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Psychiatric Nursing for Canadian Practice
by Wendy Austin

Psychiatric Nursing for Canadian Practice guides you through the biological, psychological, and sociocultural aspects of mental illness and its treatment, with content focused exclusively on Canadian practice standards and priorities.

Features:

  • Research Boxes outline important research conducted by Canadian nurses
  • CRNE Notes help you build competence and confidence for the CRNE
  • New chapters reflecting Canadian priorities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Forensic Psychiatric Nursing, Ethical Psychiatric Nursing Practice
  • More content on spirituality reflects the link between mental health, psychiatric nursing care, and spiritual beliefs
  • Updated and revised chapters are shorter and more readable
  • New research-based emphasis focuses on the relevance of mental health nursing research to clinical practice
  • "In a Life" boxes describe famous people or places and their associations and experiences with mental health issues
  • Two seperate units on the child/adolescent and the elderly outline the special nursing care needs of these populations

A Free CD-ROM promotes interactive learing:

  • Review questions reinforce key concepts and improve exams performance
  • Movie Viewing Points highlight films that depict mental health disorders
  • New Simulated Case Study on major depression helps you apply theory to practice
  • Monographs of psychotropic drugs familiarize you with the indications, contraindications, and dosages of currently used medications

Contents

The Nature of Mental Health and Mental Illness

  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing From Past to Present
  • Mental Health and Mental Illness
  • The Context of Mental Health Care
  • The Continum of Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Ethical Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Practice

Foundations of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

  • Contemporary Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Practice
  • Theoretic Basis of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
  • Communication and the Therapeutic Relationship
  • The Biological Foundations of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Intervention in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Practice

  • The Assessment Process
  • Diagnosis and Outcomes Development
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Care
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Cognitive-Behavioural Therapt
  • Interventions Wtih Groups
  • Family Assessment and Interventions

Care of Persons with Psychiatric Disorders

  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective, Delusional, and Other Psychotic Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Somatoform and Related Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Personality and Impulse-Control Disorders

Children and Adolescents

  • Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents
  • Mental Health Promotion With Children and Adolescents
  • Psychiatric Disorders Diagnosed in Children and Adolescents

Older Adults

  • Mental Health Assessment of the Older Adult
  • Mental Health Promotion With the Older Adult
  • Delirium, Dementias, and Related Disorders

Care of Special Populations

  • Issues in Dual Diagnosis
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Medically Compromised Persons
  • Forensic Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Care Challenges in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

  • Stress, Crisis, and Disaster Management
  • Management of Aggression and Violence
  • Caring for Abused Persons
  • Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour: Children, Adolescents, and Adults

Appendices

  • DSM-IV-TR Classification: Axes I and II Categories and Codes
  • Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale
  • Simpson-Angus Rating Scale
  • Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS)
  • Simplified Diagnosis for Tardive Dyskinesia (SD-TD)
  • Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression
  • CAGE Questionnnaire
  • Specific Defense Mechanisms and Coping Skills

Glossary
Index

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Psychiatric Nursing for Canadian Practice
by Wendy Austin
2008 990 pages $80.95 + shipping
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