Essentials of psychiatric mental health nursing /
Mary C. Townsend.
3rd ed.
Philadelphia : F.A. Davis, c2005.
xx, 697 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
0803612672 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Philadelphia : F.A. Davis, c2005.
0803612672 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Mental health and mental illness -- Concepts of personality development -- Biological implications -- Ethical and legal issues -- Relationship development and therapeutic communication -- The nursing process in psychiatric/mental health nursing -- Milieu : the therapeutic environment -- Intervention in groups -- Intervening in crises -- Psychopharmacology -- Complementary and psychosocial therapies -- Delirium, dementia, and amnestic disorders -- Substance-related disorders -- Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders -- Mood disorders -- Anxiety disorders -- Anxiety-related disorders -- Disorders of human sexuality -- Eating disorders -- Personality disorders -- Children and adolescents -- Victims of abuse or neglect -- The aging individual -- Community mental health nursing -- The bereaved individual.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
Introduction to Psychiatric/Mental Health Conceptsp. 1
Mental Health and Mental Illnessp. 3
Concepts of Personality Developmentp. 15
Biological Implicationsp. 31
Ethical and Legal Issuesp. 50
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Interventionsp. 67
Relationship Development and Therapeutic Communicationp. 69
The Nursing Process in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursingp. 88
Milieu-The Therapeutic Environmentp. 113
Intervention in Groupsp. 123
Intervening in Crisesp. 136
Psychopharmacologyp. 155
Complementary and Psychosocial Therapiesp. 182
Care of Clients with Psychiatric Disordersp. 203
Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic Disordersp. 205
Substance-Related Disordersp. 228
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disordersp. 271
Mood Disordersp. 296
Anxiety Disordersp. 337
Anxiety-Related Disordersp. 367
Disorders of Human Sexualityp. 400
Eating Disordersp. 427
Personality Disordersp. 444
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing of Special Populationsp. 471
Children and Adolescentsp. 473
Victims of Abuse or Neglectp. 505
The Aging Individualp. 525
Community Mental Health Nursingp. 554
The Bereaved Individualp. 585
Appendicesp. 606
DSM-IV-TR Classification: Axes I and II Categories and Codesp. 609
NANDA Nursing Diagnoses: Taxonomy IIp. 618
Assigning Nursing Diagnoses to Client Behaviorsp. 621
Mental Status Assessmentp. 623
Critical Pathways of Carep. 625
Glossaryp. 637
Answers to Review Questionsp. 656
Sample Client Teaching Guidesp. 659
Indexp. 681
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