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Geropsychiatric and mental health nursing /
[edited by] Karen Devereaux Melillo, Susan Crocker Houde.
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Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2005.
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xxiii, 416 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0763732729 (pbk.)
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Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2005.
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0763732729 (pbk.)
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Introduction and overview of aging and older adulthood / Karen Devereaux Melillo -- Geropsychiatric and mental health nursing as a (sub) specialty / Karen Devereaux Melillo, Lee Ann Hoff, and Martha A. Huff -- Comprehensive mental health assessment / Lee Ann Hoff and Lisa A. Brown -- Ethnic elders / Jane Cloutterbuck and Lin Zhan -- Mental health promotion / Charles E. Blair -- Geropsychopharmacology / Barbara J. Edlund and James Sterrett -- Nursing assessment and treatment of depressive disorders of late life / Eve Heemann Byrd -- Nursing assessment and treatment of anxiety in older adults / Marianne Smith -- Nursing assessment and treatment of psychoses in older adults / Janet C. Mentes and Julia K. Bail -- Nursing assessment and treatment substance abuse disorders in older -- Adults / Betty D. Morgan, Donna M. White and Ann X. Wallace -- Nursing assessment and treatment of delirium in older adults / Karen Dick and Catherine R. Morency -- Nursing assessment of older adults experiencing dementia, screening, making and communicating the diagnosis / Kathleen Sherrell and Madelyn Iris -- Nursing management of older adults with dementia, care environments, clients, and caregivers / Ruth Remington, Linda A. Gerdner, and Kathleen C. Buckwalter -- Addressing problem behaviors common to late-life dementias / Ruth Remington and May Futrell -- Family caregiving / Susan Crocker Houde -- Sleep disorders in older adults / Barbara Resnick, Marianne Shaughnessy, and Marjorie Simpson -- Pathological gambling in older adults / Cynthia H. Sullivan Kerber -- Elder mistreatment / Terry Fulmer, Lisa Guadagno and Marguarette M. Bolton -- Nursing assessment and care of clients and their families at end-of-life / Michelle Doran and Karyn Geary -- Social, health and long-term care programs and policies affecting mental health of older adults / Kathy J. Fabiszewski -- Future of geropsychiatric and mental health nursing in addressing older adult health care needs / Kathleen C. Buckwalter, Priscilla Ebersole, and Diane Feeney Mahoney.
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5872527
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Main Description
Geropsychiatric and Mental Health Nursing addresses the knowledge and skills necessary in the assessment and nursing care of older adults who are experiencing common mental health and psychiatric problems of late life. The text covers assessment, diagnosis, psychopharmacology, and behavioral management strategies in nursing care of older adults, as well as incorporating social, cultural, and policy issues in mental health care, applyingtheory to practice, and utilization of research.
Main Description
Geropsychiatric and Mental Health Nursing addresses the knowledge and skills necessary in the assessment and nursing care of older adults who are experiencing common mental health and psychiatric problems of late life. The text covers assessment, diagnosis, psychopharmacology, and behavioral management strategies in nursing care of older adults, as well as incorporating social, cultural, and policy issues in mental health care, applying theory to practice, and utilization of research. Written by expert pioneers in the gerontological nursing and adult psychiatric mental health nursing fields, this book provides the essential information needed to provide care to older adults experiencing mental health and psychiatric disorders. CE Contact Hours based on this title are now available through Western Schools! Please visit this page for additional information.
Table of Contents
Introduction and overview of aging and older adulthoodp. 3
Geropsychiatric nursing as a subspecialtyp. 27
Comprehensive mental health assessment : an integrated approachp. 45
Ethnic eldersp. 69
Mental health promotionp. 87
Psychopharmacologyp. 107
Nursing assessment and treatment of depressive disorders of late lifep. 131
Nursing assessment and treatment of anxiety in late lifep. 151
Psychosis in older adultsp. 173
Substance abuse in older adultsp. 193
Deliriump. 213
Nursing assessment of clients with dementias of late life : screening, diagnosis, and communicationp. 231
Nursing management of clients experiencing dementias of late life : care environments, clients, and caregiversp. 251
Addressing problem behaviors common to late-life dementiasp. 267
Family caregivingp. 287
Sleep disorders of late lifep. 307
Problem and pathological gambling among older adultsp. 323
Elder mistreatmentp. 337
End of lifep. 347
Social, health, and long-term care programs and policies affecting mental health in older adultsp. 363
Future of geropsychiatric and mental health nursing in addressing older adult health care needsp. 381
The future of geropsychiatric and mental health nursingp. 381
The future of technology in mental health nursing - a nurse geropsychtechnologist?p. 387
Envisioning the future of geropsychiatric nursingp. 393
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