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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.
UNIT 1: FOUNDATIONS IN THEORY
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
UNIT 2: FOUNDATIONS IN PRACTICE
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
UNIT 3: PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING TECHNIQUES
9. Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
10. Therapeutic Relationships
11. Communication and the Clinical Interview
12. Understanding Responses to Stress
UNIT 4: PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL DISORDERS
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
UNIT 5: TRAUMA INTERVENTIONS
24. Crisis and Disaster
26. Anger, Aggression, and Violence
27. Interpersonal Violence: Child, Older Adult, and Intimate Partner Abuse
28. Sexual Assault
UNIT 6: INTERVENTIONS FOR DISTINCT POPULATIONS
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
UNIT 7: ADVANCED INTERVENTION MODALITIES
35. Therapeutic Groups
36. Family Interventions
37. Integrative Care
- DSM-5 Classifications
- NANDA International-Approved Nursing Diagnoses
- Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics, Beliefs and Values
ANSWERS TO CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS
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, Susan L. Ray and Mary Haase, RPN RN BScN PhD, MacEwan University