Mental Health Nursing

Mental Health Nursing : Reviews & Rationales

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For course review on a specific topic, e.g., psychiatric nursing, review for NCLEX-RN, and review for specialty training.This resource provides a core content review of the subject in outline format. Each chapter opens with a brief outline, objectives, key terms with definitions, media box with summary of CD and CW content, as well as a pre-test. The pre-test and post-test guide the student through a self-paced review. Other features unique to this resource help further enhance the review process.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 384 pages
  • 203.2 x 251.46 x 25.4mm | 748.42g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130304581
  • 9780130304582

Table of contents

1. Overview of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing. 2. Crisis Intervention and Suicide. 3. Infancy, Childhood, Adolescence, and Developmental Disorders. 4. Mood Disorders. 5. Anxiety Disorders. 6. Somatoform Disorders. 7. Dissociative Disorders. 8. Personality Disorders. 9. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders. 10. Delirium, Dementia, and Other Cognitive Mental Disorders. 11. Substance Abuse Disorders. 12. Victims of Abuse. 13. Loss, Grief, and Death. 14. Psychological Adaptation to Mental Illness. Appendix: Answers to Practice to Pass & Case Studies. Index.show more

About Mary Ann Hogan

Mary Ann Hogan, RN, CS, MSN has been a nurse educator for 20 years, currently as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught in diploma, associate degree, and baccalaureate nursing programs. A former item writer for the CAT NCLEX-RN, Ms. Hogan has been teaching NCLEX-RN review courses throughout New England for the last 14 years. She has also contributed to a number of publications in the areas of adult health and fundamentals of nursing. Ms. Hogan is an ANCC-certified clinical specialist in medical-surgical nursing and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau.George Byron Smith, ARNP, MSN, PhD(C) teaches and mentors nursing students in the areas of mental health and psychiatric nursing, as well as, fundamentals, pharmacology, neurological disorders, musculoskeletal disorders, and sensory disorders at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Florida. He is certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse and as a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner. Mr. Smith has over 10 years experience in psychiatric-mental health nursing, and has served as Secretary of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA), as well as president and president-elect of the Florida Chapter of APNA.show more

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