Psychiatric Nursing

Psychiatric Nursing Author Mary Ann Boyd
ISBN-10 0781791693
Release 2008
Pages 952
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The AJN Book of the Year award-winning textbook, Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice, is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Fourth Edition. Based on the biopsychosocial model of psychiatric nursing, this text provides thorough coverage of mental health promotion, assessment, and interventions in adults, families, children, adolescents, and older adults. Features include psychoeducation checklists, therapeutic dialogues, NCLEX® notes, vignettes of famous people with mental disorders, and illustrations showing the interrelationship of the biologic, psychologic, and social domains of mental health and illness. This edition reintroduces the important chapter on sleep disorders and includes a new chapter on forensic psychiatry. A bound-in CD-ROM and companion Website offer numerous student and instructor resources, including Clinical Simulations and questions about movies involving mental disorders.



Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing Author Laura Aromando
ISBN-10 0874347335
Release 1995
Pages 138
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Readers find everything they need to know about therapeutic communication skills, using the nursing process, mental health assessment and disorders, treatments, emergencies, crisis intervention, and psychotropic drugs. Illustrated.



Lippincott s Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans

Lippincott s Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans Author Judith M. Schultz
ISBN-10 0781768683
Release 2009
Pages 439
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Accompanying CD-ROM has nursing care plans, a customizable psychosocial assessment tool, and monographs about psychotropic drugs.



A History of Mental Health Nursing

A History of Mental Health Nursing Author Peter Nolan
ISBN-10 0748737219
Release 2000-10-01
Pages 178
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Psychiatric nursing is traced, in this book, from the role of keeper to mental-health nurse. The language of psychiatry includes lunacy, workhouses, asylums, moral defection, attendants and mental nursing, through to the current emphasis on community mental-health care. The author observes the speed with which new ideas have been absorbed into clinical practice - and the equal speed with which they became and do become outdated and discredited. The implication is that society has still a long way to go in both the understanding and the response to the problems of life that have been observed and documented since man began to contemplate and write.



Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing Author Kathleen R. Tusaie
ISBN-10 9780826108708
Release 2012-08-21
Pages 556
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This text fills a void in advanced practice nursing literature by providing a foundation for integrating psychopharmacology, psychotherapy and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) into advanced practice nursing. The text includes coverage of neurobiology, theory and research evidence related to psychopharmacology, psychotherapy and complementary and alternative medicine interventions. This text addresses the issue of defining and integrating relationship-based approaches with psychopharmacological and CAM approaches by providing beautifully-designed and easy-to-follow decision trees for initiating specific treatment and discussion of specific continuing care issues. This text has a lifespan focus and includes pediatric pointers and aging alerts.



Challenging Ideas in Psychiatric Nursing

Challenging Ideas in Psychiatric Nursing Author Liam Clarke
ISBN-10 9781134662722
Release 2003-09-01
Pages 176
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Challenging Practice in Mental Health Nursing questions theories and practices which have become central in mental health care today. The book is inspired by the growing concerns of both the public and professionals about accepted methods of practice and their effects on patients and clients. Liam Clarke argues that while many different theories and models exist their validity and effectiveness in caring for patients has yet to be proved. Chapters examine: * holism * Rogerian and other counselling theories * forensic psychiatry * rational emotive therapy. This will be an essential and thought-provoking read for nurses and other mental health professionals who want to develop as critical practitioners.



Essentials of Psychiatric Nursing

Essentials of Psychiatric Nursing Author Cecelia Monat Taylor
ISBN-10 0801678145
Release 1994
Pages 551
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ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING offers a balanced, practical approach that blends the holistic and humanistic components of care with the psychopathology of mental health conditions. Extensively revised, the new edition incorporates current research in psychiatric-mental health nursing, expands the presentation of nursing interventions, and provides additional student learning aids. The text continues to focus on content essential for entry into practice while enhancing the design to make it user-friendly and visually appealing.



Mental Health Nursing

Mental Health Nursing Author L. R. Uys
ISBN-10 0702166421
Release 2004-01
Pages 768
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The essentials of mental health nursing are presented in this fourth edition of a landmark nursing textbook on psychiatric nursing in South African primary health care and community health care settings.



Psychiatric Nursing Pocket Guide

Psychiatric Nursing Pocket Guide Author Deborah Antai-Otong
ISBN-10 9780763770624
Release 2008-08-01
Pages 108
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Perfect for both student and professional nurses who work directly with patients, Psychiatric Nursing Pocket Guide focuses specifically on aspects of psychiatric and mental health nursing. Topics include: Disorders, Assessment, Interventions, Medications, Patient and family communication and education, and DSM-IV classifications."



Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing Author Ann Isaacs
ISBN-10 PSU:000046940131
Release 2001-01
Pages 325
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This thoroughly-updated volume of Lippincott's Review Series provides a complete review of mental health and psychiatric nursing. Each chapter concludes with study questions and rationale for the correct and incorrect answers. A comprehensive examination helps students evaluate their knowledge of this critical area. All questions are coded according to NCLEX components to direct readers to areas that require additional study. The Third Edition Features: a CD-ROM with 200 NCLEX-style questions for additional testing; a consistent format that incorporates a nursing process overview; client and family teaching boxes; and medication tables. Each chapter offers two line figures, tables and displays.



