Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing - Binder Ready, 8th Edition
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Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 8th Edition is the most comprehensive RN psychiatric nursing text on the market! User-friendly by design, it simplifies the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing with a practical, clinical perspective. Revised with the help of a readability expert, chapters follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples. New to this edition is coverage of neurobiology of the brain throughout the Major Disorders chapters, the latest DSM-5 guidelines, and coverage of trauma, pediatric mental health, major disorders, QSEN competencies, and more!
- Mentor-like writing style reinforces 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.
- Coverage of key topics and emerging nursing trends keep you current with best practices in the field, including an illness prevention approach to psychiatric disorders and an increased focus on genetics and genomics.
- Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural considerations in providing competent care to diverse populations in various clinical situations.
- Vivid mini-stories prepare you for real-world practice with personal, descriptive characterizations of patients with specific psychiatric disorders.
- Clinical chapters follow the six-step nursing process, providing consistent guidelines for comprehensive assessment and intervention.
- NEW! Coverage of Neurobiology of the Brain addressed in Major Disorders chapters.
- 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! Completely revised content includes chapter on Grief and Evidence-Based Practice boxes.
- NEW! Readability improved across entire text to help you understand and retain key information.
- NEW! Revised chapter on Grief/Death and Dying gives you all the vital information you need.
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 Treatments
UNIT TWO: FOUNDATIONS FOR PRACTICE 4. Settings for Psychiatric Nursing 5. Cultural Implications for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 6. Legal and Ethical Guidelines for Safe Practice
UNIT THREE: PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING TOOLS Chapter 7. The Nursing Process and Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Chapter 8. Therapeutic Relationships Chapter 9. Communication and the Clinical Interview Chapter 10. Understanding and Managing Responses to Stress
UNIT FOUR PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL DISORDERS Chapter 11. Childhood and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Chapter 12. Schizophrenia and Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders Chapter 13. Bipolar and Related Disorders Chapter 14. Depressive Disorders Chapter 15. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Related Disorders Chapter 16. Trauma, Stressor-related, and Dissociative Disorders Chapter 17. Somatic Symptom Disorder and Related Disorders Chapter 18. Eating and Feeding Disorders Chapter 19. Sleep-Wake Disorders Chapter 20. Sexual Dysfunction, Gender Dysphoria, and Paraphilias Chapter 21. Impulse Control Disorders Chapter 22. Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders Chapter 23. Neurocognitive Disorders Chapter 24. Personality Disorders
UNIT FIVE: TRAUMA INTERVENTIONS Chapter 25. Suicide and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Chapter 26. Crisis and Disaster Chapter 27. Anger, Aggression, and Violence Chapter 28. Child, Older Adult, and Intimate Partner Violence Chapter 29. Sexual Assault
UNIT SIX: INTERVENTIONS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS Chapter 30. Care for the Dying and for Those Who Grieve Chapter 31. Psychosocial Needs of the Older Adult Chapter 32. Serious Mental Illness Chapter 33. Forensic Psychiatric Nursing
UNIT SEVEN: OTHER INTERVENTION MODALITIES Chapter 34. Therapeutic Groups Chapter 35. Family Interventions Chapter 36. Integrative Therapies
APPENDICES A. DSM-5 Classification B. NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses C. Answers to Chapter Review Questions GLOSSARY INDEX
Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, APRN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron, Ohio; Adjunct Faculty, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio