Psychosocial Nursing General Patient Care

Psychosocial Nursing General Patient Care

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This concise, quick-reference handbook addresses common psychosocial and psychiatric problems as they are most commonly encountered- in conjunction with a patient's medical problems. It's the resource your students can turn to identify symptoms of mental health disorders and know how to intervene quickly and effectively to keep patients safe.
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  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 168.66 x 226.31 x 27.69mm | 721.21g
  • Pennsylvania, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0803617844
  • 9780803617841
  • 1,231,948

Table of contents

SECTION I. Aspects of Psychosocial Nursing
1. Introduction to Psychosocial Nursing for General Patient Care
2. Psychosocial Response to Illness
3. Psychosocial Skills
4. Nurses' Responses to Difficult Patient Behaviors
5. Crisis Intervention
6. Cultural Considerations: Implications for Psychosocial Nursing Care
SECTION II. Commonly Encountered Problems
7. Problems with Anxiety
8. Problems with Anger
9. Problems with Affect and Mood
10. Problems with Confusion
11. Problems with Psychotic Thought Processes
12. Problems Relating to Others
13. Problems with Substance Abuse
14. Problems with Sexual Dysfunction
15. Problems with Pain
16. Problems with Nutrition
17. Problems within the Family
18. Problems with Spiritual Distress
SECTION III. Special Topics
19. Nursing Management of Special Problems
20. Disaster Planing and Response -- Psychosocial Impact
21. Psychopharmacology: Database for Patient/Family Education on Psychiatric Medications for Adults
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