This well-respected textbook presents cutting-edge principles of psychiatric nursing and provides you with new features and tools - including chapter study notes and audio chapter summaries - to help you learn the important content you need to know. The 9th edition presents current guidelines for the practice of psychiatric nursing, with the latest clinical research and appropriate diagnoses, updated and expanded coverage of primary care, and extensively revised and updated psychiatric drug information.
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.
The Military and Their Families chapter addresses the issues and concerns surrounding the mental health needs of active, veteran, and National Guard personnel.
Updated coverage includes the latest on health care reform, prevention and mental health promotion, recovery and self determination, prescription abuse, and obesity issues related to mental health care.
Case studies in clinical chapters include scenarios related to chapter content and provide opportunities to develop clinical reasoning skills.
Summary of Evidence boxes help you understand the latest clinical research and apply it to practice.
Clinical Reasoning boxes provide opportunities to make a decision based on a particular clinical situation.
Quality & Safety boxes discuss QSEN competencies or other quality and safety issues.
Icons and references identify additional resources on the Evolve companion website and in the Pageburst digital version of the text.
Unit One: Principles of Psychiatric Nursing Care 1. Roles and Functions of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses: Competent Caring 2. Therapeutic Nurse-Patient Relationship 3. The Stuart Stress Adaptation Model of Psychiatric Nursing Care 4. Evidence-Based Psychiatric Nursing Practice 5. Biological Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care 6. Psychological Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care 7. Social, Cultural, and Spiritual Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care 8. Legal and Ethical Context of Psychiatric Nursing Care 9. Policy and Advocacy in Mental Health Care 10. Families as Resources, Caregivers, and Collaborators 11. Implementing the Nursing Process: Standards of Practice and Professional Performance Unit Two: Continuum of Care 12. Prevention and Mental Health Promotion 13. Crisis and Disaster Intervention 14. Recovery Support Unit Three: Applying Principles in Nursing Practice 15. Anxiety Responses and Anxiety Disorders 16. Psychophysiological Responses and Somatoform and Sleep Disorders 17. Self-Concept Responses and Dissociative Disorders 18. Emotional Responses and Mood Disorders 19. Self-Protective Responses and Suicidal Behavior 20. Neurobiological Responses and Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders 21. Social Responses and Personality Disorders 22. Cognitive Responses and Organic Mental Disorders 23. Chemically Mediated Responses and Substance-Related Disorders 24. Eating Regulation Responses and Eating Disorders 25. Sexual Responses and Sexual Disorders Unit Four: Treatment Modalities 26. Psychopharmacology 27. Behavior Change and Cognitive Interventions 28. Preventing and Managing Aggressive Behavior 29. Somatic Therapies 30. Complementary and Alternative Therapies 31. Therapeutic Groups 32. Family Interventions Unit Five: Treatment Settings 33. Hospital-Based Psychiatric Nursing Care 34. Community-Based Psychiatric Nursing Care Unit Six: Special Populations in Psychiatry 35. Child Psychiatric Nursing 36. Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing 37. Geropsychiatric Nursing 38. Care of Survivors of Abuse and Violence 39. NEW! The Military and Their Families 40. Psychological Care of Patients with a Life-Threatening Illness Appendixes A: NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses B: Diagnostic Criteria for Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) Glossary Index