Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), A Communication Approach to Evidence-Based Care, 2nd Edition

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

2nd Edition A Communication Approach to Evidence-Based Care

By Elizabeth M. Varcarolis, RN, MA, Professor Emeritus, Formerly Deputy Chairperson, Department of Nursing, Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, NY; Associate Fellow, Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), New York, NY and Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, PMHCNS, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Akron, Akron, OH


Unit I - Essential Theoretical Concepts for Practice

1. Practicing the Science and Art of Psychiatric Nursing

2. Mental Health and Mental Illness

3. Theories and Therapies

4. Biological Basis for Understanding Psychopharmacology


Unit II - Tools for Practice of the Art

5. Nursing Process: The Foundation for Safe and Effective Care

6. Communication Skills: Medium for All Nursing Practice

7. Therapeutic Relationships and the Clinical Interview


Unit III - Caring for Patients with Psychobiological Disorders

8. Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders

9. Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders

10. Personality Disorders

11. Eating Disorders

12. Mood Disorders: Depression

13. Mood Disorders: Mania

14. The Schizophrenias

15. Cognitive Disorders

16. Addictive Disorders


Unit IV - Communicating with and Planning Care for Patients Experiencing Psychiatric Emergencies

17. Crisis and Disaster

18. Child, Partner, and Elder Abuse

19. Sexual Assault

20. Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors

21. Anger and Aggression

22. Grief and Loss


Unit V - Communicating with and Planning Care for Patients with Discrete Needs

23. Children and Adolescents

24. Adults

25. Older Adults


Unit VI - Caring for Patients within the Context of the Mental Health Care System

26. Legal and Ethical Basis for Practice

27. Settings for Psychiatric Care


Appendices

A. DSM-IV-TR Classification

B. NANDA-International-Approved Nursing Diagnoses

C. Answers to Chapter Review Questions


Glossary