Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice

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Lippincott, 2002 - Medical - 1130 pages
Now in full color, this comprehensive text blends a neurological understanding of mental disorders with the traditional psychodynamic approach to address changing roles and new perspectives for nursing practice. Both a classroom text and a reference for treating psychiatric disorders in any setting, it is grounded in current research and reflects current practice. Special features include: interdisciplinary treatment plans; listings of movies about psychiatric disorders; therapeutic dialogues; solid psychopharmacological content; psychoeducation checklists; and clinical vignettes. Each chapter includes key concepts, key points summary, and critical thinking questions.

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Cultural Issues Related to 10 The Assessment Process
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The Mental HealthMental and Adolescents
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Patient Rights and Legal Issues 42 12 Mental Health Assessment of the Elderly
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