client. Case studies depict effective nursing care strategies and promote critical thinking. Research for Evidence-Based Practice boxes discuss the implications of current research studies. Client and Family Teaching Guidelines boxes focus on the issues confronting families when a member suffers from mental illness. UNIQUE! Medication Key Facts boxes highlight the most common psychopharmacologic interventions along with safe and effective use. Nursing Assessment Questions boxes include questions that should be asked in the assessment of a particular disorder. Clinical Symptoms boxes help you apply content to the real world. Additional Treatment Modalities boxes summarize other modalities and interventions used in conjunction with nursing interventions in the treatment of a particular disorder. Chapter summaries conclude each chapter with the most significant ideas to remember. Review questions with answers in the appendix offer immediate reinforcement of chapter content and help you prepare for the NCLEX Examination. Glossary provides concise definitions of key terms. Objectives and key terms emphasize the most important concepts from each chapter.

Johnson s Psychiatric mental Health Nursing

Johnson s Psychiatric mental Health Nursing
Author: Wanda K. Mohr
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 798
Release: 2003
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Mental Disorders
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Johnson s Psychiatric mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

This comprehensive, revised text discusses psychiatric nursing through an adaptation and growth framework integrating the nursing process. This edition emphasizes psychiatric mental health nursing more from in-patient care to community-based care. Major disorders are addressed, as well as treatments and psychiatric topics throughout the lifespan. Other features include its visual and readable presentation and numerous pedagogical tools,such as learning objectives and therapeutic dialogues. New to this edition are: clinical examples at the beginning of every disorder; reflection and critical thinking questions; nursing care plans; historical capsule; nursing practice implications; key terms and more. A Study Guide accompanies the text. For more information, visit http://connection.lww.com/go/mohr.

Psychiatric mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric mental Health Nursing
Author: Katherine M. Fortinash,Patricia A. Holoday-Worret
Publsiher: Mosby Incorporated
Total Pages: 726
Release: 1996
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Mental Disorders
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

Provides a balanced nursing and medical approach with strong coverage of DSM-IV and related treatments. Nursing process is treated as a separate section in relevant chapters. Nursing process sections include comprehensive nursing care plans. Text also addresses the biological revolution and new concepts in health care delivery, the clients' psychosocial needs and the behavior of nurses and associated professionals to attain, maintain and promote the clients' integrity related to those needs.

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   E Book
Author: Elizabeth M. Varcarolis
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2016-07-22
ISBN: 0323415377
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Awarded third place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Category. Get a full understanding of today’s psychiatric nursing practice in less time! Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 3rd Edition offers the perfect balance of essential nursing interventions and clinical content paired with current research and evidence-based practice to fully equip you for today’s field of mental health nursing. This new edition continues to retain the reader-friendly style, emphasis on therapeutic communication, and the nursing process organization that was successful in the previous edition. It also includes additional DSM-5 disorders, illustrations of various neurobiology disorders, a new neurobiology learning tool, and new NCLEX review questions to help you pass your course and thoroughly prepare for the psychiatric nursing section of the NCLEX. REVISED! Examining the Evidence boxes explain the reasoning behind nursing interventions and how research affects everyday practice. UNIQUE! Applying the Art sections in the clinical chapters provide examples of therapeutic and nontherapeutic communication techniques as well as realistic nurse-patient interaction scenarios. Chapter review questions reinforce essential content from the chapter. Critical thinking questions introduce clinical situations in psychiatric nursing. Nursing Interventions tables familiarize readers with interventions for a disorder that they will encounter in clinical practice. Key concepts and terms clarify essential terminology. Vignettes offer succinct, real-life glimpses into clinical practice by describing patients and their psychiatric disorders. Assessment Guidelines familiarize readers with methods of assessing patients. Potential Nursing Diagnosis tables give several possible nursing diagnoses for a particular disorder along with the associated signs and symptoms. DSM-5 diagnostic criteria identifies medical diagnostic criteria for psychiatric disorders for integration into the nursing plan of care. Important contributions from psychiatric mental health nursing pioneers are featured in the opening unit pages. Cultural Considerations sections reinforce the principles of culturally competent care. Key Points to Remember outline the main concepts of each chapter in an easy to comprehend and concise bulleted list. Appendices feature the DSM-5 Classifications and a list of the latest NANDA-I diagnoses for readers’ reference.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author: Sheila Videbeck, PhD, RN
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2013-07-01
ISBN: 1469833204
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

