Psychology for Nurses

Psychology for Nurses

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Effective communications and interaction skills in nursing demand a clear understanding of the principles of psychology. The new edition of this popular title has thus been extensively revised to give a comprehensive introduction to the field. In addition to its coverage of human development, key psychological aspects, such as personality, attitude and motivation, are also addressed. Other key features include: New chapters on stress and pain, Communication, Working with other people, References and suggestions for further reading. This an absorbing nursing-orientated introduction to psychology that will appeal to all nurses, particularly students.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 113 x 181mm | 336g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • illustrations, tables, references
  • 0702014559
  • 9780702014550

Table of contents

Psychology and Its Relation to Nursing. Motivation. Learning. Remembering Forgetting and Perceiving. Personality. Personality Testing. Development in Infancy and Childhood. Development in Later Childhood. Development in Adolescence and Adulthood. Some Psychodynamic Theories of Development. The Concept of Attitude. Communication. Working with Other People. Illness, Chronicity and Disability. Stress. Pain.
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