Foundations of Mental Health Care and Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing Package, 5th Edition

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Foundations of Mental Health Care and Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing Package, 5th Edition


Corresponding chapter-by-chapter to Foundations of Mental Health Care, 5th Edition, Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing is the fun and engaging way to focus your study time and effectively prepare for class, course exams, and the NCLEX exam. Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing is comprised of a bank of high-quality practice questions that allows you to advance at your own pace — based on your performance — through multiple mastery levels for each chapter. A comprehensive dashboard allows you to view your progress and stay motivated.

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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

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