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Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nursing

Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nursing Author Eris F Perese
ISBN-10 9780803629998
Release 2012-01-05
Pages 800
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Here’s an evidence-based, holistic approach to caring for psychiatric and mental health patients in outpatient settings. Using a biopsychosocial model, this text addresses mental health issues through stabilization of brain chemistry, individualized psychotherapy, and re-socialization into the community. Inside, you’ll find an in-depth focus on specific psychiatric disorders including the epidemiology, etiology, biological basis, clinical presentation of adults, older adults, and children, co-morbidities, differential diagnosis, and treatment. There is also comprehensive coverage of the interventions and “Levers of Change” used to aid patients in their recovery, as well preventative interventions.



Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing Author Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
ISBN-10 9780826108715
Release 2012-08-21
Pages 578
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Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! "There are few new books to direct PMH-APRN treatment options...Now, this book provides the path to integration of treatment options for the holistic care of psychiatric client by PMH-APRNs."--Doody's Medical Reviews ìThis text is a wonderful compilation of information that is needed within current advanced practice psychiatric mental health nursing. The chapters are informative, have excellent references and provide up to the minute information that is grounded in evidence-based practices.î Barbara Jones Warren, PhD, RN, CNS-BC, PMH, FAAN Professor, Clinical Nursing Director, Psychiatric Nursing Specialty National Institutes of Health/American Nurses Association Ethnic/Racial Minority Fellow The Ohio State College of Nursing This groundbreaking core text fills a void in nursing literature by integrating psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) approaches into advanced practice nursing. It is organized around psychiatric "syndromes" rather than DSM diagnoses, so it will remain current even after the publication of the DSM-5. The book provides clear and relevant treatment options in the form of decision trees with additional explanatory narratives. These decision trees enable practitioners to distinguish ìnormalî patients from those who require more customized therapeutic interventions. This holistic text integrates neurobiology, theory, and research evidence related to psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and complementary and alternative medicine interventions. While providing comprehensive information on theory and practice, it simplifies complex aspects of treatment with clarity and provides the depth of content appropriate to support sound clinical reasoning required in advanced practice. The book responds to the current backlash against overmedication in psychiatry. It also fulfills the upcoming requirements by APNA and ISPN that advanced practice psychiatric nurses must have skills in psychotherapy. Additionally, the text focuses on treatment issues across the life span and highlights pertinent clinical differences from the adult population through pediatric pointers and aging alerts. Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing reflects the extensive practice and educational experience of editors and contributors from the United States, Canada, and Scotland, all of whom are expert APNs. Key Features: Organized around psychiatric ìsyndromes,î rather than DSM diagnoses, so it will remain relevant after the DSM-5 is published Integrates neurobiology, theory, and research evidence related to psychotherapy. psychopharmacology, and CAM therapies Provides the much-needed content on psychotherapy newly required for all psychiatric advanced practice nurses (APNA & ISPN White Papers) Supports clinical decision skills through thoughtfully designed, easy-to-follow decision trees ICONS highlight life span clinical management differences through Pediatric Pointers and Aging Alerts



Nurses Clinical Consult to Psychopharmacology

Nurses  Clinical Consult to Psychopharmacology Author Jacqueline Rhoads, PhD, ACNP-BC, ANP-C, PMHNP-BE, GNP-BE
ISBN-10 0826105041
Release 2012-01-23
Pages 504
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2012 First Place AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing! "[This] is a valuable addition to the library of both primary care and psychiatric-mental health nurses, nurse practitioners, and their students."--Doody's Medical Reviews This is the only advanced practice guide to provide an overview of the major DSM-IV-TR disorders across the lifespan and complete clinical guidelines for their psychopharmacologic management. It has been compiled by expert practitioners in psychiatric care and is designed for use by nurse practitioners and other primary caregivers in clinical practice. The guide is organized in an easy-to-access format with disorders for which drugs can play a significant therapeutic role. The listing for each disorder includes clinical features and symptoms, as well as information about the most current and effective drugs for management. A clearly formatted table identifies the first and second lines of drug therapy along with adjunctive therapies for each disorder. Drugs are organized according to classification, and each listing provides the essential information needed to safely prescribe and monitor a patient's response to a particular drug. This includes brand and generic names, drug class, customary dosage, side effects, drug interactions, pharmacokinetics, precautions, and management of special populations. Convenient, practical, and portable, this guide will be a welcome and frequently used resource. Key Features: Presents psychopharmacological treatment guidelines for major DSM-IV-TR disorders and parameters for use of each drug Prioritizes drugs according to their clinical efficacy and recommended treatment algorithms Includes brand and generic names, customary dosages, side effects, drug interactions, pharmacokinetics, precautions, and management of special populations Provides easy-to-read tables for quick clinical consultation Offers information on clinical algorithms, lab evaluation, and preventive services



