A thoughtful, portable clinical companion, Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning: Assessment Guides, Diagnoses, Psychopharmacology, 6th Edition, provides you with the latest diagnostic information available, including the DSM-5 and NANDA, for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients. This clinically-based guide offers quick and easy access to the latest psychiatric nursing care planning guidelines for a range of settings including the inpatient unit, home care, or community mental health setting. Designed to accompany Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, the refreshed and updated edition is a perfect reference for learning to create psychiatric nursing care plans.
A thoroughly revised patient centered assessment, including the DSM-5, supplies you with the latest diagnostic information available for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients.
The latest patient problems, assessment and treatment strategies, and psychotropic drug information keep you up-to-date with the most current information.
Care plans containing patient problems, etiology, assessment findings/diagnostic cues, outcome criteria, and interventions and rationales provide guidance for supporting patients with a wide range of psychiatric alterations.
Talk-based therapies covered and referred to in a dedicated chapter on psychotherapeutic models.
Promising brain stimulation therapies are addressed in a separate chapter
NEW! A separate sleep disorder chapter addresses alterations present in all psychiatric disorders.
NEW! Updated medications equip you with the latest information on medications used with psychiatric patients.
NEW! Updated, refreshed, and refined Manual improves overall design and reduces extraneous content to focus on essential clinical information.
Part I: Foundations for Psychiatric Nursing Care
1. The Nursing Process
2. Therapeutic Relationships
3. Therapeutic Communication
Part II: Nursing Care
4. Neurodevelopmental Disorders
5. Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders
6. Bipolar Disorders
7. Depressive Disorders
8. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
9. Trauma-Related Disorders
10. Eating Disorders
11. Sleep Disorders
12. Substance Disorders
13. Neurocognitive Disorders
14. Personality Disorders
Part III: Psychiatric Crises
15. Dying, Death, and Grief
17. Crisis Intervention
18. Anger, Aggression, and Violence
19. Family Violence
20. Sexual Violence
Part IV: Psychopharmacology
21. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Medications
25. Antianxiety Medications
26. Sleep Promoting Medications
27. Substance Use Disorder Medications
28. Neurocognitive Medications
Part V: Nonpharmacological Approaches
29. Psychotherapeutic Models
30. Brain Stimulation Therapies
Appendix A Mental Status Assessment
Appendix B Assessment Tools
Appendix C Development Stages
Appendix D DSM-5 Medical Diagnoses