||Unit I. Essential theoretical concepts for practice -- Chapter 1. Science and the therapeutic use of self in psychiatric-mental health nursing -- Chapter 2. Mental health and mental illness -- Chapter 3. Theories and therapies -- Chapter 4. Biological basis for understanding psychopharmacology -- Chapter 5. Settings for psychiatric care -- Chapter 6. Legal and ethical basis for practice -- Unit II. Tools for practice of the art -- Chapter 7. The nursing process in psychiatric-mental health nursing -- Chapter 8. Communication skills : Medium for all nursing practice -- Chapter 9. Therapeutic relationships and the clinical interview -- Unit III. Caring for patients with psychobiological disorders -- Chapter 10. Trauma and stress-related disorders and dissociative disorders -- Chapter 11. Anxiety, anxiety disorders, and obsessive-compulsive and related disorders -- Chapter 12. Somatic symptom disorders -- Chapter 13. Personality disorders -- Chapter 14. Eating disorders -- Chapter 15. Mood disorders : Depression -- Chapter 16. Bipolar spectrum disorders -- Chapter 17. Schizophrenia spectrum disorders and other psychotic disorders -- Chapter 18. Neurocognitive disorders -- Chapter 19. Substance-related and addictive disorders -- Unit IV. Caring for patients experiencing psychiatric emergencies -- Chapter 20. Crisis and mass disaster -- Chapter 21. Child, partner, and elder abuse -- Chapter 22. Sexual assault -- Chapter 23. Suicidal thoughts and behaviors -- Chapter 24. Anger, aggression, and violence -- Chapter 25. Care for the dying and those who grieve -- Unit IV. Age-related mental health disorders -- Chapter 26. Children and adolescents -- Chapter 27. Adults -- Chapter 28. Older adults -- Appendix A. Complementary and alternative treatments -- Appendix B. Answer key -- Index.
||"A 2017 AJN Book of the Year Award winner, Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Communication Approach to Evidence Based Care, 4th Edition, offers the perfect balance of essential nursing interventions and clinical content. It incorporates a reader-friendly style, and an emphasis on therapeutic communication and evidence-based practice. Perfect for shorter psychiatric nursing courses, this streamlined psychiatric text includes need to know information and key DSM-5 content you need to pass your course and prepare for the NCLEX®. A neurobiology of the brain teaching tool provides a visual depiction of how the disorder affects brain function -- and what drugs are used to treat it. Additionally, this new edition includes Giddens Concept boxes, Integrative Care boxes, updated clinical disorders chapters, and new use of nursing diagnosis language International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP) which smooths your transition into practice, as this is a common language shared with many electronic health record documentation systems. Key features include : neurobiology of the brain feature provides a visual depiction on how the disorder affects brain function and what drugs are used to treat the disorder ; Applying Evidence Based Practice boxes throughout the clinical chapters pose a question, walk you through the process of gathering evidence-based data from a variety of sources, and present a plan of care based on the evidence ; vignettes describing psychiatric patients and their disorders add more practical application to the chapter material ; DSM-5 diagnostic criteria identify medical diagnostic criteria for most major disorders ; Applying Critical Judgment introduces clinical situations in psychiatric nursing at the end of all chapters with thought provoking questions that engage critical thinking."--take from publisher description.