Two Minute Talks to Improve Psychological and Behavioral Health

Two Minute Talks to Improve Psychological and Behavioral Health Author John F. Clabby
ISBN-10 9781846193699
Release 2011
Pages 172
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Two Minute Talks to Improve Psychological and Behavioral Health takes a unique approach to competently and confidently providing advice. Dr. Clabby expertly teaches powerful techniques not only for listening and for grasping the subtext of time-limited conversations, but also for addressing the underlying causes of the distress. Two Minute Talks to Improve Psychological and Behavioral Health provides concise, pragmatic and matter-of-fact advice which advisors can use to effectively address stress, depression, and panic as well as many of their causes. These may include poor health habits in eating, sleeping, smoking, and drinking; marital difficulties; grieving the death of a loved one; handling uncooperative children; and even giving and receiving feedback at work. Although firmly evidence-based, Two Minute Talks avoids unnecessary detail to provide a practical reference which can either be read in its entirety or used as a quick reference of clear, accessible advice and strategies that advisors can put into use. It is an essential addition to the toolbox of all who want to provide effective, responsive and empathetic care in time-limited situations.



Ageing and Older Adult Mental Health

Ageing and Older Adult Mental Health Author Patrick Ryan
ISBN-10 9781136708909
Release 2013-03-01
Pages 296
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This book examines the issues and implications that mental health professionals face when dealing with ageing and older adults.



Legal and Ethical Aspects of Care

Legal and Ethical Aspects of Care Author Nessa Coyle
ISBN-10 9780190258061
Release 2016-02-02
Pages 136
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Effective palliative care that rests on a sound ethical foundation requires ongoing discussions about patient and family values and preferences. This is especially important when addressing care at end-of-life including artificial nutrition and hydration, withdrawal of life-sustaining therapies and palliative sedation as well as requests for assistance in hastening death. The eighth volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series, Legal and Ethical Aspects of Palliative Care, provides an overview of critical communication skills and formal organizational mechanisms, such as ethics committees and interdisciplinary rounds, required for decisions in ethical dilemmas which respect diversity in the views of colleagues, as well as patients. The content of the concise, clinically focused volumes in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series is one resource for nurses preparing for specialty certification exams and provides a quick-reference in daily practice.



Advancing Practice Nursing Procedures

Advancing Practice Nursing Procedures Author Margaret R Colyar
ISBN-10 9780803646599
Release 2015-02-10
Pages 588
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Here is an illustrated, easy to reference handbook with step-by-step instructions for the procedures most commonly performed by primary care clinicians in office, hospital, and other outpatient settings. Organized by major body systems, each section reviews the diagnostic procedures for that system, followed by all of the information you need to perform the procedure.



Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice

Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice Author Janie B. Butts
ISBN-10 9781284143072
Release 2017-03-17
Pages 700
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Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Third Edition is an essential resource for advanced practice nursing students in mastr’s and doctoral programs. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.



