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Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

ISBN-10: 1401856446
ISBN-13: 9781401856441
Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)
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Description: 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  More...

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Book details

List price: $184.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/5/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 911
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.148
Language: English

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.

Lawerence E. Frisch, Author Affiliation: University of Victoria

Noreen Cavan Frisch, PhD, RN, is a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Nursing at the University of Victoria.

Through the door
Psychiatric nursing
Theory as a basis for practice
Neuroscience as a basis for practice
Diagnostic systems for psychiatric nursing
Tools of psychiatric mental health nursing
Cultural and ethnic considerations
Epidemiology of mental health and illness
Ethical and legal bases for care
Self-care for the nurse
The client undergoing crisis
The client experiencing anxiety
The client experiencing schizophrenia
The client experiencing depression
The client experiencing mania
The client who is suicidal
The client who abuses chemical substances
The client with a personality disorder
The client experiencing a somatoform, factitious, or dissociative disorder
The client with disorders of self-regulation
The physically ill client experiencing emotional distress
Forgotten populations
The child
The adolescent
The elderly
Survivors of violence or abuse
Pharmacology in psychiatric care
Individual psychotherapy
Family therapy
Group therapy
Community mental health nursing
Complementary and somatic therapies
Friday night at the movies
Journey on the information highway : how to use the Internet to get helpful information on psychiatric mental health nursing
Standards of psychiatric-mental health clinical nursing practice
Canadian standards of psychiatric and mental health nursing practice, second edition
DSM-IV-TR classification
NANDA nursing diagnoses 2005-2006
Nursing outcomes classifications (NOC)
Nursing interventions classifications (NIC)
Critical pathway for a client experiencing depression
Psychological tests in common use

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