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Basic Concepts of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

Publication Year:
2011
Edition:
8th Ed.
Author:
Shives, Louise Rebraca
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN:
978-1-60-547887-6
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Description
The eighth edition has been updated for currency and retains key features that have been well-received in previous editions, specifically self-awareness prompts, clinical examples, and recurring boxes.
This is a core textbook for the LPN and ADN psychiatric-mental health course. This textbook presents succinct, yet comprehensive coverage of topics for the short or integrated psychiatric-mental health course.

Topics covered include:
- Psychobiological and developmental theories related to specific disorders
- Economic, spiritual, sexual, and religious factors affecting mental health
- Cultural and ethnic diversity
- Loss and grief
- The nurse’s role in clinical psychopharmacology
- Management of pain and sleep disturbances
- Client empowerment
- Utilization of behavior therapy as a nursing intervention when appropriate
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Shives, Louise Rebraca
ISBN:
978-1-60-547887-6
Specialty:
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Language:
English
Edition:
8th Ed.
Pages:
624
Publication Year:
2011

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