Exploring the full psychiatric nursing curriculum, from theoretical foundations to interventions for commonly encountered disorders, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 6th Edition provides a practical focus on the skills and concepts students need for successful practice. Throughout the book, students have opportunities to practice specific nursing interventions, build therapeutic communication skills, and apply content within the framework of the nursing process. A study guide built into every chapter reinforces student learning and builds critical reasoning skills. The Sixth Edition is enhanced by new Best Practice boxes, new chapters, updated content, an increased focus on cultural considerations, a new design, and a new Psych Nursing Online Video Series that shows realistic patient scenarios and asks students to make decisions and answer questions about the video clip. In addition, the Sixth Edition is supported by online tools that cultivate deeper understanding and increased competency, including PrepU s adaptive quizzing and DocuCare, educational electronic health record software.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author: Mertie L. Potter,Mary D. Moller
Publsiher: Prentice Hall
Total Pages: 784
Release: 2014-12-24
ISBN: 9780138015589
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

NOTE: You are purchasing a¿standalone¿product; MyNursingLab¿does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyNursingLab search for 0134162730 /9780134162737 Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: From Suffering to Hope Plus NEW MyNursingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 1/e ¿ Package consists of: ¿¿¿ 0134160894 / 9780134160894 MyNursingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: From Suffering to Hope ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ 0138015589 / 9780138015589 Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: From Suffering to Hope MyNursingLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. ¿ For courses in mental health nursing ¿ Think Like a Nurse: A Holistic Approach to Psychiatric Nursing Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: From Suffering to Hope takes a new approach to educating psychiatric nurses, teaching them how¿to guide patients from a place of despair to a new beginning. Students will learn to speak like a competent, caring nurse and communicate effectively and compassionately with their patients. A unique chart outlines what nurses might be thinking, feeling, and perceiving during encounters with patients, enabling nurses to facilitate more useful discussions and understand their own feelings. Mental health and psychiatric disorders are presented in terms of how they impact Five Domains of Wellness rather than as isolated conditions. Based on the idea that mental health patients do get better, this text offers a human, holistic way to care for patients.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author: Patricia G. O'Brien,Winifred Z Kennedy, M.S.N., R.N.,Karen A Ballard, M.A., R.N.,Winifred Z. Kennedy,Karen A. Ballard
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Total Pages: 700
Release: 2012-02-01
ISBN: 1449646093
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: An Introduction to Theory and Practice, Second Edition is a comprehensive, easy-to-read introductory text for nursing students. The book is organized into three sections: Introduction to Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Mental Health Disorders, and Nursing Management of Special Populations. Relying on evidence-based practice and incorporating case studies throughout, this unique text is the most comprehensive psychiatric mental health resource available. *Features concept maps, including symptom maps and diagnoses, throughout the text *Includes the most comprehensive nursing diagnoses and care plans and features rationales for all nursing interventions *Reflects updated information on Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), as published by the American Psychiatric Association *Includes a Psychiatric-Mental Health Standards of Nursing Practice Appendix, as well as an Appendix of Common NANDA-I Diagnosis Used in Psychiatric Disorders *Presents the information and values essential to the development of the targeted knowledge, skills, and attitudes (KSAs) for the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies designed for use in the pre-licensure level of nursing education *Emphasizes neurobiology for all disorders to reflect the most recent updates in the field

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author: Elizabeth M. Varcarolis,Margaret Jordan Halter
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 581
Release: 2012-09-26
ISBN: 1455706612
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

This focused approach to psychiatric mental health provides you with an uncomplicated way to understand the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric nursing. Inside you'll find two themes of psychiatric mental health nursing: the How of Communication and the Why of Evidence. You will also find easy-to-understand explanations of the research that applies to psychiatric nursing issues and how to incorporate this evidence into everyday care.

Psychiatric mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric mental Health Nursing
Author: Sheila L. Videbeck
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 530
Release: 2010-02-01
ISBN: 160547861X
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

This fully updated Fifth Edition explores the full psychiatric nursing curriculum, from theoretical foundations to application of interventions for commonly encountered disorders. The focus is on treatment modalities, nursing care, therapeutic communication, and self-awareness. The built-in study guide helps reinforce student learning and knowledge retention. Abundant features highlight the most pertinent learning concepts.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author: Patricia G. O'Brien,Winifred Z. Kennedy,Karen A. Ballard
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Total Pages: 598
Release: 2008
ISBN: 0763744344
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

Psychiatric Nursing provides a focused, thorough introduction to psychiatric-mental health nursing, including nursing assessment and intervention of the most common mental disorders as classified in the DSM-IV. This text guides nurses in managing special populations, clarifying neurobiologic theories, and conducting psychiatric nursing evaluations. Additionally, Psychiatric Nursing presents the latest on psychotropic drugs, addresses legal and ethical concerns within psychiatric nursing, and discusses complementary and alternative therapies. Perfect for undergraduate courses, the text features: Learning Objectives Key Terms Critical Thinking Questions Case Studies Clinical Examples Care Plans Diagnostic Criteria Patient and Family Education Internet Resources Implications for Evidence-Based Practice Client Teaching Guides

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author: Mary C Townsend,Karyn I Morgan
Publsiher: F.A. Davis
Total Pages: 1075
Release: 2017-10-19
ISBN: 0803669860
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

Clearly written, comprehensive coverage of psychiatric mental-health nursing delivers what nursing students need to meet the challenges of health care today. Its evidence-based, holistic approach to nursing practice focuses on both physiological and psychological disorders. Designed to be used in longer psychiatric mental-health nursing courses, this text provides students with a comprehensive grounding in therapeutic approaches as well as must-know DSM-5 disorders and nursing interventions.

