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Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice

Eighth Edition

Karyn I. Morgan (author) Mary C. Townsend (author)
F.A. Davis Company (author)

ISBN: 9780803676787

Publication Date: Nov 2019

Format: Paperback

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Provides taxonomy and diagnostic criteria from the DSM-5 with references for each DSM-5 diagnosis. Quality Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) activities with guidelines for attaining the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to fulfill the initiative's core competencies.
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  • Free! Access to Davis Edge quizzing at no additional charge with purchase of new, printed texts or digital access.
  • Taxonomy and diagnostic criteria from the DSM-5 with references for each DSM-5 diagnosis
  • Quality Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) activities with guidelines for attaining the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to fulfill the initiative's core competencies
  • Therapeutic communication icon that highlights talking points and interventions in the care plans to help students feel more comfortable with patients
  • Homework assignments at the beginning of each chapter to encourage critical reading
  • Emphasis on holistic nursing to emphasize the physical, spiritual, and cultural aspects of psychiatric/mental health nursing
  • Core concepts listed at the beginning of each chapter and defined in boxes throughout the text
  • Concept map care plans for all major psychiatric diagnoses
  • Care Plans for clients with DSM-5 diagnoses featuring interventions and rationales for commonly observed nursing diagnoses
  • ANA standards for clinical practice for DSM diagnoses and therapeutic interventions, as well as for aging individuals, bereaved individuals, and victims of abuse and neglect
  • Boxes highlighting client/family education communications and tables listing important topics for discussion including client/family education
  • Case studies and exercises designed to stimulate critical thinking
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Illustrations 69 illustrations
Pages 840
Date Published 30 Nov 2019
Publisher F.A. Davis
Subject/s Psychiatric nursing  
I. INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHIATRIC/MENTAL HEALTH CONCEPTS
1. Mental Health and Mental Illness
2. Biological Implications
3. Ethical and Legal Issues
4. Psychopharmacology

II. PSYCHIATRIC/MENTAL HEALTH NURSING INTERVENTIONS
5. Relationship Development and Therapeutic Communication
6. The Nursing Process in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
7. Milieu Therapy - Therapeutic Community
8. Intervention in Groups
9. Crisis Intervention
10. The Recovery Model
11. Suicide Prevention

III. CARE OF CLIENTS WITH PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS
12. Caring for Patients with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders in General Practice Settings
13. Neurocognitive Disorders
14. Substance Use and Addictive Disorders
15. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
16. Depressive Disorders
17. Bipolar and Related Disorders
18. Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Related Disorders
19. Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders
20. Somatic Symptom and Dissociative Disorders
21. Eating Disorders
22. Personality Disorders

IV. PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OF SPECIAL POPULATIONS
23. Children and Adolescents
24. The Aging Individual
25. Survivors of Abuse and Neglect
26. Community Mental Health Nursing
27. The Bereaved Individual
28. Military Families

V. ONLINE CHAPTERS
29. Concepts of Personality Development
30. Complementary and Psychosocial Therapies
31. Cultural and Spiritual Concepts Relevant to Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
32. Issues Related to Human Sexuality and Gender Dysphoria

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