Inpatient Psychiatric Nursing

Inpatient Psychiatric Nursing Author Linda Damon, MSN, MHA, RN
ISBN-10 9780826109729
Release 2012-04-12
Pages 416
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Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! 2012 Second Place AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing! "This is truly a contribution to the hands-on clinical literature....This book can serve as a resource for nurses working in inpatient psychiatry, nursing students, and nursing faculty who teach undergraduate psychiatric nursing."--Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries "[A] great book for inpatient psychiatric nurses."--Doody's Medical Reviews Psychiatric nursing practice has changed dramatically over the past decades to accommodate vast changes in our health care system. The patients who now meet the level of care standards for an acute care setting have to be very ill and typically exhibit considerable behavioral impairments and multiple safety issues. This handbook for psychiatric nurses and nursing students reflects these changes and focuses on four particularly challenging aspects of acute psychiatric nursing practice: keeping the patient safe, stabilizing symptoms, promoting engagement in treatment, and discharge planning. In a systematic, easy-to-access format, the book offers proven, clinically useful interventions designed to modify and manage disruptive patient behavior. Also included is a chapter on overcoming oneís own barriers to effective nursing in the difficult psychiatric environment. This important interdisciplinary clinical resource grew from a forum of Butler Hospital nurses who convened over a two-year period to identify and explore successful interventions used in the inpatient psychiatric acute care setting. The guide represents a collaboration between these health care professionals and their colleagues at the University of Rhode Island McLean Hospital, New York Presbyterian Hospital, and the Institute of Living. Key Features: Provides practice-based evidence and clinically useful interventions designed to modify and manage challenging and disruptive patient behavior Represents interdisciplinary collaborative work among staff nurses, advanced practice nurses, psychiatrists, social workers, occupational therapists, and psychologists Presents clinical practice savvy equally useful to new psychiatric nurses and nursing students Disseminates information in an easy-to-access, consistent format This book is also available as part of a discounted set. To view the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Special Student Pack, click the link above.



Psychiatric Nursing

Psychiatric Nursing Author Norman L. Keltner
ISBN-10 9780323293525
Release 2014-08-06
Pages 552
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Learn the therapeutic skills you need to succeed in the nurse’s role in psychiatric care! Psychiatric Nursing, 7th Edition uses a practical approach to psychotherapeutic management that clearly explains how to manage and treat individuals with psychiatric disorders. It emphasizes the nurse’s three primary tools: you and your relationship with patients, medications, and the environment. This edition adds a new chapter on forensics along with coverage of the latest trends and treatments. Written by educators Norman Keltner and Debbie Steele, this text provides a solid, real-world foundation for the practice of safe and effective psychiatric nursing care. Unique! A practical, three-pronged approach to psychotherapeutic management includes: 1) the therapeutic nurse-patient relationship, 2) psychopharmacology, and 3) milieu management. Unique! Norm’s Notes offer helpful tips from the lead author, Norman Keltner, at the beginning of each chapter, making it easier to understand difficult topics. Nursing care plans highlight the nurse’s role in psychiatric care, emphasizing assessment, planning, nursing diagnoses, implementation, and evaluation for specific disorders. Case studies depict psychiatric disorders and show the development of effective nursing care strategies. Unique! Putting It All Together summaries are provided at the end of each psychopathology chapter. Clinical examples from the authors’ own experiences illustrate concepts with real-life clinical situations. Study Notes summarize each chapter’s important content. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter preview the important principles to follow. Critical thinking questions help you develop clinical reasoning skills. Family Issues boxes highlight the issues that families must confront when a member suffers from mental illness. Learning resources on the Evolve companion website include video lectures, psychotropic drug monographs, and NCLEX® exam-style review questions. Patient and Family Education boxes highlight information that the nurse should provide to patients and families. A glossary defines key terms, providing a handy reference at the back of the book. NEW! DSM-5 information is integrated throughout the text, along with updated content and NANDA content. NEW! Survivors of Violence and Trauma chapter focuses on psychiatric treatment for individuals with mental illness in sex trafficking and forensic environments, along with the social implications for individuals, families, and communities. NEW! Integration of QSEN competencies highlights the competencies relevant to psychiatric nursing care such as safety, communication, evidence-based practice and others. NEW! Additional NCLEX® examination-style review questions on the Evolve companion website cover concepts likely to appear on class tests and the NCLEX exam.



Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Author Katherine M. Fortinash
ISBN-10 9780323293273
Release 2014-06-13
Pages 752
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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. UNIQUE! Enhanced readability makes it easier for you to grasp difficult material. UNIQUE! Concept map highlights the nurse's role in psychiatric care. NEW! Adaption to Stress chapter covers basic neuroanatomy and the psychobiological aspects of psychiatric disorders, and shows you how to manage stress. NEW! Forensic Nursing in Clinical Practice chapter explains current therapies used in the treatment of physiological and psychological health problems and demonstrates the importance of the nurse's role in providing holistic nursing care.



Mental Health Nursing

Mental Health Nursing Author Verna Benner Carson
ISBN-10 0721680534
Release 2000
Pages 1182
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In addition to comprehensive coverage of all standard topics in psychiatric nursing, the New Edition of this groundbreaking text offers unparalleled insights into the human side of mental illness. It enables readers to empathize with psychiatric patients and treat them with dignity and understanding. A unique, holistic approach prepares readers to care for all of their patients' needs physical, psychological, social, and spiritual.This second edition contains new, one-of-a-kind appendices on patient/family teaching and spiritual interventions, clinical practice guidelines for home care, testimonials from mental health nurses in a full range of settings, new, full-color brain scan images that depict visible differences in the brains of patients with certain mental illnesses, and much more.



Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Author Phil Barker
ISBN-10 9781498759588
Release 2008-12-26
Pages 760
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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 Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Psychiatric Nursing Made Incredibly Easy Author
ISBN-10 1582552703
Release 2003
Pages 566
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CD: 1,000 review questions for nursing students and practicing nurses who are seeking advanced certification in psychiatric nursing.



Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing Author Janet L. Davies
ISBN-10 0867204427
Release 1991
Pages 760
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