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

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

3rd Edition

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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
      Publisher: Elsevier Australia
      Dimensions (cm): 27.8 x 22.0  x 2.7
      Weight (kg): 1.55
      Edition Number: 3