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Videbeck's Mental Health Nursing : First Australian & New Zealand Edition - Jennifer Evans

Videbeck's Mental Health Nursing

First Australian & New Zealand Edition

Paperback Published: 25th October 2011
ISBN: 9781920994204
Number Of Pages: 1

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A person-centred resource essential for Australian students.

This textbook is designed to support students in diploma and degree level mental health nursing courses. Reader-friendly and concise, it promotes skilled engagement, collaborative assessment and care planning, as well as emphasising the need for self-awareness and effective communication.

Written in collaboration with accomplished nurse educators and practitioners, Mental Health Nursing delivers a complete framework to prepare nurses for working in mental health. Australian practice is at the core of the text and it includes a special focus on gerontological issues.

Key Features:

  • Therapeutic Communication dialogues give examples of patient behaviours and effective nursing responses.
  • Australian best practice is emphasised throughout, with demographic, institutional, legislative and cultural references.
  • Drug Alerts highlight essential points about psychotropic drugs.
  • Nursing Care Plans provide treatment plans with guidance on assessment, outcomes and implementation.
  • Patient/Family Education boxes provide information that helps strengthen students’ roles as educators.

UNIT 1 – CURRENT THEORIES AND PRACTICE
  • Chapter 1 Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
  • Mental Health and Mental Illness
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
  • Historical Perspectives of the Treatment of Mental Illness
  • Mental Illness in the 21st Century
  • Mental Health Nursing Practice
  • Chapter 2 Neurobiological Theories and Psychopharmacology
  • The Nervous System and How It Works
  • Brain Imaging Techniques
  • Neurobiological Causes of Mental Illness
  • The Nurse’s Role in Research and Education
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Chapter 3 Psychosocial Theories and Therapy
  • Psychosocial Theories
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Treatment Modalities
  • The Nurse and Psychosocial Interventions
  • Chapter 4 Treatment Settings and Therapeutic Programs
  • Treatment Settings
  • Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs
  • Special Populations of Patients with Mental Illness
  • Interdisciplinary Team
  • Primary Mental Healthcare
  • Psychosocial Nursing in Public Health and Home Care


UNIT 2 – BUILDING THE NURSE-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP
  • Chapter 5 Therapeutic Relationships
  • Components of a Therapeutic Relationship
  • Types of Relationships
  • Establishing the Therapeutic Relationship
  • Avoiding Behaviours that Diminish the Therapeutic Relationship
  • Roles of the Nurse in a Therapeutic Relationship
  • Chapter 6 Therapeutic Communication
  • What is Therapeutic Communication?
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Non-Verbal Communication Skills
  • Understanding Context
  • Understanding Spirituality
  • Cultural Considerations
  • The Therapeutic Communication Session
  • Assertive Communication
  • Community-Based Care
  • Chapter 7 Patient’s Response to Illness
  • Individual Factors
  • Interpersonal Factors
  • Cultural Factors
  • Chapter 8 Assessment
  • Factors Influencing Assessment
  • How to Conduct the Interview
  • Content of the Assessment
  • Assessment of Suicide or Harm toward Others
  • Data Analysis


UNIT 3 – CURRENT SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL CONCERNS
  • Chapter 9 Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Legal Considerations
  • Ethical Issues
  • Chapter 10 Anger, Hostility and Aggression
  • Onset and Clinical Course
  • Related Disorders
  • Aetiology
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Treatment
  • Applying the Nursing Process
  • Workplace Violence
  • Community-Based Care
  • Chapter 11 Abuse and Violence
  • Clinical Picture of Abuse and Violence
  • Characteristics of Violent Families
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Abuse
  • Elder Abuse
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • School Violence
  • Psychiatric Disorders Related to Abuse and Violence
  • Application of the Nursing Process
  • Chapter 12 Grief and Loss
  • Types of Losses
  • The Grieving Process
  • Dimensions of Grieving
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Disenfranchised Grief
  • Complicated Grieving
  • Application of the Nursing Process


UNIT 4 – NURSING PRACTICE FOR MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS
  • Chapter 13 Anxiety, Anxiety Disorders and Stress-Related Illness
  • Anxiety as a Response to Stress
  • Incidence
  • Onset and Clinical Course
  • Related Disorders
  • Aetiology
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Treatment
  • Older Adults and Anxiety
  • Community-Based Care
  • Mental Health Promotion
  • Panic Disorder
  • Application of the Nursing Process: Panic Disorder
  • Phobias
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Application of the Nursing Process: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Acute Stress Disorder
  • Chapter 14 Schizophrenia
  • Clinical Course
  • Related Disorders
  • Aetiology
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Treatment
  • Application of the Nursing Process
  • Elder Considerations
  • Community-Based Care
  • Mental Health Promotion
  • Chapter 15 Mood Disorders
  • Categories of Mood Disorders
  • Related Disorders
  • Aetiology
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Application of the Nursing Process: Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Application of the Nursing Process: Bipolar Disorder
  • Suicide
  • Community-Based Care
  • Mental Health Promotion
  • Chapter 16 Personality Disorders
  • Categories of Personality Disorders
  • Onset of Clinical Course
  • Aetiology
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Treatment
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Schizoid Personality Disorder
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Application of the Nursing Process: Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Application of the Nursing Process: Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Avoidant Personality Disorder
  • Dependent Personality Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
  • Depressive Personality Disorder
  • Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder
  • Considerations in Relation to Older Adults
  • Community-Based Care
  • Mental Health Promotion
  • Chapter 17 Substance Use
  • Types of Substance Abuse
  • Onset and Clinical Course
  • Related Disorders
  • Aetiology
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Types of Substances and Treatment
  • Treatment
  • Application of the Nursing Process
  • Elder Considerations
  • Mental Health Promotion
  • Substance Abuse in Health Professionals
  • Chapter 18 Eating Disorders
  • Overview of Eating Disorders
  • Categories of Eating Disorders and Related Disorders
  • Aetiology
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia
  • Application of the Nursing Process
  • Community-Based Care
  • Mental Health Promotion
  • Chapter 19 Somatoform Disorders
  • Overview of Somatoform Disorders
  • Onset and Clinical Course
  • Related Disorders
  • Aetiology
  • Application of the Nursing Process
  • Community-Based Care
  • Mental Health Promotion
  • Chapter 20 Child and Adolescent Disorders
  • Autistic Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Application of the Nursing Process: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
  • Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Application of the Nursing Process: Conduct Disorder
  • Community-Based Care
  • Mental Health Promotion
  • Chapter 21 Cognitive Disorders
  • Delirium
  • Application of the Nursing Process: Delirium
  • Community-Based Care
  • Dementia
  • Application of the Nursing Process: Dementia
  • Community-Based Care
  • Mental Health Promotion
  • Role of the Caregiver
  • Related Disorders


UNIT 5 – AUSTRALIAN TRANSCULTURAL MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
  • Chapter 22 Mental Health Problems of Migrants and Indigenous Peoples
  • Introduction
  • Migrant Mental Health
  • Australian Indigenous Community Mental Health
  • Culturally Competent Assessment
  • Summary


Answers to Chapter Study Guides

Appendix A DSM-IV-TR Classification

Appendix B NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnosis

Appendix C Classification of Drugs in Australia

Appendix D Standards of Practice

Glossary of Key Terms

Index

ISBN: 9781920994204
ISBN-10: 1920994203
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1
Published: 25th October 2011
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health Australia Pty Ltd
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 10.9 x 8.4
Weight (kg): 1.2
Edition Number: 1

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