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

By: Townsend, Mary C, 1941-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co., c2006Edition: 5th editionDescription: xxvi, 981 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)ISBN: 0803614519; 9780803614512Subject(s): Psychiatric nursing | Psychiatric Nursing -- methods | Evidence-Based Medicine | Mental Disorders -- nursing | Psychotherapy -- methodsDDC classification: 616.890231
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UNIT ONE: Basic concepts in psychiatric/mental health nursing
Chapter 1 The concept of stress adaptation
Chapter 2 Mental health/mental illness: historical and theoretical concepts

UNIT TWO: Foundations for psychiatric/mental health nursing
Chapter 3 Theoretical models of personality development
Chapter 4 Concepts of psychobiology
Chapter 5 Ethical and legal issues in psychiatric/mental health nursing
Chapter 6 Cultural concepts relevant to psychiatric/mental health nursing

UNIT THREE: Therapeutic approaches in psychiatric nursing care
Chapter 7 Relationship development
Chapter 8 Therapeutic communication
Chapter 9 The nursing process in psychiatric/mental health nursing
Chapter 10 Therapeutic groups
Chapter11 Intervention with families
Chapter12 Milieu therapy: the therapeutic community
Chapter 13 Crisis intervention
Chapter14 Relaxation therapy
Chapter15 Assertiveness training
Chapter 16 Promoting self-esteem
Chapter 17 Anger/aggression management
Chapter 18 The suicidal client
Chapter 19 Behavior therapy
Chapter20 Cognitive therapy
Chapter21 Psychopharmacology
Chapter 22 Electroconvulsive therapy
Chapter 23 Complementary therapies
Chapter24 Client education

UNIT FOUR: Nursing care of clients with alterations in psychosocial adaptation
Chapter25 Disorders usually first diagnosed in infancy, childhood, or adolescence
Chapter26 Delirium, dementia, and amnestic disorders
Chapter 27 Substance-related disorders
Chapter 28Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
Chapter29 Mood disorders
Chapter 30 Anxiety disorders
Chapter31 Somatoform and sleep disorders
Chapter 32 Dissociative disorders
Chapter33 Sexual and gender identity disorders
Chapter34 Eating disorders
Chapter 35 Adjustment and impulse control disorders
Chapter 36 Psychological factors affecting medical conditions
Chapter 37 Personality disorders

UNIT FIVE: Psychiatric /mental health nursing of special populations
Chapter 38 The aging individual
Chapter 39 The individual with HIV disease
Chapter 40 Problems related to abuse or neglect
Chapter 41 Men's and women's health issues
Chapter 42 Community mental health nursing
Chapter43 Psychiatric home nursing care
Chapter 44 Forensic nursing
Chapter 45The bereaved individual.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: PC Pentium II or higher ; OS Windows 98/ME/2000/XP.

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