Psychiatric Nursing, 6th Edition

Psychiatric Nursing

6th Edition

By Norman L. Keltner, EdD, RN, CRNP, Professor, School of Nursing, University of Alabama - Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; Carol E. Bostrom, MSN, APRN, BC, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN and Teena McGuinness, PhD, CRNP, BC, FAAN, Professor, School of Nursing, University of Alabama - Birmingham, Birmingham, AL


Unit I: Introduction to Psychiatric Nursing
1. Introduction to Psychiatric Nursing
2. Psychotherapeutic Management in the Continuum of Care
3. Models for Working with Psychiatric Patients
4. Legal Issues
5. Psychobiologic Bases of Behavior
Unit II: Therapeutic Nurse-Patient Relationship
6. Nurse-Patient Communication
7. Nurse-Patient Relationship
8. Nursing Process
9. Stress, Anxiety, Coping, and Crisis
10. Suicide and Other Self Destructive Behaviors
11. Working with the Aggressive Patient
12. Working with Groups of Patients
13. Working with the Family
14. Cultural Competence in Psychiatric Nursing
15. Spirituality
Unit III: Psychopharmacology
16. Introduction to Psychotropic Drugs
17. Antiparkinsonian Drugs
18. Antipsychotic Drugs
19. Antidepressant Drugs
20. Antimanic Drugs
21. Antianxiety Drugs
22. Antidementia Drugs
Unit IV: Milieu Management
23. Introduction to Milieu Management
24. Variables Affecting the Therapeutic Environment
25. Therapeutic Environment in Various Treatment Settings
Unit V: Psychopathology
26. Introduction to Psychopathology
27. Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses
28. Depression
29. Bipolar Disorders
30. Anxiety-Related, Somatoform, and Dissociative Disorders
31. Cognitive Disorders
32. Personality Disorders
33. Sexual Disorders
34. Substance-Related Disorders
35. Dual Diagnosis
36. Eating Disorders
Unit VI: Special Populations and Therapies in Psychiatric Nursing
37. Behavior and Somatic Therapies
38. Nutraceuticals and Mental Health
39. Survivors of Violence and Trauma
40. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing
41. Mental Disorders of Older Adults
42. War Related Psychiatric Disorders
Appendix: Diagnostic Criteria for Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR)
Inside back cover: North American Nursing Diagnosis Association - Approved Nursing Diagnoses
Glossary