Fast Facts for Managing Patients with a Psychiatric Disorder

Fast Facts for Managing Patients with a Psychiatric Disorder Author Brenda Marshall, EdD, PMHNP-BC, ANEF
ISBN-10 9780826177759
Release 2017-08-28
Pages 220
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The first book to address the care of dual-diagnosis patients in non-psychiatric settings Brimming with practical insights and strategies, this unique Fast Facts resource delivers concise, quick-access information about caring for patients with common physical complaints who also have a psychiatric diagnosis. It is the first book written for non-psychiatric nurses in multiple clinical settings to address the needs of patients with co-morbid diagnoses, and facilitates the integration of skills and strategies that support recovery for patients diagnosed with mental illness. Delivered in a convenient pocket-sized format, the guide delivers comprehensive information in easy-to-access short chapters, bulleted lists, tables, and figures, along with “Fast Facts in a Nutshell” boxes featuring key information. It covers the diagnoses of common psychiatric disorders and addresses the symptom alliance between various medical diagnoses and mental illness, and substance abuse and co-occurring mental disorders. Also included are strategies for establishing a therapeutic alliance with patients with psychiatric disorders and issues posing challenges for nurses in specific clinical settings. Additionally, the book explores the legal and ethical issues surrounding provision of care to patients with mental illness. Key Features: Delivers quick-access information about caring for patients with co-morbid diagnoses—the first book to do so Written for non-psychiatric nurses in a variety of clinical settings Presents key information in short chapters, bulleted content, lists, tables, and figures plus “Fast Facts” boxes Covers the diagnoses of common psychiatric disorders and de-stigmatizes patients with mental illness Provides strategies for fostering successful nursing interventions



Clinical Manual of Neuropsychiatry

Clinical Manual of Neuropsychiatry Author Stuart C. Yudofsky
ISBN-10 9781585629817
Release 2012-09-24
Pages 447
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Clinical Manual of Neuropsychiatry focuses on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the full spectrum of neuropsychiatric disorders, as well as those conditions that have significant neuropsychiatric components. With the help of this highly practical manual, clinicians are empowered to evaluate patients and treat the neuropsychiatric aspects of a host of disorders. The manual: Sets forth a concise, step-by-step approach to assessing patients, by beginning with the indications for a neuropsychological evaluation, and progressing through the patient interview, physical examination, and measures that are useful diagnostic indicators, such as psychological testing and structural and functional neuroimaging. Offers complete physiological and epidemiological information about each condition, by providing much-needed context and helping the clinician to identify the focal neurological symptoms to look for, potential contributing factors, and the course a disease is likely to follow. Covers the general neuropsychiatric and neuropsychological considerations the clinician must take into account when attempting to understand the factors that influence presenting symptoms and behavioral changes. For example, intracranial pressure can be and elusive consequence of central nervous system (CNS) tumors and has been implicated in behavior changes such as apathy and depression. Aids the clinician in making a clinical diagnosis through the precise evaluation of a patient's neurological and psychiatric signs and symptoms, through taking a careful history, and through a directed physical examination the patient. Addresses the full range of available treatment options, including psychopharmacological, psychotherapeutic, and cognitive rehabilitation modalities. Presents an utterly up-to-date chapter on psychopharmacological treatment of patients with neuropsychiatric disorders, and includes an abundance of tables that compare indications, efficacy, and side effect profiles for the full range of drugs that are likely to be prescribed. While acknowledging the ongoing dialogue on the nature of neuropsychiatry, Clinical Manual of Neuropsychiatry focuses on the paramount duty of the physician, whether psychiatrist or neurologist: to understand each patient's underlying disease and to ease the suffering it causes. This meticulously referenced, thoughtfully illustrated, and elegantly structured volume deserves a place in both the beginning and seasoned clinician's library.



