+612 9045 4394
 
Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing : 3rd Edition - Ruth Elder

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

3rd Edition

Paperback

Published: 29th September 2012
In Stock. Usually ships in 1-2 business days
RRP $99.95
$84.95
15%
OFF

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

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Deeply informative (3)
  • Rich resource (3)
  • Well written (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Reference (3)

Reviewed by 3 customers

Sort by

Displaying reviews 1-3

Back to top

 
4.0

Great experience

By 

from Melbourne, AU

About Me Casual Reader

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Deeply Informative
  • Rich Resource
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Reference
    • Special Needs

    Comments about Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing:

    I bought this book for uni and it was such a great buy. Good price and awesome resource.

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Excellent

    By 

    from Cairns

    About Me Rarely Read

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Deeply Informative
    • Easy To Understand
    • Rich Resource
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Reference

      Comments about Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing:

      Excellent for the enrolled nurse studies

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      imformative describes the book exactly

      By 

      from mooloolah sunshine coast

      About Me Everyday Reader

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Deeply Informative
      • Easy To Understand
      • Groundbreaking Research
      • Innovative Ideas
      • Rich Resource
      • Well Written

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Reference

        Comments about Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing:

        very useful for nursing

        Comment on this review

        Displaying reviews 1-3

        Back to top

        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