Basic Concepts of Psychiatric mental Health Nursing

Basic Concepts of Psychiatric mental Health Nursing
Author: Louise Rebraca Shives
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 749
Release: 2008
ISBN: 9780781797078
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Basic Concepts of Psychiatric mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

This seventh edition includes new chapters and maintains popular features from previous editions such as self awareness prompts while adding research boxes and student worksheets at the end of each chapter.

Contemporary Psychiatric mental Health Nursing

Contemporary Psychiatric mental Health Nursing
Author: Carol Ren Kneisl,Eileen Trigoboff
Publsiher: Prentice Hall
Total Pages: 806
Release: 2013
ISBN: 9780132557771
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contemporary Psychiatric mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- CONTEMPORARY PSYCHIATRIC-MENTAL HEALTH NURSING, 3/e is the most up-to-date, evidence-based, culturally competent, authoritative, and comprehensive resource for psychiatric-mental health nursing. The authors emphasize the importance of empathy and client empowerment, while providing the knowledge and clinical competence that psychiatric-mental health nurses can use to help diverse clients heal on both psychobiologic and spiritual levels. They prepare students to tailor and humanize interventions for traditional as well as "new" psychiatric-mental health clients encountered in forensic settings, homeless shelters, and in other community and rehab settings. Since advances in neuroscience and genetics are redefining the scientific understanding of mental disorders, the authors offer a solid grounding in psychobiology, including brain imaging assessment and new psychopharmacologic treatment options. This edition adds a full chapter on Recovery and Psychiatric Rehabilitation Strategies, and many new boxed features showing how psychiatric disorders are portrayed in the news and movies. 0133073831 / 9780133073836 Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Plus NEW MyNursingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0132557770 / 9780132557771 Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing 013306252X / 9780133062526 NEW MyNursingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Mental Health Nursing (24-month access)

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author: Noreen Cavan Frisch,Lawrence E. Frisch
Publsiher: Delmar Pub
Total Pages: 911
Release: 2005
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

Building knowledge and fostering empathy simultaneously, no other book captures nursing care for patients with psychiatric disorders quite like Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. The distinctive approach of this text is unrivaled, as it utilizes excerpts from literature, movie clips, and classic art to convey actual experiences of clients with psychiatric disorders. The scientific basis of disease is presented for a thorough collection of conditions and disorder types, such as anxiety, depression, mania, and schizophrenia; as well as therapeutic and pharmacological interventions for the people experiencing them. Special consideration is also provided for the suicidal client, the client who abuses chemical substances, and survivors of violence or abuse. Comprehensive in scope and unique in delivery, this title presents the reality of psychiatric nursing care.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Author: Mertie L. Potter,Mary D. Moller
Publsiher: Pearson
Total Pages: 1024
Release: 2019-09-24
ISBN: 9780134879628
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

For courses in mental health nursing. The market's most evidence-based survey of whole-patient psychiatric nursing Uniquely modeled for the general RN student, Psychiatric¿-Mental Health Nursing: From Suffering to Hope helps learners understand mental illness and promote hope and healing in patients across this continuum and throughout the lifespan. It also prepares learners to provide effective, compassionate care and treatment for patients with mental illness in an acute care setting. With the most evidence-based information on the market, the 2nd edition features a new chapter on sociological influences on mental health and new unfolding case studies in a number of chapters. Also available as an eText within MyLab Nursing MyLab(tm) is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Nursing helps students master key concepts, prepare for success on the NCLEX-RN® exam, and develop clinical reasoning skills. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Nursing does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Nursing, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
Author: Phil Barker
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 760
Release: 2008-12-26
ISBN: 0340947632
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

Supported by relevant theory, research, policy, and philosophy, this second edition of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: The craft of caring provides a comprehensive overview of the practice of psychiatric and mental health nursing. The concept of "the craft of caring" dictates that the basis of good nursing practice is a combination of both art and science, encouraging nurses to take a holistic approach to the practice of psychiatric and mental health nursing. Reflecting current developments in nursing practice and the understanding of mental health disorders, this edition includes twelve additional chapters, placing more emphasis on specific groups such as children and young people, women, older people, asylum seekers, and refugees. Case studies include patients with anxiety, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder as well as victims of sexual abuse, those with an eating disorder, homeless patients, and those with dementia and autism. The book also examines specialist services such as psychiatric liaison and spiritual care and includes discussion on psychiatric diagnosis and mental health legislation in relation to human rights. This is an essential text for all psychiatric and mental health nurses at the diploma and degree level, as well as qualified mental health nurses seeking to update their knowledge. It will also be a useful reference for professionals in other disciplines such as social work, medicine, and psychology.

