Psychiatric-mental Health Nursing: From Suffering To Hope by Mertie L. PotterPsychiatric-mental Health Nursing: From Suffering To Hope by Mertie L. Potter

Psychiatric-mental Health Nursing: From Suffering To Hope

byMertie L. Potter, Mary D. Moller

Hardcover | December 24, 2014

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    Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: From Suffering to Hope takes a new approach to educating psychiatric nurses, teaching them how¿to guide patients from a place of despair to a new beginning. Students will learn to speak like a competent, caring nurse and communicate effectively and compassionately with their patients. A unique chart outlines what nurses might be thinking, feeling, and perceiving during encounters with patients, enabling nurses to facilitate more useful discussions and understand their own feelings. Mental health and psychiatric disorders are presented in terms of how they impact Five Domains of Wellness rather than as isolated conditions. Based on the idea that mental health patients do get better, this text offers a human, holistic way to care for patients.

Mertie L. Potter received her bachelor’s degree from Simmons College, her master’s degree from the University of Michigan, her doctoral degree from Case Western Reserve University, and her Post-Master’s Certificate as a Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Rutgers University. She acquired common sense and a har...
Title:Psychiatric-mental Health Nursing: From Suffering To HopeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:784 pages, 10.9 × 8.7 × 1.2 inPublished:December 24, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

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UNIT I: Foundational Continuum of Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing

1. Framework of Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing

2. Past, Present, Future

3. Biological Basis for Mental Illness

4. Psychological Concepts: Theories and Therapies

5. Sociocultural Awareness

6. Spiritual Competence

UNIT II: Continuum of Psychiatric Nursing Role Development

7. Self-Reflection and Self-Awareness

8. The Nurse–Patient Relationship and Therapeutic Communication

9. The Nursing Process in Psychiatric– Mental Health Nursing

10. Ethical and Legal Concepts

11. Management and Leadership

UNIT III: Continuum of Specific Psychiatric Disorders

12. Sleep–Wake Disorders

13. Disorders of Anxiety, Stress, and Trauma

14. Somatic Symptom Disorders and Dissociative Disorders

15. Feeding and Eating Disorders

16. Depressive and Bipolar Disorders

17. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders

18. Personality Disorders

19. Sexual Dysfunctions, Gender Dysphoria, and Paraphilic Disorders

20. Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders

21. Neurocognitive Disorders

UNIT IV: Continuum of Treatments and Interventions

22 Complementary and Alternative Therapies

23. Psychopharmacology

24. Group and Family Therapy

25. Aggression and Violence

26. Crisis Intervention

27. Preventing and Responding to Suicide

28. Caring for the Client Who is Grieving

29. Community-Based Care

UNIT V: Considerations Across the Continuum of Life

30. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence

31. Adult Transitions

32. Older Adults

Appendix A: Wellness Domains: A Quick Guide for Patients

Appendix B: NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses

Appendix C: World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0