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Essentials of psychiatric mental health nursing / Karyn I. Morgan, Mary C. Townsend.

Author/creator Morgan, Karyn I. author.
Other author/creatorTownsend, Mary C., 1941- author.
Format Book and Print
EditionEighth edition.
Publication Info Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Company, [2020]
Descriptionxxxi, 773 pages : colored illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Mental health and mental illness -- Biological implications -- Ethical and legal issues -- Psychopharmacology -- Relationship development and therapeutic communication -- The nursing process in psychiatric mental health nursing -- Milieu therapy: the therapeutic community -- Intervention in groups -- Crisis intervention -- The recovery model -- Suicide prevention -- Caring for patients with mental illness and substance use disorders in general practice settings -- Neurocognitive disorders -- Substance use and addictive disorders -- Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders -- Depressive disorders -- Bipolar and related disorders -- Anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, and related disorders -- Trauma- and stressor-related disorders -- Somatic symptom and dissociative disorders -- Eating disorders -- Personality disorders -- Children and adolescents -- The aging individual -- Survivors of abuse or neglect -- Community mental health nursing -- The bereaved individual -- Military families.
Abstract Easy to read and easy to understand, this is the text that makes complex concepts easy to master. It offers a holistic approach to mental health nursing that explores nursing diagnoses for both physiological and psychological disorders. -- From publisher's description.
General noteAuthor's names reversed on the previous edition.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Townsend, Mary C., 1941- Essentials of psychiatric mental health nursing. 8th edition. Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Company, [2020] 9780803699175
LCCN 2018059540
ISBN9780803676787 (paper cover)

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