Psychiatric mental health nursing : concepts of care in evidence-based practice


    • Townsend, Mary C.
    • Morgan, Karyn I.

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Psychiatric mental health nursing : concepts of care in evidence-based practice

Mary C. Townsend, Karyn I. Morgan

F. A. Davis, c2018

9th ed

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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Learning. Applying. Assessing. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, DavisPlus Resources, and Davis Edge work together to create an interactive learning experience for students and complete teaching materials for instructors. See how they work together here. The text provides comprehensive foundational knowledge. DavisPlus equips instructors with the lesson plans and activities they need to create active classroom where students can apply what they're learning. Davis Edge tracks student progress and assesses their knowledge in real time until they've mastered the must-know concepts. Text Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice, 9th Edition 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.

Table of Contents

I. BASIC CONCEPTS IN PSYCHIATRIC/MENTAL HEALTH NURSING 1. The Concept of Stress Adaptation 2. Mental Health/Mental Illness: Historical and Theoretical Concepts II. FOUNDATIONS FOR PSYCHIATRIC/MENTAL HEALTH NURSING 3. Concepts of Psychobiology 4. Psychopharmacology 5. Ethical and Legal Issues 6. Cultural and Spiritual Concepts Relevant to Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing III. THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES IN PSYCHIATRIC NURSING CARE 7. Relationship Development 8. Therapeutic Communication 9. The Nursing Process in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing 10. Therapeutic Groups 11. Intervention with Families 12. Milieu Therapy-The Therapeutic Community 13. Crisis Intervention 14. Assertiveness Training 15. Promoting Self Esteem 16. Anger and Aggression Management 17. Suicide Prevention 18. Behavior Therapy 19. Cognitive Therapy 20. Electroconvulsive Therapy 21. The Recovery Model IV. NURSING CARE OF CLIENTS WITH ALTERATIONS IN PSYCHOSOCIAL ADAPTATION 22. Neurocognitive Disorders 23. Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders 24. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders 25. Depressive Disorders 26. Bipolar and Related Disorders 27. Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Related Disorders 28. Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders 29. Somatic Symptom and Dissociative Disorders 30. Issues Related to Human Sexuality and Gender Dysphoria 31. Eating Disorders 32. Personality Disorders V. PSYCHIATRIC/MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF SPECIAL POPULATIONS 33. Children and Adolescents 34. The Aging Individual 35. Survivors of Abuse or Neglect 36. Community Mental Health Nursing 37. The Bereaved Individual 38. Military Families BONUS CHAPTERS ONLINE 39. Complementary and Psychosocial Therapies 40. Relaxation Therapy 41. Theoretical Models of Personality Development 42. Forensic Nursing APPENDICES A. Answers to Chapter Review Questions B. Examples of Answers to Communication Exercises C. Mental Status Assessment D. DSM-5 Classification: Categories and Codes E. Assigning NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses to Client Behaviors Glossary

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