Foundations of mental health care / Michelle Morrison Valfre.

By: Valfre, Michelle Morrison
Contributor(s): Valfre, Michelle Morrison. Foundations of mental health nursing
Material type: TextTextPublisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby, c2001Edition: 2nd editionDescription: xv, 430 p. : ill. ; 28 cmISBN: 0323011683; 9780323011686Other title: Mental health careSubject(s): Psychiatric nursing | Mental health services | Mental Disorders -- therapy | Mental Disorders -- nursingDDC classification: 616.89
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Contents

UNIT ONE Mental Health Care: past, present and future
The History of Mental Health Care
Current Mental Health Care
Ethical and Legal Issues
Sociocultural Issues
Theories and Therapies
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Psychotherapeutic Drug Therapy

UNIT TWO: The care giver's Therapeutic skills
Principles of Mental Health Care
The Therapeutic Environment
The Therapeutic Relationship
Therapeutic Communication
The most important skill: self-awareness
Mental Health Assessment Skills

UNIT THREE: Mental Health Problems Throughout the Life Cycle
Problems of Childhood
Problems of Adolescence
Problems of Adulthood
Problems of Late Adulthood

UNIT FOUR: Clients with psychological problems
Illness and Hospitalization
Loss and Grief
Depression and Other Mood Disorders
Physical Problems, Psychological Sources
Eating and Sleeping Disorders
Dissociative Disorders

UNIT FIVE: Clients with psychosocial problems
Anger and Aggression
Violence
Suicide
Substance-Related Disorders
Sexual Disorders
Personality Disorders
Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses
Chronic Mental Health Disorders
Challenges for the Future

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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