Foundations of Mental Health Care
Now part of the popular LPN Threads series, the updated 3rd edition of this textbook describes the essentials of mental health care spanning a wide variety of clinical settings. This book is known for its solid coverage of the foundations of mental health care, its emphasis on therapeutic care, and its chapter-by-chapter coverage of specific psychological and psychosocial problems. In addition to reinforcing the connection between mental health and the prevention of mental illness, this practical resource helps nurses and other health professionals care for clients who exhibit a wide range of maladaptive human behaviors. It also focuses on applying concepts of holistic care while helping clients develop more effective attitudes and behaviors.
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