Mental Health Nursing

ISBN-10: 0135146550
ISBN-13: 9780135146552
Edition: 6th 2009
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Book details

List price: $123.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/14/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 760
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

Written in a student-friendly style, this comprehensive text, and leading resource in the field of mental health nursing, emphasizes effective communication skills, details cultural considerations, and presents mental health disorders within a systematic organizational framework using the nursing process. It reflects the diversity of its student readers, and the belief that the practice of mental health nursing is in direct response to the social, cultural, environmental, and biological components of mental illness.Nurses

Karen Lee Fontaine, R.N., M.S.N., is Professor of Nursing at Purdue University Calumet, where she has been teaching for 20 years. She is also a certified sex therapist and maintains a private practice coun�seling individuals and couples. Her publishing awards include the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award (2000) for Healing Practices: Alternative Therapies for Nursing and the Annual Nursing Book Review Sigma Theta Tau (2000) for Mental Health Nursing (4th edition). Her distinguishing academic honors include the Luther Christman Excellence in Published Writing Award, Gamma Phi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, Rush University (1997) and Distinguished Lecturer, Sigma Theta Tau International (1994-1995). She has also served on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy since 2000.

Foundations of Mental Health Nursing
Introduction to Mental Health Nursing
The Family in Mental Health Nursing
The Community in Mental Health Nursing
The Role of Cultural Diversity in Mental Health Nursing
Legal and Ethical Issues
Neurobiology and Behavior
Illness Management and Recovery
Illness Management: Communication and Psychoeducation
Illness Management: Common Clinical Behaviors
Illness Management: Treatment Decisions
Illness Management: Medications
Mental Disorders
Anxiety, Dissociative, and Somatoform Disorders
Eating Disorders
Mood Disorders
Schizophrenic Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Personality Disorders
Disorders of Children and Adolescents
Gender Identity and Sexual Disorders

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