Psychiatric Nursing

Psychiatric Nursing : Biological and Behavior Concepts

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This text familiarizes the user with the basics of adaptation and human responses across the lifespan. It integrates neurobiological, psychosocial, life span, cultural and spiritual principles of complex processes that give rise to various psychiatric disorders. It also offers thorough, informative and germane content to aid the holistic care of clients living with these psychiatric disorders within diverse settings.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 896 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 38mm | 2,381g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • glossary, index
  • 0766817121
  • 9780766817128

Table of contents

Unit I Perspectives and Principles: History of Psychiatric Nursing; Concepts in Psychiatric Care; The Behavioural-Biological Interface; Foundations of Psychiatric Nursing. Unit II Foundations of Practice: The Nursing Process; Therapeutic Communication; Cultural Considerations; Legal and Ethical Considerations. Unit III Understanding Mental Illness Across the Life Span: The Client with a Depressed Disorder; The Client with Bipolar Disorder; The Client with an Anxiety Disorder; The Client with a Somatization Disorder; The Client with a Stress-Related Disorder (Psychophysiological); The Client with Altered Sensory Perception (Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders); The Client with a Personality Disorder; The Client with Delirium, Dementia, Amnesic and Other Cognitive Disorders; The Client with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; The Client with a Dissociative Disorder; The Client at Risk for Suicide and Other Aggressive Behaviours; The Client with a Substance-Related Disorder; The Client with an Eating Disorder; The Client with a Sleep Disorder; The Client with a Sexual Disorder; The Client who Survives Violence and Abuse. Unit IV Therapeutic Interventions: Individual Psychotherapy; Group Therapy; Familial Systems and Family Therapy; Psychopharmacology Therapy; Electroconvulsive, Other Biological and Complementary Therapies; Crisis Intervention Management - The Role of Adaptation. Unit V The Continuum of Care - Setting Focused Care: Milieu Therapy/Hospital-Based Care; Home-and-Community-Based Care; Care in Medical-Surgical Settings. Unit VI Advancing Psychiatric Nursing Practice: Psychiatric Consultation - Liaison Nursing; Psychiatric Nursing Research; The Future of Psychiatric Nursing.
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