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Foundations of psychiatric mental health nursing : a clinical approach.

Author: Elizabeth M Varcarolis; Margaret J Halter
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Sixth edition /.View all editions and formats
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The 6th edition of this market-leading textbook offers a clear, straightforward way to understand the often intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Its practical, clinical perspective and user-friendly writing style help you quickly master key concepts. Clinical chapters follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application with a wealth of real-world examples to prepare you  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Foundations of psychiatric mental health nursing.
St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, ©2010
(DLC) 2009029783
(OCoLC)427608847
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth M Varcarolis; Margaret J Halter
ISBN: 9781455736362 1455736368
OCLC Number: 946729667
Notes: Revised edition of: Foundations of psychiatric mental health nursing / [by] Elizabeth M. Varcarolis, Verna Benner Carson, Nancy Christine Shoemaker. 5th ed. 2006.
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 842 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
Contents: Mental health and mental illness --
Relevant theories and therapies for nursing practice --
Biological basis for understanding psychotropic drugs --
Psychiatric mental health nursing in acute care settings --
Psychiatric mental health nursing in community settings --
Cultural implications for psychiatric mental health nursing --
Legal and ethical guidelines for safe practice --
The nursing process and standards of care for psychiatric mental health nursing --
Therapeutic relationships --
Communication and the clinical interview --
Understanding responses to stress --
Anxiety and anxiety disorders --
Depressive disorders --
Bipolar disorders --
Schizophrenia --
Eating disorders --
Cognitive disorders --
Addictive disorders --
Personality disorders --
Sleep disorders --
Sexual dysfunction and sexual disorders --
Somatoform, factitious, and dissociative disorders --
Crisis and disaster --
Suicide --
Anger, aggression, and violence --
Child, older adult, and intimate partner abuse --
Sexual assault --
Disorders of children and adolescents --
Psychosocial needs of the older adult --
Serious mental illness --
Psychological needs of patients with medical conditions --
Care for the dying and for those who grieve --
Forensic psychiatric nursing --
Therapeutic groups --
Family interventions --
Integrative care.

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Offers a way to understand the subject of psychiatric nursing from a practical clinical perspective.  Read more...

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