Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006 - Medical - 561 pages
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This psychiatric mental health nursing text is designed for the program that teaches a shortened or integrated psychiatric mental health core course. The book presents sound nursing theory, therapeutic modalities, and clinical application for the major DSM-IV disorders across the treatment continuum. The organizing framework is the nursing process. The text emphasizes assessment, therapeutic communication, neurobiology, and psychopharmacologic intervention. Features focus on developing student self-awareness, communication skills, and utilizing family and community resources.

 

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Contents

Foundations of Psychiatric Mental
2
Chapter
16
Neurobiologic Theories
18
Chapter 3
44
Treatment Settings
69
Chapter 5
86
Chapter 6
104
Chapter 7
126
Chapter 14
275
Mood Disorders
307
Personality Disorders
346
Chapter 17
377
Eating Disorders
403
Chapter 19
419
Chapter 20
441
Chapter 21
472

Current Social and Emotional Concerns
167
Anger Hostility and Aggression
179
Chapter 11
194
Chapter 12
221
Chapter 13
248
DSMIVTR Classification 510 Names
527
Drug Classification Under the Disorders
534
Canadian Standards of Index
548
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