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Covering the field's latest trends and treatments, Psychiatric Nursing, 8th Edition provides you with the solid, therapeutic skills you need to deliver safe and effective psychiatric nursing care. This new edition features a unique, three-pronged approach to psychotherapeutic management which emphasizes the nurse's three primary tools: themselves and their relationship with patients, medications, and the environment. Written in a friendly, approachable style, this text clearly defines the nurse's role in caring for individuals with psychiatric disorders like no other book on the market!

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Unit I: The Basics

1. You, Medication, Environment: 3 Tools of the Psychiatric Nurse 2. Historical Issues 3. Legal Issues 4. Psychobiologic Bases of Behavior 5. Cultural Issues 6. Spiritual Issues

Unit II: You (Therapeutic Nurse-Patient Relationship) 7. Models for Working with Psychiatric Patients 8. Learning to Communicate Professionally 9. Working With an Individual Patient 10. Working With Groups of Patients 11. Working With the Family

Unit III: Medication (Psychopharmacology) 

12. Introduction to Psychotropic Drugs 13. Antiparkinsonian Drugs 14. Antipsychotic Drugs 15. Antidepressant Drugs 16. Antimanic Drugs 17. Antianxiety Drugs 18. Antidementia Drugs 19. Over-the-counter Drugs

Unit IV: Environment: Milieu Management

20. Introduction to Milieu Management 21. Variables Affecting the Therapeutic Environment: Violence and Suicide 22. Therapeutic Environment in Various Treatment Settings

Unit V: Putting It All Together (Psychopathology)

23. Introduction to Psychopathology 24. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders 25. Depressive Disorders 26. Bipolar Disorders 27. Anxiety-Related, Obsessive-Compulsive, Trauma- and Stressor-Related, Somatic, and Dissociative Disorders 28. Cognitive Disorders 29. Personality Disorders 30. Sexual Disorders 31. Substance Abuse Disorders 32. Eating Disorders

Unit VI: Special Populations

33. Survivors of Violence and Trauma 34. Children and Adolescents 35. Older Adults 36. Soldiers and Veterans

Appendix North American Nursing Diagnosis Association Approved Nursing Diagnoses

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      9780323479516
    • UPC/ISBN
      9780323479516
    • Stock Last Checked
      Dec 1, 2021
  • Manufacturer
    Elsevier
  • Publication Date
    Aug 17, 2018
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