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Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Carol Ren Kneisl, Eileen Trigoboff

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jul 23, 2008

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For undergraduate courses in Psychiatric or Mental Health Nursing.


Completely revised as the most up-to-date, evidence-based, culturally competent, authoritative, comprehensive resource available and presented in an accessible, clinically-relevant, professional format.

This textbook has been developed focusing on two central themes, evidence-based nursing practice¿and global mental health

Supporting and interactive material can be found on the companion website and CD-ROM.¿


Table of Contents

Unit I. The Strength and Structure of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

1. Psychiatric Mental Health Clients: Who Are They?

2. Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses: Who Are They?

3. Artful Therapeutic Practice

4. Engaging in Evidence-Based Practice


Unit II. Theoretical Basis for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

5. Theories for Interdisciplinary Care

6. Psychobiology, Behavior, and Mental Disorders

7. The Science of Psychopharmacology

8. Stress, Anxiety, and Coping

9. Mental Health, Mental Disorder, and Cultural Competence


Unit III. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Processes

10. Communicating and Relating

11. Assessment

12. Creating Hospital and Community-Based Therapeutic Environments

13. Clients’ Rights, Advocacy, and Legal and Forensic Issues


Unit IV. Clients with Mental Disorders

14. Cognitive Disorders

15. Substance-Related Disorders

16. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

17. Mood Disorders

18. Anxiety and Dissociative Disorders

19. Somatoform and Sleep Disorders

20. Gender Identity and Sexual Disorders

21. Eating Disorders

22. Personality Disorders


Unit V. Vulnerable Populations

23. Clients at Risk for Suicide and Self-Destructive Behavior

24. Persons at Risk for Abuse or Violence

25. Psychiatric Mental Health Clients with HIV/AIDS

26. Children

27. Adolescents

28. Elders


Unit VI. Intervention Strategies and Outcomes

29. Counseling the Individual

30. Group and Family Interventions

31. Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions

32. Psychopharmacologic Nursing Interventions

33. Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Healing Practices

34. Crisis Intervention

35. Intervening in Violence in the Psychiatric Setting

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