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Using the latest clinical research and diagnoses, Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing, 10th Edition provides a holistic, biopsychosocial approach to psychiatric nursing care. It follows the popular Stuart stress-adaptation framework and includes comprehensive coverage to simplify important nursing and medical concepts, promote quality and safety in care, and address psychobiology and psychopharmacology topics integral to today’s psychiatry. New to this edition is a chapter on psychiatric care of military personnel, plus the latest on health care reform, prescription abuse, and obesity issues. Written by psychiatric nursing expert Gail W. Stuart, this market-leading text makes it easy to apply classroom theory to clinical practice. An easy-to-follow writing style makes it easy to understand both simple and complex topics. A well-rounded, collaborative approach provides coverage of all major psychiatric disorders from nursing and medical perspectives. The Stuart Stress Adaptation Model of health and wellness provides a consistent nursing-oriented framework, with clear explanations of biological, psychological, sociocultural, environmental, and legal-ethical components. An evidence-based practice approach bridges the gap between clinical research and everyday practice. Learning from a Clinical Case boxes begin disorders chapters with thought-provoking questions and end chapters with answers and feedback. Summarizing the Evidence boxes in the disorders chapters examine the research and findings that support psychiatric nursing care. A family focus and discussions of outpatient care reflect current trends in psychiatric nursing. A Patient Speaks and A Family Speaks boxes present short vignettes with the patient’s and family’s perspectives of the caregiving process. Competent Caring: A Clinical Exemplar of a Psychiatric Nurse boxes feature the experiences and personal insights of practicing psychiatric nurses. Medical and Nursing Diagnoses boxes and Detailed Diagnoses tables emphasize the interdisciplinary approach to patient care by presenting NANDA diagnoses relevant to specific disorders and describing the essential features of the related DSM-IV-TR diagnoses. Nursing Treatment Plan Summary tables present care plans including patient goals with nursing interventions and rationales. Patient Education Plan and Family Education Plan tables include key information that you need to share with the patient and his or her family to facilitate shorter hospital stays and more outpatient care. Therapeutic Dialogue boxes offer examples of nurse-patient interactions. Clinical examples include selected nursing diagnoses. Focus Points provide a comprehensive, point-by-point review of the important information in each chapter.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Gail Wiscarz Stuart
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Book : 2014-04-14
Download Book : 832 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780323294126


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PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING has long been one of the leading psychiatric nursing texts for undergraduate students. This popularity is due to its comprehensive coverage of important nursing and medical concepts, the widely used stress-adaptation framework, and a biopsychosocial approach that stresses the mental health continuum and strong, current coverage of psychobiology and psychopharmacology reflecting the contemporary biological emphasis in psychiatry. The seventh edition offers a new, dynamic four-color text. The basic structure and award-winning approach of the book will be retained in the revision, accentuated by a new theoretic emphasis on evidence-based practice, which strives to decrease the knowledge gap between clinical research and everyday practice. Integrating this cutting-edge information will make Stuart & Laraia's approach unique in the psychiatric nursing market. (Includes a FREE MERLIN website at:www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/Stuart/)

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Genre Book : Psychiatric nursing
Author Book : Gail Wiscarz Stuart
Publisher :
Release Book : 2001
Download Book : 915 Pages
ISBN-10 : UOM:49015002766526


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Package includes Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing 7e and FREE Pocket Guide to Psychiatric Nursing 5e

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Gail Wiscarz Stuart
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release Book : 2003-12-01
Download Book : Pages
ISBN-10 : 032302940X


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Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing has established itself as Australia and New Zealand's foremost mental health nursing text and is an essential resource for all undergraduate nursing students. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect current research and changing attitudes about mental health, mental health services and mental health nursing in Australia and New Zealand. Set within a recovery and consumer-focused framework, this text provides vital information for approaching the most familiar disorders mental health nurses and students will see in clinical practice, along with helpful suggestions about what the mental health nurse can say and do to interact effectively with consumers and their families. Visit evolve.elsevier.com for your additional resources: eBook on Vital Source Resources for Students and Instructors: Student practice questions Test bank Case studies Powerful consumer story videos 3 new chapters: - Physical health care: addresses the physical health of people with mental health problems and the conditions that have an association with increased risk of mental health problems - Mental health promotion: engages with the ways in which early intervention can either prevent or alleviate the effects of mental health problems - Challenging behaviours: presents a range of risk assessments specifically focused upon challenging behaviours Now addresses emerging issues, such as: - The transitioning of mental health care to primary care - The development of peer and service user led services, accreditation and credentialing - Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Katie Evans
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Book : 2016-09-27
Download Book : 664 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780729585439


