ISBN: 9780323171670
Page Count: 832
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $102.00

Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 10th Edition

by Gail Wiscarz Stuart, PhD, RN, FAAN
Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study
ISBN: 9780323171670
Page Count: 832
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $102.00
Or $0.00 with a valid access code

Using the latest clinical research and diagnoses, Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing, 10th Edition provides a holistic, biopsychosocial approach to psychiatric nursing care. It follows the popular Stuart stress-adaptation framework and includes comprehensive coverage to simplify important nursing and medical concepts, promote quality and safety in care, and address psychobiology and psychopharmacology topics integral to today’s psychiatry. New to this edition is a chapter on psychiatric care of military personnel, plus the latest on health care reform, prescription abuse, and obesity issues. Written by psychiatric nursing expert Gail W. Stuart, this market-leading text makes it easy to apply classroom theory to clinical practice.

    • An easy-to-follow writing style makes it easy to understand both simple and complex topics.
    • A well-rounded, collaborative approach provides coverage of all major psychiatric disorders from nursing and medical perspectives.
    • The Stuart Stress Adaptation Model of health and wellness provides a consistent nursing-oriented framework, with clear explanations of biological, psychological, sociocultural, environmental, and legal-ethical components.
    • An evidence-based practice approach bridges the gap between clinical research and everyday practice.
    • Learning from a Clinical Case boxes begin disorders chapters with thought-provoking questions and end chapters with answers and feedback.
    • Summarizing the Evidence boxes in the disorders chapters examine the research and findings that support psychiatric nursing care.
    • A family focus and discussions of outpatient care reflect current trends in psychiatric nursing.
    • A Patient Speaks and A Family Speaks boxes present short vignettes with the patient’s and family’s perspectives of the caregiving process.
    • Competent Caring: A Clinical Exemplar of a Psychiatric Nurse boxes feature the experiences and personal insights of practicing psychiatric nurses.
    • Medical and Nursing Diagnoses boxes and Detailed Diagnoses tables emphasize the interdisciplinary approach to patient care by presenting NANDA diagnoses relevant to specific disorders and describing the essential features of the related DSM-IV-TR diagnoses.
    • Nursing Treatment Plan Summary tables present care plans including patient goals with nursing interventions and rationales.
    • Patient Education Plan and Family Education Plan tables include key information that you need to share with the patient and his or her family to facilitate shorter hospital stays and more outpatient care.
    • Therapeutic Dialogue boxes offer examples of nurse-patient interactions.
    • Clinical examples include selected nursing diagnoses.
    • Focus Points provide a comprehensive, point-by-point review of the important information in each chapter.
    • The Military and Their Families chapter addresses the issues and concerns surrounding the mental health needs of active, veteran, and National Guard personnel.
    • Updated coverage includes the latest on health care reform, prevention and mental health promotion, recovery and self determination, prescription abuse, and obesity issues related to mental health care.
    • Case studies in clinical chapters include scenarios related to chapter content and provide opportunities to develop clinical reasoning skills.
    • Summary of Evidence boxes help you understand the latest clinical research and apply it to practice.
    • Clinical Reasoning boxes provide opportunities to make a decision based on a particular clinical situation. 
    • Quality & Safety boxes discuss QSEN competencies or other quality and safety issues.
    • Icons and references identify additional resources on the Evolve companion website and in the Pageburst digital version of the text.
  • Unit One: Principles of Psychiatric Nursing Care

    1. Roles and Functions of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses: Competent Caring

    2. Therapeutic Nurse-Patient Relationship

    3. The Stuart Stress Adaptation Model of Psychiatric Nursing Care

    4. Evidence-Based Psychiatric Nursing Practice

    5. Biological Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care

    6. Psychological Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care

    7. Social, Cultural, and Spiritual Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care

    8. Legal and Ethical Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care

    9. Policy and Advocacy in Mental Health Care

    10. Families as Resources, Caregivers, and Collaborators

    11. Implementing the Nursing Process: Standards of Practice and Professional Performance

    Unit Two: Continuum of Care

    12. Prevention and Mental Health Promotion

    13. Crisis and Disaster Intervention

    14. Recovery Support

    Unit Three: Applying Principles in Nursing Practice

    15. Anxiety Responses and Anxiety Disorders

    16. Psychophysiological Responses and Somatoform and Sleep Disorders

    17. Self-Concept Responses and Dissociative Disorders

    18. Emotional Responses and Mood Disorders

    19. Self-Protective Responses and Suicidal Behavior

    20. Neurobiological Responses and Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders

    21. Social Responses and Personality Disorders

    22. Cognitive Responses and Organic Mental Disorders

    23. Chemically Mediated Responses and Substance-Related Disorders

    24. Eating Regulation Responses and Eating Disorders

    25. Sexual Responses and Sexual Disorders

    Unit Four: Treatment Modalities

    26. Psychopharmacology

    27. Behavior Change and Cognitive Interventions

    28. Preventing and Managing Aggressive Behavior

    29. Somatic Therapies

    30. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

    31. Therapeutic Groups

    32. Family Interventions

    Unit Five: Treatment Settings

    33. Hospital-Based Psychiatric Nursing Care

    34. Community-Based Psychiatric Nursing Care

    Unit Six: Special Populations in Psychiatry

    35. Child Psychiatric Nursing

    36. Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing

    37. Geropsychiatric Nursing

    38. Care of Survivors of Abuse and Violence

    39. NEW! The Military and Their Families

    40. Psychological Care of Patients with a Life-Threatening Illness


    A: NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses

    B: Diagnostic Criteria for Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR)



  • Gail Wiscarz Stuart, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Or $0.00 with a valid access code