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Basic Concepts of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

Publication Year:
2011
Edition:
8th
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
Pages:
624
Publication Year:
2011

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