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UNIT ONE: Mental Health Care: Past and Present
1. The History of Mental Health Care
2. Current Mental Health Care Systems
3. Ethical and Legal Issues
4. Sociocultural Issues
5. Theories and Therapies
6. Complementary and Alternative Therapies NEW!
7. Psychotherapeutic Drug Therapy
UNIT TWO: The Caregiver’s Therapeutic Skills
8. Skills and Principles of Mental Health Care
9. Mental Health Assessment Skills
10. Therapeutic Communication
11. The Therapeutic Relationship
12. The Therapeutic Environment
UNIT THREE: Mental Health Problems Throughout The Life Cycle
13. Problems of Childhood
14. Problems of Adolescence
15. Problems of Adulthood
16. Problems of Late Adulthood
17. Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Dementia
UNIT FOUR: Patients With Psychological Problems
18. Managing Anxiety
19. Illness and Hospitalization
20. Loss and Grief
21. Depression and Other Mood Disorders
22. Physical Problems, Psychological Sources
23. Eating and Sleeping Disorders
24. Dissociative Disorders
UNIT FIVE: Patients With Psychosocial Problems
25. Anger and Aggression
26. Outward-Focused Emotions: Violence
27. Inward-Focused Emotions: Suicide
28. Substance-Related Disorders
29. Sexual Disorders
30. Personality Disorders
31. Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses
32. Chronic Mental Health Disorders
33. Challenges for the Future
Appendix A: Standards of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Practice
Appendix B: DSM-IV-TR Classification
Appendix C: Mental Status Assessment at a Glance
Appendix D: A Simple Method to Determine Tardive Dyskinesia Symptoms: AIMS Examination Procedure
Michelle Morrison-Valfre, RN, BSN, MHS, FNP, Health Care Educator/Consultant, Heatlh and Education Consultants, Forest Grove, OR and Elsevier