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Varcarolis's Evolve Resources for Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, First Canadian Edition
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Varcarolis's Evolve Resources for Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, First Canadian Edition

By Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, PMHCNS, Cheryl L. Pollard and Mary Haase

Student Resources

  • Answer Key to Critical Thinking Questions  
  • Answer Key to Chapter Review Questions
  • Case Studies and Nursing Care Plans
  • DSM-5 Classification
  • Glossary and Flashcards
  • Key Points
  • Prepare for Exams: Test Taking Strategies
  • Pre-Tests
  • Post-Tests
  • Review Questions  
    • 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

      25. Suicide

      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

      APPENDIXES

        • DSM-5 Classifications

        • NANDA International-Approved Nursing Diagnoses

        • Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics, Beliefs and Values

        GLOSSARY

        INDEX

        ANSWERS TO CHAPTER REVIEW QUESTIONS

        Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, PMHCNS, Margaret (Peggy) Halter, PhD, APRN
        Associate Dean
        Ashland University
        Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences
        Ashland, Ohio, Cheryl L. Pollard and Mary Haase

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