Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice, 5th edition, Enhanced Update provides thorough coverage of psychiatric mental health nursing organized around the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria. With an emphasis on the recovery model, the book follows DSM-5 guidelines and has expanded content.
The 5th edition, Enhanced Update addresses the changes in the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria in a response to market needs. This Update includes core DSM-5 changes, select reference updates, and integration of icons to highlight related “patient experience videos" that are available on thePoint website. It also retains an emphasis on the recovery model, which focuses on a patient's potential for recovery, involving the partnership between patient and health care provider as a journey of transformation, rather than as a set outcome.
This title is anAmerican Journal of Nursing2015 Book of The Year Contest Winner.