ISBN: 9780323221702
Page Count: 736
Imprint: Saunders
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Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition

by Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, APRN
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323221702
Page Count: 736
Imprint: Saunders
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Using a practical clinical perspective, Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach, 7th Edition provides a clear understanding of the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Clinical chapters follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples. New to this edition are the latest DSM-5 guidelines along with coverage of trauma, pediatric mental health, and QSEN competencies. From new lead author Dr. Margaret Jordan Halter, this comprehensive RN psychiatric nursing text is a bestseller!

    • Reader-friendly features reinforce important information and help in applying textbook content to the clinical setting, emphasizing key terms and concepts, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews.
    • Assessment Guidelines boxes provide specific instructions for diagnosis and treatment.
    • Health Policy boxes addresses important Healthy People 2010 issues to increase clinical awareness.
    • Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural considerations in providing competent care to diverse populations in various clinical situations.
    • Coverage of NIC and NOC provides the basic understanding of NIC and NOC methods of documenting patient care necessary at the RN level.
    • Clinical chapters follow the six-step nursing process, providing consistent guidelines for comprehensive assessment and intervention.
    • NEW DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders are fully incorporated in the text, and include updated NANDA content.
    • NEW coverage of QSEN competencies highlights topics such as safety, communication, and evidence-based practice.
    • NEW coverage of trauma, stressor-related, and dissociative disorders discusses how to deal with common reactions the nurse may experience while working with a patient who has suffered trauma.
    • NEW content on child and adolescent psychiatric mental health nursing addresses neurodevelopmental disorders in pediatric patients.
    • NEW coverage of key topics and emerging nursing trends help you stay current with best practices in the field, including an illness prevention approach to psychiatric disorders and an increased focus on genetics and genomics.
    • NEW photos and illustrations depict and clarify key concepts.
  • UNIT ONE: FOUNDATIONS IN THEORY

    1. Mental Health and Mental Illness

    2. Relevant Theories and Therapies for Nursing Practice

    3. Biological Basis for Understanding Psychiatric Disorders and Treatment

    UNIT TWO: FOUNDATIONS FOR PRACTICE

    4. Settings for Psychiatric Care

    5. Cultural Implications for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    6. Legal and Ethical Guidelines for Safe Practice

    UNIT THREE: PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING TOOLS

    7. The Nursing Process and Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    8. Therapeutic Relationships

    9. Communication and the Clinical Interview

    10. Understanding and Managing Responses to Stress

    UNIT FOUR: PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL DISORDERS

    11. Childhood and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

    12. Schizophrenia and Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders

    13. Bipolar and Related Disorders

    14. Depressive Disorders

    15. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Related Disorders

    16. Trauma, Stressor-Related, and Dissociative Disorders

    17. Somatic Symptom Disorders

    18. Feeding, Eating, and Elimination Disorders

    19. Sleep-Wake Disorders

    20. Sexual Dysfunction, Gender Dysphoria, and Paraphilias

    21. Impulse Control Disorders

    22. Substance Related and Addictive Disorders

    23. Neurocognitive Disorders

    24. Personality Disorders

    UNIT FIVE: TRAUMA INTERVENTIONS

    25. Suicide and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury

    26. Crisis and Disaster

    27. Anger, Aggression, and Violence

    28. Child, Older Adult, and Intimate Partner Violence

    29. Sexual Assault

    UNIT SIX: INTERVENTIONS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS

    30. Psychosocial Needs of the Older Adult

    31. Serious Mental Illness

    32. Forensic Psychiatric Nursing

    UNIT SEVEN: OTHER INTERVENTION MODALITIES

    33. Therapeutic Groups

    34. Family Interventions

    35. Integrative Care

  • Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, APRN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron, Ohio; Adjunct Faculty, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
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