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Learn the therapeutic skills you need for your role in psychiatric nursing care! Psychiatric Nursing uses a practical, three-pronged approach to psychotherapeutic management that clearly explains how to care for patients with psychiatric disorders. It emphasizes the nurse's three primary tools: themselves, medications, and the environment. Written by Norman L. Keltner, Carol E. Bostrom, and Teena McGuinness, each an educator and advanced practice nurse, this text covers the latest trends and treatments and provides a solid, real-world foundation for the practice of safe and effective psychiatric nursing care.
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