Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning: An Interprofessional Approach (6th Revised edition)

Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning: An Interprofessional Approach (6th Revised edition)

By: Margaret Jordan Halter (author)Paperback

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A thoughtful, portable clinical companion, Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning: Assessment Guides, Diagnoses, Psychopharmacology, 6th Edition, provides you with the latest diagnostic information available, including the DSM-5 and NANDA, for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients. This clinically-based guide offers quick and easy access to the latest psychiatric nursing care planning guidelines for a range of settings including the inpatient unit, home care, or community mental health setting. Designed to accompany Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, the refreshed and updated edition is a perfect reference for learning to create psychiatric nursing care plans. A thoroughly revised patient centered assessment, including the DSM-5, supplies you with the latest diagnostic information available for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients. The latest patient problems, assessment and treatment strategies, and psychotropic drug information keep you up-to-date with the most current information. Care plans containing patient problems, etiology, assessment findings/diagnostic cues, outcome criteria, and interventions and rationales provide guidance for supporting patients with a wide range of psychiatric alterations. Talk-based therapies covered and referred to in a dedicated chapter on psychotherapeutic models. Promising brain stimulation therapies are addressed in a separate chapter NEW! A separate sleep disorder chapter addresses alterations present in all psychiatric disorders. NEW! Updated medications equip you with the latest information on medications used with psychiatric patients. NEW! Updated, refreshed, and refined Manual improves overall design and reduces extraneous content to focus on essential clinical information.

About Author

Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, APRN


Part I: Foundations for Psychiatric Nursing Care 1. The Nursing Process 2. Therapeutic Relationships 3. Therapeutic Communication Part II: Nursing Care 4. Neurodevelopmental Disorders 5. Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders 6. Bipolar Disorders 7. Depressive Disorders 8. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders 9. Trauma-Related Disorders 10. Eating Disorders 11. Sleep Disorders 12. Substance Disorders 13. Neurocognitive Disorders 14. Personality Disorders Part III: Psychiatric Crises 15. Dying, Death, and Grief 16. Suicide 17. Crisis Intervention 18. Anger, Aggression, and Violence 19. Family Violence 20. Sexual Violence Part IV: Psychopharmacology 21. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Medications 22. Antipsychotics 23. Mood-Stabilizers 24. Antidepressants 25. Antianxiety Medications 26. Sleep Promoting Medications 27. Substance Use Disorder Medications 28. Neurocognitive Medications Part V: Nonpharmacological Approaches 29. Psychotherapeutic Models 30. Brain Stimulation Therapies References Appendix A Mental Status Assessment Appendix B Assessment Tools Appendix C Development Stages Appendix D DSM-5 Medical Diagnoses Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780323479493
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 536
  • ID: 9780323479493
  • ISBN10: 0323479499
  • edition: 6th Revised edition

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