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Essentials of psychiatric mental health nursing : concepts of care in evidence-based practice / Mary C. Townsend.

Author/Creator:
Townsend, Mary C., 1941-
Other Title:
Psychiatric mental health nursing
Edition:
4th ed.
Publication:
Philadelphia : F. A. Davis Co., c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 727 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Subjects:
Psychiatric nursing.
Medical subjects:
Psychiatric Nursing -- methods.
Mental Disorders -- nursing.
System Details:
System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: OS Windows 2000/XP/Vista.
Summary:
CD-ROM contains: Electronic test bank -- Student workbook -- Links to online resources: Animated drug pathways for the neurobiological brain images ; Care plans ; Concept map care plan template ; Sample client teaching guide ; Interactive learning activities ; Meet the author.
Contents:
Mental health and mental illness
Concepts of personality development
Biological implications
Ethical and legal issues
Cultural and spiritual concepts relevant to psychiatric/mental health nursing
Relationship development and therapeutic communication
The nursing process in psychiatric/mental health nursing
Milieu therapy: the therapeutic community
Intervention in groups
Intervening in crises
Psychopharmacology
Complementary and psychosocial therapies
Delirium, dementia, and amnestic disorders
Substance-related disorders
Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
Mood disorders
Anxiety disorders
Anxiety-related disorders
Disorders of human sexuality
Eating disorders
Personality disorders
Children and adolescents
Victims of abuse or neglect
The aging individual
Community mental health nursing
The bereaved individual.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0803616112
9780803616110
OCLC:
144568230
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