...provides a clear framework for integrating psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) into advanced practice nursing...reflect[s] current research, new classifications in DSM 5, genetic testing, and increased use of telemental health delivery. It builds upon its lifespan focus and updates quick-access pediatric pointers and aging alerts... responds to the need to reduce health disparities and address cultural considerations. Organized around psychiatric syndromes, the text covers neurobiology, theory and research evidence related to psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and CAM interventions. It provides a virtual buffet of clear treatment options in the form of well-designed decision trees and accompanying explanatory narratives.The text also includes a section on such special considerations as substance misuse, medical problems, pregnancy, and forensic issues that often co-occur with psychiatric syndromes.
Delivers the most comprehensive information available for APNs on dealing with child behavioral and parenting challenges Front-line nurse practitioners are increasingly required to assess, identify, manage, and refer the complex and often significant childhood behavioral challenges occurring among children and adolescents. This authoritative and comprehensive behavior management reference provides nursing health care providers and students with the evidence-based information and strategies they need to identify and appropriately intervene with such behavioral challenges and to assist parents in dealing appropriately and effectively with their child.
This is the only advanced practice guide to provide an overview of the major DSM-5 disorders across the lifespan and complete clinical guidelines for their psychopharmacologic management. It has been compiled by expert practitioners in psychiatric care and is designed for use by nurse practitioners and other primary caregivers in clinical practice.
Thoroughly updated to correlate with DSM 5 diagnostic descriptions and QSEN guidelines, the second edition of this highly acclaimed undergraduate psychiatric nursing text features concrete strategies for establishing interpersonal relationships as the basis not only for working with the psychiatric patient population, but as a timeless foundation for all nursing practice.
The landscape of mental health, mental illness, and mental health care -- Foundations of psychiatric and mental health nursing -- Interventions in psychiatric and mental health nursing practice -- Care of persons with psychiatric disorders -- Children and adolescents -- Older adults -- Care of special populations -- Care challenges in psychiatric and mental health nursing.
Unit 1: Contemporary Canadian mental health care -- Unit 2: Foundations of psychiatric and mental health nursing practice -- Unit 3: Interventions in psychiatric and mental health nursing practice -- Unit 4: Challenges to mental health -- Unit 5: Care and recovery of persons with a psychiatric disorder -- Unit 6: Mental health across the lifespan -- Unit 7: Care of persons with additional vulnerabilities --
This book fills the gap in the market for an introductory text on mental health nurses that explores the psychological interventions used with mental health patient groups. For the purposes of this book a psychological intervention is broadly understood as a mental health nursing intervention which is underpinned by psychological methods and theory.
It also has the intention of improving biopsychosocial functioning and it is usually delivered via a therapeutically structured relationship