Psychiatric nursing : contemporary practice / Mary Ann Boyd.

By: Boyd, M, (Mary Ann)
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008Edition: 4th editionDescription: xxiv, 952 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)ISBN: 9780781791694; 0781791693Subject(s): Psychiatric nursing | Mental Disorders -- nursing | Nursing Care -- methods | Psychiatric Nursing -- methodsDDC classification: 616.890231 Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description
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Unit 1 Nature of Mental Health and Mental Illness
1. Stigma, Social Change and Mental Health
2. Classification of Mental Illnesses and Evidence-Based Nursing Care
3. Patient Rights and Legal Issues
4. Mental Health Care in the Community

Unit 2 Principles of Psychiatric Nursing
5. Frameworks, Ethics, and Standards of Psychiatric Nursing
6. Psychosocial Theoretic Basis of Psychiatric Nursing
7. The Biologic Foundations of Psychiatric Nursing
8. Psychopharmacology and Biologic Interventions

Unit 3 Contemporary Psychiatric Nursing Practice
9. Communication and the Therapeutic Relationship
10. The Nursing Process: Assessment, Diagnoses, Outcomes, Interventions, Evaluation
11. Cognitive Interventions in Psychiatric Nursing
12. Interventions with Groups
13. Family Assessment and Interventions

Unit 4 Mental Health Promotion
14. Stress and Mental Health
15. Cultural and Spiritual Issues Related to Mental Health Care
16 Mental Health Promotion of the Young and Middle-Aged Adult
17. Suicide: A Major Mental Health Problem

Unit 5 Care of Persons with Psychiatric Disorders
18. Schizophrenia
19. Schizoaffective, Delusional and Other Psychotic Disorders
20. Mood Disorders: Management of Moods & Suicidal Behavior
21. Anxiety Disorders
22. Personality and Impulse-Disorders: Meaning of Behavior
23. Somatoform and Related Disorders
24. Eating Disorders
25 Substance Related Disorders
26. Sleep Disorders

Unit 6. Children and Adolescents
27. Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents
28. Mental Health Promotion with Children and Adolescents
29. Psychiatric Disorders Diagnosed in Childhood and Adolescence

Unit 7. Older Adults
30. Mental Health Assessment of the Elderly
31. Mental Health Promotion with the Elderly
32. Delirium, Dementias, and Related Disorders

Unit 8 Care of Special Populations
33. Care of People Who are Homeless and Mentally Ill
34. Issues of Dual Diagnosis
35. Care of the Mentally Ill in Forensic Settings
36 Psychosocial Aspects of Medically Compromised Persons

Unit 9 Care Challenges in Psychiatric Nursing
37 Crisis, Grief, and Disaster Management
38 Management of Anger, Aggression, and Violence
39. Caring for Abused Persons

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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