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cover image - Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Canadian Edition - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9781926648347
Page Count: 800
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $86.95

Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Canadian Edition - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

by Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, APRN, Cheryl L. Pollard, RPN, RN, BScN, MN, PhD, Susan L. Ray and Mary Haase, RPN RN BScN PhD

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Canadian Edition - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9781926648347
Page Count: 800
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $86.95
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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.

    • Reader-friendly features reinforce important information and help in applying textbook content to the clinical setting, emphasizing key terms and concepts, learning objectives, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.

    1. Mental Health and Mental Illness

    2. Historical Overview of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    3. Relevant Theories and Therapies for Nursing Practice

    4. Psychotropic Drugs


    5. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in Acute Care Settings

    6. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in Community Settings

    7. Cultural Implications for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    8. Ethical Responsibilities and Legal Obligations for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practice


    9. Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    10. Therapeutic Relationships

    11. Communication and the Clinical Interview

    12. Understanding Responses to Stress


    13. Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders

    14. Depressive Disorders

    15. Bipolar Disorders

    16. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders

    17. Eating Disorders

    18. Cognitive Disorders

    19. Addictive Disorders

    20. Personality Disorders

    21. Sleep Disorders

    22. Sexual Dysfunction and Sexual Disorders

    23. Somatoform, Factitious, and Dissociative Disorders


    24. Crisis and Disaster

    25. Suicide

    26. Anger, Aggression, and Violence

    27. Interpersonal Violence: Child, Older Adult, and Intimate Partner Abuse

    28. Sexual Assault


    29. Disorders of Children and Adolescents

    30. Psychosocial Needs of the Older Adult

    31. Living With Recurrent and Persistent Mental Illness

    32. Psychological Needs of Patients With Medical Conditions

    33. Care for the Dying and for Those Who Grieve

    34. Forensic Psychiatric Nursing


    35. Therapeutic Groups

    36. Family Interventions

    37. Integrative Care


    1. DSM-5 Classifications
    2. NANDA International-Approved Nursing Diagnoses
    3. 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, MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta, Susan L. Ray and Mary Haase, RPN RN BScN PhD, MacEwan University
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