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Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing By Margaret Jordan Halter

Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

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Using a practical clinical perspective, this edition provides a clear understanding of the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. It features clinical chapters that follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples.

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Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach by Margaret Jordan Halter

Using a practical clinical perspective, Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach, 7th Edition provides a clear understanding of the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Clinical chapters follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples. New to this edition are the latest DSM-5 guidelines along with coverage of trauma, pediatric mental health, and QSEN competencies. From new lead author Dr. Margaret Jordan Halter, this comprehensive RN psychiatric nursing text is a bestseller! Reader-friendly features reinforce important information and help in applying textbook content to the clinical setting, emphasizing key terms and concepts, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews. Assessment Guidelines boxes provide specific instructions for diagnosis and treatment. Health Policy boxes addresses important Healthy People 2010 issues to increase clinical awareness. Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural considerations in providing competent care to diverse populations in various clinical situations. Coverage of NIC and NOC provides the basic understanding of NIC and NOC methods of documenting patient care necessary at the RN level. Clinical chapters follow the six-step nursing process, providing consistent guidelines for comprehensive assessment and intervention. NEW DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders are fully incorporated in the text, and include updated NANDA content. NEW coverage of QSEN competencies highlights topics such as safety, communication, and evidence-based practice. NEW coverage of trauma, stressor-related, and dissociative disorders discusses how to deal with common reactions the nurse may experience while working with a patient who has suffered trauma. NEW content on child and adolescent psychiatric mental health nursing addresses neurodevelopmental disorders in pediatric patients. NEW coverage of key topics and emerging nursing trends help you stay current with best practices in the field, including an illness prevention approach to psychiatric disorders and an increased focus on genetics and genomics. NEW photos and illustrations depict and clarify key concepts.

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About Margaret Jordan Halter


Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, APRN

Table of Contents


UNIT ONE: FOUNDATIONS IN THEORY 1. Mental Health and Mental Illness 2. Relevant Theories and Therapies for Nursing Practice 3. Biological Basis for Understanding Psychiatric Disorders and Treatment UNIT TWO: FOUNDATIONS FOR PRACTICE 4. Settings for Psychiatric Care 5. Cultural Implications for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 6. Legal and Ethical Guidelines for Safe Practice UNIT THREE: PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING TOOLS 7. The Nursing Process and Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 8. Therapeutic Relationships 9. Communication and the Clinical Interview 10. Understanding and Managing Responses to Stress UNIT FOUR: PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL DISORDERS 11. Childhood and Neurodevelopmental Disorders 12. Schizophrenia and Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders 13. Bipolar and Related Disorders 14. Depressive Disorders 15. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Related Disorders 16. Trauma, Stressor-Related, and Dissociative Disorders 17. Somatic Symptom Disorders 18. Feeding, Eating, and Elimination Disorders 19. Sleep-Wake Disorders 20. Sexual Dysfunction, Gender Dysphoria, and Paraphilias 21. Impulse Control Disorders 22. Substance Related and Addictive Disorders 23. Neurocognitive Disorders 24. Personality Disorders UNIT FIVE: TRAUMA INTERVENTIONS 25. Suicide and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury 26. Crisis and Disaster 27. Anger, Aggression, and Violence 28. Child, Older Adult, and Intimate Partner Violence 29. Sexual Assault UNIT SIX: INTERVENTIONS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS 30. Psychosocial Needs of the Older Adult 31. Serious Mental Illness 32. Forensic Psychiatric Nursing UNIT SEVEN: OTHER INTERVENTION MODALITIES 33. Therapeutic Groups 34. Family Interventions 35. Integrative Care

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CIN000085401
Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach by Margaret Jordan Halter
Margaret Jordan Halter
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
2013-08-19
736
1455753580
9781455753581
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