...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.
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.
This book provides a practical, accessible guide for mental health nurses confronted with emergencies so as to enable them to manage these emergencies in a therapeutic, safe and legally proper manner. As with all emergencies, the immediate care of patients with mental health problems must be simple and quick, and so this book comprises easy to read bulleted short notes for quick reference and reliable guidance
"Mental health care is no longer segregated to long-term care facilities or acute psychiatric facilities. Psychiatric-mental health nursing knowledge and skills are integral to nursing practice. Mental health care is integrated into mainstream health care and is delivered in all settings"--Provided by publisher