Mental Health & Mental Illness

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002 - Medical - 512 pages
Now in its Seventh Edition, this psychiatric and mental health nursing text covers both care of patients with psychiatric disorders and the psychosocial aspects of physiological disorders. Geared toward LPN/LVN students, the book's format reflects the nursing model and the shift of psychiatric nursing care from hospitals to community-based settings . New content includes care planning and psychotropic drug monitoring and the DSM-IV-TR. Other features include an increased emphasis on com munication, and a family and resource support list that includes selec ted Web resources. End-of-chapter review questions allow the reader to balance knowledge-based, analysis and application questions. The Anci llary package consists of a printed Instructor's Manual and Test Bank on disk.
 

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Contents

Unit
1
The Roles of the Nurse in Different Mental Health Settings
13
Professional Legal and Ethical Issues in Mental
16
The Mental Health Treatment Team
23
CommunityBased Treatment Settings for Mental Disorders
33
Client and Family Issues
43
Unit 1
67
Theories and Stages of Personality Development
85
The Client With Delirium Dementia Alzheimers
235
The Client With Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic
257
The Client Who Is Contemplating Suicide
277
The Client With a Substance Related Mental Disorder
291
Milieu Therapy and Behavior Modification
297
The Client With a Personality Disorder
311
The Client With an Eating Disorder
323
The Infant Child or Adolescent With
335

Influences of Family and Social Environment
107
Unit 2
120
Nursing Process in the Mental Health Setting
123
Unit 4
133
Human Emotions
145
Effective Coping and Adaptation
157
Ineffective Coping and Defense Mechanisms
171
The Mental Status Exam
185
The Client with a Mood Disorder
199
The Client With an Anxiety Disorder
215
Unit 4
346
Nursing Care of the Older Adult With a Mental Disorder
364
Group Therapy
391
Psychopharmacology and Electroconvulsive Treatment
403
Therapies
427
Barry Psychosocial Assessment
474
North American Nursing Diagnosis Association
483
Index
497
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