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The authoritative text on psychiatric rehabilitation, this book covers everything from conceptual and empirical foundations to exemplary program models. Students and practitioners gain the knowledge needed to help adults with psychiatric disabilities move forward in their recovery process and build personally satisfying lives. The book presents tools and strategies for assessing personal needs and strengths, integrating medical and psychosocial interventions, and implementing supportive services in such areas as housing, employment, education, substance abuse, and physical health. Numerous case examples illustrate both the real-world challenges of serious mental illness and the difference that effective interventions can make. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest concepts and evidence-based interventions. *Streamlined chapter organization: more concise, yet still comprehensive. *Heightened focus on empowerment, self-determination, and wellness promotion. *New or expanded discussions of the "housing-first" model, harm reduction, peer services and support, and the Affordable Care Act.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Patrick W. Corrigan
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release Book : 2016-05-06
Download Book : 425 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781462526239


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This money-saving package includes the 10th edition of Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing textbook and Virtual Clinical Excursions 3.0.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Gail Wiscarz Stuart
Publisher : Mosby
Release Book : 2012-08-07
Download Book : Pages
ISBN-10 : 0323101852


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What are the foundations of mental health nursing as a practice discipline and how do nurses approach their work? This textbook prepares qualified mental health nurses and those in training with the information necessary to question practice, and contribute to decision making in multi-disciplinary care teams.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Ian Norman
Publisher : Open University Press
Release Book : 2004
Download Book : 847 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0335226698


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Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing, 8th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of psychiatric nursing. Beginning with fundamental coverage of all key psychiatric nursing principles, it goes on to address the complete continuum of care - including mental health promotion and illness prevention, crisis intervention, and psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery. The book then applies psychiatric nursing principles to specific clinical disorders based on adaptive-maladaptive coping responses, the six-step nursing process, and DSM-IV-TR and NANDA diagnoses. Subsequent chapters describe various modalities of treatment (psychopharmacology, somatic therapies, cognitive and behavioral therapies, managing aggressive behavior, and more), hospital-based and community-based care, and treatment of special populations.

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Genre Book : Psychiatric nursing
Author Book : Gail Wiscarz Stuart
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Release Book : 1995
Download Book : 1021 Pages
ISBN-10 : UOM:39015033982821


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This comprehensive, authoritative text provides a state-of-the-art review of current knowledge and best practices for helping adults with psychiatric disabilities move forward in their recovery process. The authors draw on extensive research and clinical expertise to accessibly describe the “whats,” “whys,” and “how-tos” of psychiatric rehabilitation. Coverage includes tools and strategies for assessing clients’ needs and strengths, integrating medical and psychosocial interventions, and implementing supportive services in such areas as housing, employment, social networks, education, and physical health. Detailed case examples in every chapter illustrate both the real-world challenges of severe mental illness and the nuts and bolts of effective interventions.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Patrick W. Corrigan
Publisher : Guilford Press
Release Book : 2012-08-22
Download Book : 562 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781462508945


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Psychotherapy for the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse provides the nurse psychotherapist with a useful “how-to primer that contains practical techniques and interventions without a lot of theoretical jargon. Topics include the basics of psychotherapy, from how to respond to a patient’s initial call to termination of care. Selected approaches, interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic psychotherapy are highlighted with discussion of evidence-base research. Specific techniques for working with commonly seen patient populations that require special consideration: those who have experienced trauma, children, and older adults are included. In addition, how to integrate psychopharmacology and psychotherapy is discussed in detail. A straightforward approach to psychotherapy using a holistic nursing framework. Latest findings on the neurophysiology of psychotherapy including research on attachment, therapeutic relationships, and trauma. Evidence-based research for all approaches and populations discussed. Provides treatment hierarchy for decision making in selecting strategies for treatment from the initial contact and assessment to termination. Step-by-step guide to building the nurse-patient relationship in order to achieve quality outcomes. Includes detailed instructions on therapeutic communication techniques. Detailed instructions teach you how to use the latest therapeutic communication techniques. Includes all patient populations from children to the older adult with special emphasis on working with traumatized patients. Comprehensive appendices provide quick access to helpful forms and diagnostic tools specific to psychotherapy nursing practice.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Kathleen Wheeler
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Book : 2012-05-25
Download Book : 448 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780323086004