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
Author: Ruth Elder,Katie Evans,Debra Nizette
Publsiher: Elsevier Australia
Total Pages: 498
Release: 2008-11-07
ISBN: 072953877X
Category: Psychiatric nursing
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

"The 2nd edition of "Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing" continues to takes its popular holistic approach, helping students and beginning practitioners understand the complex causation of mental illness, its diagnosis, effective interventions and treatments, and the client's experience of mental illness. Written by an experienced team of contributors from Australia and New Zealand, the client and student centred approaches have been enhanced in this edition to focus even more closely on providing students with practical examples and guidance on helpful and transformative communication. New content has also been included on indigenous mental health, mental health education and health promotion."--Provided by publisher.

PSYCH MENTAL HEALTH NRSNG 8E INT ED PB

PSYCH MENTAL HEALTH NRSNG 8E  INT ED  PB
Author: VIDEBECK
Publsiher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Total Pages: 552
Release: 2019-10
ISBN: 9781975126360
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

PSYCH MENTAL HEALTH NRSNG 8E INT ED PB Book Excerpt:

This student-driven textbook uses the nursing process framework and emphasizes therapeutic communication with examples and pharmacology throughout. Interventions focus on all aspects of client care, including communication, client and family education, and community resources, as well as their practical application in various clinical settings. The chapters are short, and the writing style is direct in order to facilitate reading comprehension and student learning. New! Unfolding Patient Stories, written by the National League for Nursing, are an engaging way to begin meaningful conversations in the classroom. Cartoon-like images to explain difficult concepts. An in-book study guide, built into every chapter, provides questions to reinforce student learning and build clinical reasoning skills. Watch and Learn icons identify disorders directly related to the online video series. Therapeutic Communication Dialogues provide examples of nurse-client interactions to help students build skills in this vital aspect of mental health nursing.

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   E Book
Author: Elizabeth M. Varcarolis,Chyllia D Fosbre
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2020-07-16
ISBN: 0323661580
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

A 2017 AJN Book of the Year Award winner, Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Communication Approach to Evidence Based Care, 4th Edition, offers the perfect balance of essential nursing interventions and clinical content. It incorporates a reader-friendly style, and an emphasis on therapeutic communication and evidence-based practice. Perfect for shorter psychiatric nursing courses, this streamlined psychiatric text includes need to know information and key DSM-5 content you need to pass your course and prepare for the NCLEX®. A neurobiology of the brain teaching tool provides a visual depiction of how the disorder affects brain function — and what drugs are used to treat it. Additionally, this new edition includes Giddens Concept boxes, Integrative Care boxes, updated clinical disorders chapters, and new use of nursing diagnosis language International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP) which smooths your transition into practice, as this is a common language shared with many electronic health record documentation systems Neurobiology of the brain feature provides a visual depiction on how the disorder affects brain function and what drugs are used to treat the disorder. Applying Evidence Based Practice boxes throughout the clinical chapters pose a question, walk you through the process of gathering evidence-based data from a variety of sources, and present a plan of care based on the evidence. Vignettes describing psychiatric patients and their disorders add more practical application to the chapter material. DSM-5 diagnostic criteria identify medical diagnostic criteria for most major disorders. Applying Critical Judgment introduces clinical situations in psychiatric nursing at the end of all chapters with thought provoking questions that engage critical thinking. NEW! Integrative Care boxes address alternative therapies to treat psychiatric illnesses. NEW! Giddens Concept boxes at the beginning of each chapter tie to the topics discussed in that chapter. UPDATED! Clinical disorders chapters such as Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorders and Somatoform Disorders, and many others reflect the latest evidence-based research and practice. NEW! ICNP nursing diagnosis language smooths your transition into practice, as this is a common language shared with many electronic health record documentation systems. UPDATED! Cultural Considerations sections include more updated and relevant material, whenever possible in the clinical chapters, and address cultural considerations with various patients and appropriate care.

Psychiatric mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric mental Health Nursing
Author: American Nurses Association
Publsiher: Amer Nurses Assn
Total Pages: 151
Release: 2007
ISBN: 9781558102507
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

Psychiatric-mental health nursing promotes mental health through the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of human responses to mental health problems and psychiatric disorders. A core mental health profession, it is a specialty that employs a purposeful use of self as its art along with a wide range of nursing, psychosocial, and neurobiological theories and research evidence as its science. Its areas of focus emerge based on current and anticipated societal needs, including disparities in mental health and its care and treatment among the diverse populations.