||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.
||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 note||Author's names reversed on the previous edition.|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Issued in other form||Online version: Townsend, Mary C., 1941- Essentials of psychiatric mental health nursing. 8th edition. Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Company,  9780803699175|
|ISBN||9780803676787 (paper cover)|