Handbook of Psychiatric Nursing, 6th Edition

Handbook of Psychiatric Nursing

6th Edition

By Gail Wiscarz Stuart, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN, Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina.


Unit One Foundations of Practice

1. Psychiatric Nursing Practice

2. Therapeutic Nurse-Patient Relationship

3. Biopsychosocial Assessment

4. Nursing and Medical Diagnoses

5. Prevention and Mental Health Promotion

6. Crisis Intervention

7. Rehabilitation and Recovery

8. Legal-Ethical Issues

9. Implementing Clinical Practice Standards



Unit Two Clinical Care

10. Anxiety Responses and Anxiety Disorders

11. Psychophysiological Responses and Somatoform and Sleep Disorders

12. Self-Concept Responses and Dissociative Disorders

13. Emotional Responses and Mood Disorders

14. Self-Protective Responses and Suicidal Behavior

15. Neurobiological Responses and Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders

16. Social Responses and Personality Disorders

17. Cognitive Responses and Organic Mental Disorders

18. Chemically Mediated Responses and Substance-Related Disorders

19. Eating Regulation Responses and Eating Disorders

20. Sexual Responses and Sexual Disorders

21. Psychopharmacology

22. Somatic and Alternative Therapies