Basic Concepts of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

Publication Year: 2011

Edition: 8th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Shives, Louise Rebraca

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-60-547887-6

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The eighth edition has been updated for currency and retains key features that have been well-received in previous editions, specifically self-awareness prompts, clinical examples, and recurring boxes.

This is a core textbook for the LPN and ADN psychiatric-mental health course. This textbook presents succinct, yet comprehensive coverage of topics for the short or integrated psychiatric-mental health course.

Topics covered include:
- Psychobiological and developmental theories related to specific disorders
- Economic, spiritual, sexual, and religious factors affecting mental health
- Cultural and ethnic diversity
- Loss and grief
- The nurse’s role in clinical psychopharmacology
- Management of pain and sleep disturbances
- Client empowerment
- Utilization of behavior therapy as a nursing intervention when appropriate


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Shives, Louise Rebraca
ISBN: 978-1-60-547887-6
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 8th Ed.
Pages: 624
Year: 2011