Essentials Of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - Revised Reprint by Elizabeth M. VarcarolisEssentials Of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - Revised Reprint by Elizabeth M. Varcarolis

Essentials Of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - Revised Reprint

byElizabeth M. VarcarolisEditorElizabeth M. Varcarolis

Paperback | January 9, 2014

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The revised reprint includes all new DSM-5 updates, updated psychiatric nursing content, along with new opening unit pages with vignettes,Selected Conceptboxes and a new chapter on stress and stress-related disorders. This updated version equips yourself for today's psychiatric nursing practice with all of theessentialnursing interventions and clinical content combined with current research and evidence-based practice. From the author of the bestselling Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, this text was specifically developed to effectively prepare students in today's shorter courses.

Title:Essentials Of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - Revised ReprintFormat:PaperbackDimensions:632 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 9, 2014Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323287883

ISBN - 13:9780323287883

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Table of Contents

UNIT I: ESSENTIAL THEORETICAL CONCEPTS FOR PRACTICE 1. Practicing the Science and the Art of Psychiatric Nursing 2. Mental Health and Mental Illness 3. Theories and Therapies 4. Biological Basis for Understanding Psychopharmacology 5. Settings for Psychiatric Care 6. Legal and Ethical Basis for Practice UNIT II: TOOLS FOR PRACTICE OF THE ART 7. Nursing Process and QSEN: The Foundation for Safe and Effective CareUPDATED! 8. Communication Skills: Medium for All Nursing Practice 9. Therapeutic Relationships and the Clinical Interview UNIT III: CARING FOR PATIENTS WITH PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL DISORDERS 10. Stress and Stress-Related DisordersNEW! 11. Anxiety, Anxiety Disorders, and Obsessive-Compulsive DisordersUPDATED! 12. Somatic and Dissociative DisordersUPDATED! 13. Personality Disorders 14. Eating Disorders 15. Mood Disorders: DepressionUPDATED! 16. Mood Disorders: Bipolar DisordersUPDATED! 17. Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders 18. Neurocognitive Disorders 19. Substance Use and Addictive DisordersUPDATED! UNIT IV: COMMUNICATING WITH AND PLANNING CARE FOR PATIENTS EXPERIENCING PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCIES 20. Crisis and Mass Disaster 21. Child, Partner, and Elder Violence 22. Sexual Violence 23. Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors 24. Anger, Aggression, and Violence 25. Care for the Dying and Those who Grieve UNIT V: COMMUNICATING WITH AND PLANNING CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH DESCRETE NEEDS 26. Children and Adolescents 27. Adults 28. Older Adults

Appendixes A DSM-5 Classification

B NANDA-International Approved Nursing Diagnoses

C DSM-5 Criteria Boxes