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Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing : 3rd Edition - Ruth Elder

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

3rd Edition

Paperback

Published: 29th September 2012
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An updated new edition of the leading undergraduate mental health nursing textbook written by a renowned Australian author team.

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing has been the market-leading undergraduate mental health nursing textbook since it was first published in 2005.

Fully updated and packed with new research and content, this third edition cements the book’s place as an essential title for all nursing students, as well as those specialising in midwifery, community health and emergency nursing.

The book takes a holistic approach to assist nursing students understand the complex causation of mental illness. The content delves deeply into mental health diagnosis, the most effective interventions and treatment options for the mentally ill, and the consumer’s experience of mental illness.

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 3e includes a new chapter on forensic mental health nursing and addresses the integration of mental health care into primary health care. 

This new edition places important emphasis on recovery, which provides students to confidently engage a recovery-oriented, empathic and holistic approach to their psychiatric and mental health nursing practice.

An increased focus on preventative mental health strategies and current and emerging interventions will also help students develop the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to interact effectively with clients and their families.

In addition to ethical and critical thinking challenges, pharmacology and evidence-based practice, this mental health nursing textbook offers students a personal perspective with nurses’ stories and case studies. It also works with a local viewpoint with chapters on mental health in Australia and New Zealand, the ANZ politico-legal context and indigenous mental health.

New to This Edition

  • A new chapter on forensic mental health nursing
  • An increased focus on preventative mental health strategies and current and emerging interventions
  • Case studies, critical thinking challenges and nurses’ stories provide contextual reinforcement for students
  • An evidence-based framework and up-to-date research integrated throughout
  • Client-focused with a clear, holistic approach
  • Chapters link to the Stories in Mental Health workbook and videos
  • Elsevier’s Evolve platform offers students additional online resources
About the Author

By Ruth Elder, RN, BA(Hons), PhD, Lecturer, School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia; Katie Evans, RPN, BA, MLitSt, PhD, FANZCMHN, Lecturer and Convenor of the Postgraduate Mental Health Program, School of Nursing, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Debra Nizette, RN, Credentialed MHN, DipAppSc(Nursing Ed), BAppSc(Nursing), MNurStudies, FRCNA, FACMHN , Mental Health Nursing Advisor, Office of the Chief Nursing Officer; Queensland Health

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          PART 1
          Preparing for psychiatric and mental health nursing
          1
          The Effective Nurse
          Debra Jackson and Louise O'Brien
          2
          The Context of Practice
          Vicki Stanton and Barbara Tooth
          3
          Historical Foundations
          Katie Evans
          4
          The Australian and New Zealand politico-legal context
          Eimear Muir-Cochrane, Anthony O'Brien and Timothy Wand
          5
          Professional and ethical issues
          Anthony O'Brien, Phillip Maude and Eimear Muir-Cochrane
          PART 2
          Mental health and wellness
          6
          Mental Health in Australia and New Zealand
          Pat Bradley and Ruth De Souza
          7
          Indigenous Mental Health
          Deanne Hellsten and Hineroa Hakiaha
          8
          Theories on Mental Health and Illness
          Patricia Barkway
          9
          Mental Health Across the Lifespan
          Debra Nizette
          10
          Crisis and Loss
          Paul Morrison
          11
          Assessment and Diagnosis
          Jan Barling
          PART 3
          Understanding mental illness
          12
          Intellectual Disabilities
          Charles Harmon, Philip Petrie and Chris Taua
          13
          Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
          Mike Groome, Kristin Henderson
          14
          Disorders of Old Age
          Wendy Moyle
          15
          Schizophrenic Disorders
          Murray Bardwell and Richard Taylor
          16
          Mood Disorders
          Peter Athanasos
          17
          Personality Disorders
          Michelle Cleary, Jan Horsfall
          18
          Anxiety Disorders
          Katie Evans
          19
          Eating Disorders
          Gail Anderson
          20
          Substance-related Disorders and Dual Diagnosis
          Janette Curtis and Peter Athanasos
          21
          Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders
          Ruth Elder
          22
          Forensic Mental Health Nursing
          Brian McKenna and Trish Martin
          PART 4
          Developing skills for mental health nursing
          23
          Settings for Mental Health
          Ruth Elder, Julie Sharrock, Phillip Maude, Michael Olasoji
          24
          The Patient as Person
          Kim Usher, Kim Foster
          25
          Therapeutic Interventions
          Christine Palmer
          26
          Psychopharmacology
          Kim Usher and Kim Foster

          ISBN: 9780729540988
          ISBN-10: 0729540987
          Audience: Tertiary; University or College
          Format: Paperback
          Language: English
          Number Of Pages: 560
          Published: 29th September 2012
          Country of Publication: AU
          Dimensions (cm): 27.8 x 22.0  x 2.7
          Weight (kg): 1.55
          Edition Number: 3