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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing : An Interpersonal Approach  - Jeffrey S. Jones

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

An Interpersonal Approach

By: Jeffrey S. Jones (Editor), Joyce Fitzpatrick (Editor), Vickie Rogers (Editor)

Paperback Published: 23rd March 2016
ISBN: 9780826131287
Number Of Pages: 608

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Thoroughly updated to correlate with DSM 5 diagnostic descriptions and QSEN guidelines, the second edition of this highly acclaimed undergraduate psychiatric nursing text features concrete strategies for establishing interpersonal relationships as the basis not only for working with the psychiatric patient population, but as a timeless foundation for all nursing practice. The text guides students through the essential phases of self-discovery necessary to integrate interpersonal nursing theory into practice. Modules designed to foster growth in therapeutic use of self, including the importance of boundary management, are integrated with psychodynamic and current neurobiological theories to provide sturdy theoretical underpinnings for practice.

A wealth of descriptive psychiatric diagnoses, QSEN criteria, and NANDA-based care plans, case scenarios, evidence-based practice, patient and family education tips, drug summary lists, and complementary and alternative therapy approaches populate the text. The main body of the book focuses on common mental illnesses and weaves both the psychodynamic and neurobiological concepts into evidence-based strategies for nursing interventions.

Additional features such as examples of therapeutic dialogue and a “Consumer’s Perspective” featuring an actual consumer’s voice relating personal experience about living with a specific illness, provide further guidance in understanding and adopting a relationship-based approach to nursing. Web links facilitate quick access to additional information and NCLEX-style review questions prepare students for passing the NCLEX™ exam.

New to the Second Edition:

  • Revisions correlate to DSM 5 descriptions, QSEN criteria and NANDA nursing diagnoses
  • Provides new information on psychopharmacology, compassion fatigue and a recovery model, use of informed consent, and cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Presents updates on complementary and alternative interventions
  • Includes expanded content on cultural and lifespan considerations related to mental health care worldwide.

Key Features:
  • Focuses on interpersonal relationships and boundary navigation as the foundation for practice
  • Promotes psychodynamic and neurobiological perspectives within ISPN curricular guidelines
  • Written by national and international experts in nursing education and psychiatric/mental heath practice
  • Includes digital student companion with key chapter concepts and critical thinking questions for practice situations
  • Provides digital faculty resources including power point slides, expanded test bank, case studies, and critical thinking exercises.

About the Author

Jeffrey S. Jones, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CST, LNC , is an ANCC board certified Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, an AASECT board certified Sex Therapist, an ABA approved Legal Nurse Consultant, and entrepreneur. He is Past President and Owner of Pinnacle Mental Health Associates, Inc., a private practice, consulting/contracting firm in Mansfield, OH. He was recently visiting faculty at the University of Akron, Akron, Ohio. Dr. Jones is a contributing author to Foundations of Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice, Second Edition (Springer Publishing, 2014) and Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing: Integrating Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, and Complementary and Alternative Approaches (2012). He has served on the Richland County Mental Health Board, The Ohio Board of Nursing - Standards and Practice Committee, and as a content expert on psychiatric nursing for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Dr. Jones has provided service to the mentally ill in hospital settings, outpatient clinics, prisons, and in private practice. He currently works for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Joyce Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, is the Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, where she was Dean from 1982 through 1997. She has received numerous honors and awards including the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award 20 times. Dr. Fitzpatrick is widely published in nursing and health care literature, and serves as Editor of three nursing journals. Her most recent Springer Publishing books are Theory in Nursing: Application to Research and Practice, co-edited with Geraldine McCarthy (2014), the Encyclopedia of Nursing Education, co-edited with Mary Jane Smith and Roger Carpenter (2015), and Concept Analysis, co-edited with Geraldine McCarthy (2015). She also co-edited, with Kathleen Tusaie, the Springer book, Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing: Integrating Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, and Complementary and Alternative Approaches (2012).

Vickie Rogers, DNP, RN , joined the faculty at Texas Christian University (TCU) in August 2014 where she teaches Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. She has previously held faculty appointments at various schools of nursing in Mississippi and Connecticut. Additionally, Dr. Rogers has had international teaching experience in the Caribbean. She is a contributing chapter author of Giving Through Teaching: How Nurse Educators Are Changing the World (Springer Publishing, 2010). She has also worked in psychiatric clinical nurse specialist and management. Her research interests include the use of the Internet as a format to provide individual therapy to young adults. Dr. Rogers has published on this topic and presented her work internationally.

Industry Reviews

“ The editors and contributors are to be congratulated for their clear effort to bring some degree of correction to the singular emphasis on pharmacotherapy…While it is clear that pharmacotherapy has a role to play in treatment, it is equally clear that the use of relationships as therapy has an equal if not more important role to play…There are several other features of this text that commend it to the student and the nurse seeking a review or a refresher course. First, the authors have done an excellent job in noting historical context… Second, [they] have made extensive use of the current research literature.” Grayce M. Sills, PhD, RN, FAAN

Table of Contents

Jones, Fitzpatrick, Rogers, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, second edition


1. Mental Health Trends and the Historical Role of the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse

Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, Jeffrey S. Jones

2. Interpersonal Relationships: The Cornerstone of Psychiatric Nursing

Jeffrey S. Jones, Joyce J. Fitzpatrick

3. Therapeutic Use of Self and Therapeutic Communication: From Self-Discovery to Interpersonal Skill Integration - Daniel B. Fisher, John F. Sweeney, Declan McCarthy

4. Boundary Management - Jeffrey S. Jones


5. Critical Thinking, Clinical Decision Making, and The Interpersonal Relationship Angie S. Chesser

6. Crisis and Crisis Intervention Kathy R. Casale

7. Psychiatric Case Management Spies

8. Known Risk Factors for Prevalent Mental Illness and Nursing Interventions for Prevention Kathleen Patusky

9. Systems Concepts and Working in Groups Kathleen R. Tusaie

10. Theories of Mental Health and Illness: Psychodynamic, Social, Cognitive, Behavioral, Humanistic, and Biological Influences Pattie Hart O'Regan


11. Schizophrenic Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders Bonnie Kaput

12. Bi-Polar and Related Depressive Disorders Vickie L. Rogers

13. Anxiety Disorders Marianne Goldyn

14. Personality Disorders Audrey Marie Beauvais

15. Substance Related Addictive / Misuse Disorders Carolyn A. Baird

16. Neurocognitive Disorders Lynn Shell

17. Impulse Control Disorders David Kwon

18. Paraphilia Disorders and Sexual Dysfunctions Jeffrey S. Jones

19. Feeding and Eating Disorders James O’Mahoney

20. Psychological Problems of Physically Ill Persons Patrice E. Rancour


21. Working with Children Emily K. Johnson

22. Mental Health Concerns Regarding Adolescents Áine Horgan

23. Issues Specific to the Elderly Kim S. McClane

24. Victims and Victimizers Loraine Fleming, Betty Jane Kohal


25. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Across the Continuum of Care Patricia Smyth Matos

26. Vulnerable Populations and The Role of the Forensic Nurse Melanie S. Lint SECTION VI CULTURAL, ETHICAL, LEGAL, AND PROFESSIONAL ASPECTS OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE

27. Cultural, Ethnic, and Spiritual Concepts Vicki P. Hines-Martin

28. Ethical and Legal Principles Katherine Casale

29. Policy, Policy Making, and Politics for Professional Psychiatric Nurses Barbara Cohen

ISBN: 9780826131287
ISBN-10: 082613128X
Series: 2nd Edition
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 608
Published: 23rd March 2016
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.45
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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