Psychotherapy for the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse

ISBN-10: 0323045227

ISBN-13: 9780323045223

Edition: 2007

Authors: Kathleen Wheeler

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This essential how-to resource provides you with practical psychiatric nursing techniques and interventions for every step of the treatment process from initial patient contact to discharge. Youll explore the basics of psychotherapy and psychopharmacology, as well as clinically useful approaches to psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive, and self-psychology. This book also offers effective strategies to help you work with special patient populations, including children, adolescents, older adults, patients with a history of substance abuse, and those who have experienced trauma. Features a straightforward approach to psychotherapy that balances both medical and nursing management. Step-by-step strategies for building productive nurse-patient relationships help you achieve improved patient outcomes. Detailed instructions teach you how to use the latest therapeutic communication techniques. In-depth discussions of different patient populations prepare you to work with individuals of all ages and backgrounds, as well as those with special circumstances such as the homeless and incarcerated. Comprehensive appendices provide quick access to helpful forms and diagnostic tools specific to psychotherapy nursing practice.
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List price: $85.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 11/6/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.50" wide x 11.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Getting Started
The Nurse Psychotherapist and a Framework for Practice
The Neurophysiology of Psychotherapy
The Initial Contact and Therapeutic Communication
Assessment and Diagnosis
The Frame and Working Toward Change
Appendixes I-1-I-23
Psychotherapy Approaches and Considerations
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Interpersonal Psychotherapy
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Psychopharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy
Appendixes II-1-II-4
Psychotherapy with Special Populations
Stabilization for Trauma and Dissociation
Processing Trauma
Psychotherapy with Children
Psychotherapy with Older Adults
Appendixes III-1-III-5
Termination and Outcome Evaluation
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