Schaum's Outline of Psychiatric Nursing

Schaum\'s Outline of Psychiatric Nursing
By:Travis-Dinkins, Margaret; Bynum-Grant, Daminga;
Pub Date:November 16th 2010
Format:Paperback 264 pages
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ISBN:0071623647 / 9780071623643
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Modified to conform to the current curriculum, Schaum's Outline of Psychiatric Nursing complements these courses in scope and sequence to help you understand its basic concepts. The book offers extra practice on topics such as as biological basis for understanding psychotropic drugs, legal and ethical guidelines for safe practice, understanding anxiety and anxiety defenses, somatoform and dissociative disorders, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, suicide, psychological needs of the medically ill, psychosocial needs of the older adult, therapeutic groups, etc. You'll also get coverage of culturally relevant mental health nursing, understanding stress and holistic approaches to stress, personality disorders, mood disorders, and care of the chemically impaired. Appropriate for the following course: Psychiatric nursing

Features:

  • 350 review questions with answers
  • Comprehensive review of specialized topics such as mental health nursing in acute care settings, mental health nursing in community settings, the clinical interview & communication skills, and psychopharmacology
  • Support for all the major textbooks for psychiatric nursing courses

Topics include: Introduction to Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing, Conceptual Frameworks and Nursing Theorists in Psychiatric Nursing, Legal and Ethical Aspects of Psychiatric Nursing, Children and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders, Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders, Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders, Personality Disorders, Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders: Bipolar and Depression, The Schizophrenias and Other Psychotic Disorders, Cognitive Disorders: Delirium and Dementia, Substance Related Disorders, Psychiatric Emergencies, Treatment Modalities


Table of contents

1. Introduction to Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing 2. Conceptual Frameworks and Nursing Theorists in Psychiatric Nursing 3. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Psychiatric Nursing 4. Children and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders 5. Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders 6. Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders 7. Personality Disorders 8. Eating Disorders 9. Mood Disorders: Bipolar and Depression 10. The Schizophrenias and Other Psychotic Disorders 11. Cognitive Disorders: Delirium and Dementia 12. Substance Related Disorders 13. Psychiatric Emergencies 14. Treatment Modalities


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