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Introductory Mental Health Nursing
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Main description:

Now in full color, this paperback book is an introductory-level textbook for students enrolled in a practical/vocational nursing program and taking a course in mental health nursing. The book is written in an engaging and simple to understand format, specifically for the LPN/LVN level, with many innovative features to enhance comprehension of material. Highlights of this edition include expanded coverage of treatment for each category of disorders, more information on dementia, and an enhanced art program.


Contents:

Unit I Introduction to Mental Health and Mental Illness
  • Chapter 1 Mental Health and Mental Illness
  • Chapter 2 Theories of Personality Development

Unit II Mental Health Care
  • Chapter 3 The Delivery of Mental Health Care
  • Chapter 4 Treatment of Mental Illness
  • Chapter 5 Psychopharmacology

Unit III Fundamental Nursing Roles in Mental Health Care
  • Chapter 6 The Nursing Process in Mental Health Nursing
  • Chapter 7 Communication in Mental Health Nursing
  • Chapter 8 Establishing and Maintaining a Therapeutic Relationship

Unit IV Psychiatric Disorders
  • Chapter 9 Anxiety Disorders
  • Chapter 10 Mood Disorders
  • Chapter 11 Psychotic Disorders
  • Chapter 12 Personality Disorders
  • Chapter 13 Somatoform Disorders
  • Chapter 14 Dissociative Disorders
  • Chapter 15 Substance-Related Disorders
  • Chapter 16 Eating Disorders
  • Chapter 17 Sexual Disorders

Unit V Age-Specific Disorders and Issues
  • Chapter 18 Disorders and Issues of Children and Adolescents
  • Chapter 19 Disorders and Issues of Older Adults

Appendix A DSM-IV-TR Classification

Appendix B Mini-Mental Status Exam

Appendix C NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses Most Frequently Used in Mental Health & Psychiatric Settings

Appendix D Sample Anxiety Scale

Appendix E Beck's Depression Scale (Sample)

Appendix F Answers to Student Worksheets

Glossary

Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781608313921
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: October, 2010
Pages: 376
Weight: 2g
Availability: Available
Subcategories: Nursing

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