Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Canadian Edition,
Using a practical clinical perspective, Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach provides a clear understanding of the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Clinical chapters follow a practical framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples. This Canadian text features the latest in research related to the practice of psychiatric mental health nursing. From its historical development to today’s nursing practice, all of the comprehensive coverage is presented within a Canadian legal, ethical and cultural context.
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- Assessment Guidelines boxes provide specific instructions for diagnosis and treatment.
- Patient and Family Teaching boxes provide important details that should be discussed with patients and caregivers.
- Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural considerations in providing competent care to diverse populations in various clinical situations.
- Vignettes threaded throughout the text provide real-world scenarios in psychiatric mental health nursing.
- Clinical chapters follow the nursing process framework, providing consistent guidelines for comprehensive assessment and intervention.
- Newly published 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.
- Canadian focus throughout highlights key considerations such as our nation’s cultural diversity and federal/provincial/territorial distinctions.
- Canadian research and statistics provide you with a current perspective of mental health and mental health practice in Canada.
- Comprehensive content addressing mental health issues and disorders throughout the life span prepares you to work with a variety of patients, ranging from pediatric to the older adult.
- Visually appealing photos and illustrations depict and clarify key concepts.
Unit 1: Foundations in Theory 1. Mental Health and Mental Illness Mary Haase (MacEwan University) 2. Historical Overview of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Holly Symonds-Brown (MacEwan University) 3. Relevant Theories and Therapies for Nursing Practice Sherri Melrose, Sharon L. Moore (Athabasca University) 4. Psychotropic Drugs Beth Swart (Ryerson University)
Unit 2: Foundations in Practice 5. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in Acute Care Settings Karen J. Clements (Brandon University) 6. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in Community Settings Holly Symonds-Brown (MacEwan University) 7. Cultural Implications for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Elaine M. Mordoch (University of Manitoba) 8. Ethical Responsibilities and Legal Obligations for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practice Cheryl L. Pollard (MacEwan University)
Unit 3: Psychosocial Nursing Techniques 9. The Nursing Process and Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Karen J. Clements (Brandon University) 10. Therapeutic Relationships Michel Andre Tarko (President, Justice Institute of British Columbia) 11. Communication and the Clinical Interview Michel Andre Tarko (President, Justice Institute of British Columbia) 12. Understanding Responses to Stress Sandra Mitchell (Nurse Educator, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control)
Unit 4: Psychobiological Disorders 13. Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Related Disorders Mary Haase, Susan L. Ray (MacEwan University, Western University) 14. Depressive Disorders Ann-Marie Urban (University of Regina) 15. Bipolar Disorders Melissa Watkins, Susan L. Ray (MacEwan University, Western University) 16. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders Wilma Schroeder (Red River College) 17. Eating Disorders Wendy Stanyon (University of Ontario Institute of Technology) 18. Cognitive Disorders Cheryl L. Pollard (MacEwan University) 19. Substance Use and Addictive Disorders Wendy Kemp, Sonya L. Jakubec (Athabasca University, Mount Royal University) 20. Personality Disorders Melissa Watkins, Cheryl L. Pollard (MacEwan University) 21. Sleep-Wake Disorders Holly Symonds-Brown (MacEwan University) 22. Sexual Dysfunction, Gender Dysphoria, and Paraphilias Joanne Louis (University of Toronto) 23. Somatoform, Factitious, and Dissociative Disorders Mary Haase, Cheryl L. Pollard (MacEwan University)
Unit 5: Trauma Interventions 24. Crisis and Disaster Sonya L. Jakubec (Mount Royal University) 25. Suicide Sharon L. Moore, Sherri Melrose (Athabasca University) 26. Anger, Aggression, and Violence Melodie B. Hull (College of the Rockies, Thompson Rivers University) 27. Interpersonal Violence: Child, Older Adult, and Intimate Partner Abuse Susan L. Ray (Western University) 28. Sexual Assault Angela Hyden (Sault College)
Unit 6: Interventions for Distinct Populations 29. Disorders of Children and Adolescents Robert Meadus (Memorial University) 30. Psychosocial Needs of the Older Adult Cheryl L. Pollard (MacEwan University) 31. Living With Recurrent and Persistent Mental Illness Catherine A. Thibeault (Trent University) 32. Psychological Needs of Patients With Medical Conditions Sandra Mitchell (Nurse Educator, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control) 33. Care for the Dying and for Those Who Grieve Cyndee L. MacPhee (Cape Breton University) 34. Forensic Psychiatric Nursing Wendy Stanyon (University of Ontario Institute of Technology)
Unit 7: Advanced Intervention Modalities 35. Therapeutic Groups Wilma Schroeder (Red River College) 36. Family Interventions Elaine M. Mordoch (University of Manitoba) 37. Integrative Care Karen Scott Barss (University of Regina)
DSM-5 Classification NANDA International-Approved Nursing Diagnoses Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics, Beliefs and Values
Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, APRN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron, Ohio; Adjunct Faculty, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, Cheryl L. Pollard, RPN, RN, BScN, MN, PhD, Associate Dean & Associate Professor,
Faculty of Nursing,
Edmonton, Alberta and Mary Haase, RPN RN BScN PhD, MacEwan University