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Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing : Partnerships in Care - Lorna  Moxham

Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

Partnerships in Care

Paperback Published: 11th September 2017
ISBN: 9781486023905

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Developed for Australian nursing students, Contemporary Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing is a lived experience, contemporary, evidence-based, culturally competent, authoritative and comprehensive resource. It offers a fully integrated perspective which most importantly includes the voice of people with mental illness.

With a consumer voice was prominent in each chapter this text is designed to enhance students ability to become a therapeutic, nonjudgmental, competent and confident psychiatric/mental health nurse.

It is mapped to the NMBA Registered Nurse Standards for Practice.

  • Chapter 1 People with lived experience and carers
  • Chapter 2 The therapeutic relationship
  • Chapter 3 Psychiatric/mental health nurses: who are they and what do they do?
  • Chapter 4 Self-awareness and the mental health nurse
  • Chapter 5 Theories for interdisciplinary care in mental health
  • Chapter 6 The biological basis of behavioural and mental disorders
  • Chapter 7 The science, practice and experience of psychopharmacology
  • Chapter 8 Stress, anxiety and anxiety disorders
  • Chapter 9 Therapeutic communication
  • Chapter 10 Psychiatric–mental health assessment
  • Chapter 11 Ethics, legal issues and the rights of people with a mental illness
  • Chapter 12 Cognitive disorders
  • Chapter 13 Substance use disorders
  • Chapter 14 Working in collaboration with people living with schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
  • Chapter 15 Affective disorders
  • Chapter 16 Dissociative, somatic symptom and factitious disorders
  • Chapter 17 Eating disorders Chapter 18 Personality disorders
  • Chapter 19 People at risk for suicide and self-harming behaviour
  • Chapter 20 Family violence
  • Chapter 21 The mental health of younger people
  • Chapter 22 Older people
  • Chapter 23 Therapeutic groups
  • Chapter 24 Family-focused interventions
  • Chapter 25 Cognitive and behavioural interventions
  • Chapter 26 Pathways of care

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ISBN: 9781486023905
ISBN-10: 1486023908
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: 11th September 2017
Publisher: Pearson Education Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Edition Number: 1

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