Introductory Mental Health Nursing, 4th Edition Donna Womble, MEd, BS, RN; and Cynthia A. Kincheloe, MSN, BSN, ADN, RN Confidently manage the mental health issues you'll encounter across a wide range of health care settings. Written specifically for LPN/LVN students, Introductory Mental Health Nursing, 4th Edition, equips you for the challenges of modern mental health nursing with clear, direct, clinically relevant information reflecting the most up-to-date perspectives in the field. This acclaimed text establishes essential groundwork then builds on fundamental concepts to instill a confident understanding of the delivery of mental health care, the nursing process and its relation to mental health, and the management of specific psychiatric disorders to prepare you for success from the classroom to your career. -Enhanced! Case applications guide you in applying the nursing process to resolve clinical problems. -Updated! Chapter-ending Student Worksheets reinforce key concepts through fill-in-the-blank, matching, and multiple-choice NCLEX?-style questions. -At a Glance sections highlight or summarize essential information for stronger recall and retention. -Just the Factsentries distill critical details for faster, more efficient review. -Mind Jogger critical thinking questions promote deeper understanding. -At-A-Glance Senior Focus helps you confidently prepare for the care of older adults or elderly clients. -Updated terminology helps you ensure the most effective clinical communication.
Get a solid foundation for providing evidence-based treatments and patient-centered psychiatric care, with Psychiatric Case Studies for Advanced Practice. Created to support advanced practice nurses treating psychiatric cases, this practical, easy-to-read reference consists of nearly 100 case studies that offer a real-world display of the most common psychiatric disorders. Whether you are a psychiatric, family, emergency, or general practice nurse or student, this is your map to ensuring that your clinical decision-making skills are sharp and based on proven analyses and protocols. Absorb the expert analysis of real-life psychiatric patients from a wide variety of ages, backgrounds, and conditions . . . - Up-to-date diagnostic content from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5), that includes DSM-5's newer diagnoses-gender dysphoria, binge eating disorder, and autism spectrum, plus current treatments for alcohol and opiate addiction - Drug tables that provide easy-to-locate pharmaceutical data - Sample routine screening tools that offer at-your-fingertips checklists and handouts to support patient treatment - Clinical pearls that highlight vital care information - Presents real-world child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric inpatient and outpatient psychiatric cases that ground your skills in the holistic perspective, emphasizing problem-based learning and an evidence-based practice - Clear, succinct case studies that use a simple template format for quick-and-easy reading, organized by age and indexed by diagnostic category for easy reference - Cases presented in a standard format: chief complaint, history, mental status, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment plan, and rationale for treatment prescribed-with questions at the end that guide you to create a diagnosis using the DSM-5 - Cases addressing a wide range of disorders, including neurodevelopmental; schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders; bipolar, depressive, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, trauma and stressor-related disorders; somatic, feeding, eating, dissociative, sleep-wake, and elimination disorders; sexual dysfunction; impulse-control and conduct disorders; and more - Coverage that serves all experience levels and a variety of treatment settings-counseling centers, correctional facilities, homeless shelters, inpatient psychiatric units, hospital consultation and liaison services - Treatments and their rationales that represent the current evidence-based research-treatment sections divided into psychopharmacology, diagnostic tests, referral, psychotherapy, and psychoeducation - Supplemental teaching tool for graduate psychiatric nurse practitioner/APN programs About the Authors Kathleen M. Prendergast, MSN, RN, APN, PMHNP-BC, is an Instructor in Clinical Nursing, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York; a Psychiatric Consultant at Seton Hall University Counseling and Psychological Services; and a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Caldwell University Counseling Center in Caldwell, New Jersey. Kasey Jackman, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC, is a PhD candidate in Nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing (CUSON) in New York City, where she has taught courses in the psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner program.
Exploring the full psychiatric nursing curriculum, from theoretical foundations to interventions for commonly encountered disorders, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, 7th Edition provides a practical focus on the skills and concepts students need for successful practice. Throughout the book, students have opportunities to learn specific nursing interventions, build therapeutic communication skills, and apply content within the framework of the nursing process. A study guide built into every chapter reinforces student learning and builds critical reasoning skills. The Seventh Edition is updated with features that aim to support students in their learning of important concepts. This edition incorporates "Concept Mastery Alerts" that use data from the adaptive quizzing software PrepU, to help students identify challenging and confusing concepts. This edition also integrates content from Lippincott Theory to Practice Video Series, helping students apply content and retain it more effectively. In addition, the Seventh Edition is supported by online tools that cultivate deeper understanding and increased competency, and is also available for purchase with PrepU's adaptive quizzing and DocuCare, educational electronic health record software. Doody's Review Service gives this book a Weighted Numerical Score of 90 - 4 Stars! "The book is comprehensive, well written, and full of resources. The Concept Mastery Alerts in the chapters help students focus on critical content. The book is color-coded, making it easy for students to follow the format of each chapter." - Doody's Review Service
Mary Ann Boyds Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice 6th edition is a comprehensive approach to psychiatric mental health nursing. Dr. Boyd revised the sixth edition to prepare nursing leaders who challenge the status quo, partner with their patients in the delivery of care, and use the latest evidence in their nursing practice.? The sixth edition has an emphasis on the recovery-interventions and wellness, with coverage of mental health promotion, assessment, and interventions in adults, families, children, adolescents and older adults. The text presents complex concepts in easy-to-understand language with multiple examples and explanations. Special features include threaded case studies that are mapped to the chapters nursing care plans, therapeutic dialogue.In addition,new sections emphasizing wellness and primary care integration will be added along with the retention of popular features such as Clinical Vignettes and NCLEX ?Notes. ? The sixth edition includes access to the online video series, Lippincott Theory to Practice Video Series: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, available in the Student and Instructor Resources. These videos display mental health disorders, allowing students to gain experience and a deeper understanding of mental health patients.?