A Nurse s Guide to Women s Mental Health

A Nurse s Guide to Women s Mental Health Author Michele R. Davidson, PhD, CNM, CFN, RN
ISBN-10 9780826171146
Release 2012-05-22
Pages 376
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Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! 2012 Third Place AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing! "This is a great resource for any nurse working with women."--Score: 94, 4 Stars. Doody's Medical Reviews This is a quick-access clinical guide to the range of mental health issues and diagnoses that commonly affect women across the life span. It focuses on the unique biopsychosocial factors that make women especially vulnerable to psychological disorders and emphasizes key stressors specific to women that are precursors to mental illness. Frequent headings and bulleted, concise presentation of information facilitates reading. In addition to discussing mental health issues specific to women, the guide covers unique populations such as disabled women, lesbian and transgendered women, female veterans, women with forensic health concerns, and women who have been the object of violence. Chapters also address childbearing issues, including menstruation-related problems, infertility and its psychological implications, and antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum psychological disorders. Developmental milestones, the impact of culture on mental illness, and global health issues are covered as well. Tables and charts present key facts in an easy-to-read format. Key Features: Provides a concise, easy-to-use guide to womenís mental health issues across the life span for new and seasoned nurse practitioners Focuses on stressors unique to women as precursors of mental illness Delivers commonly occurring DSM-IV disorders in women, using a consistent format that includes etiology, assessment, and drug and behavioral therapeutic approaches Discusses preconception and childbearing issues, the impact of violence, female veterans, disabled women, lesbian women, and transgendered women



The Psychiatric Interview

The Psychiatric Interview Author Daniel J. Carlat
ISBN-10 0781751861
Release 2005
Pages 316
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Revised and updated, this practical handbook is a succinct how-to guide to the psychiatric interview. In a conversational style with many clinical vignettes, Dr. Carlat outlines effective techniques for approaching threatening topics, improving patient recall, dealing with challenging patients, obtaining the psychiatric history, and interviewing for diagnosis and treatment. This edition features updated chapters on the major psychiatric disorders, new chapters on the malingering patient and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and new clinical vignettes. Easy-to-photocopy appendices include data forms, patient education handouts, and other frequently referenced information. Pocket cards that accompany the book provide a portable quick-reference to often needed facts.



The Psychiatric Interview Explained

The Psychiatric Interview Explained Author David J. Robinson
ISBN-10 1894328280
Release 2005
Pages 128
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The Psychiatric Interview Explained has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Psychiatric Interview Explained also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Psychiatric Interview Explained book for free.



Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse

Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Author Victoria Mosack
ISBN-10 9781449610937
Release 2010-10-25
Pages 290
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Developed especially for practicing nurses preparing for the certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse provides a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. This book has been organized to give the reviewer test taking strategies and techniques and sample test questions, which are intended to serve as an introduction to the testing arena. In addition, a bibliography is included for those who need a more in depth discussion of the subject matter in each chapter. The Third Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect current guidelines and information from the latest version of the DSM IV-TR. The medications and use of medications has also been updated to reflect proper usage and doses.



Social Work ASWB Clinical Exam Guide Second Edition

Social Work ASWB Clinical Exam Guide  Second Edition Author Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW
ISBN-10 9780826147141
Release 2017-10-20
Pages 384
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Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. Written by a renowned social work educator, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the 2018 ASWB® Clinical licensure exam on the first attempt! Written by a renowned social work educator rather than an unknown at a test preparation company, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the 2018 ASWB® Clinical licensure exam! Reviewers applaud the book’s unique test-taking tips and strategies which are based on the author’s extensive knowledge of the exam. A thorough review of the four content areas of the updated 2018 Clinical exam is provided. The 170-question practice test with explanations of the correct answers mirrors the actual exam in length and structure. This invaluable guide has been praised by social workers across the country as essential to passing the ASWB® Clinical Exam on the first attempt! Highlights include: Updated to reflect ASWB’s revised 2018 test blueprint used for test construction. Content available via an app in addition to the print version so test takers can study using multiple mediums. Written by a renowned social work educator who has helped thousands of test takers pass the exam through her invaluable workshops. Provides a thorough content review of the four core areas of the updated 2018 Clinical examination: human development, diversity, and behavior in the environment; assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning; psychotherapy, clinical interventions, and case management; and professional values and ethics. Readers applaud the invaluable tips for how to read the questions, overcome test anxiety, avoid common pitfalls, and assess one’s learning style which help foster exam confidence. Begins with a self-assessment to help identify areas of strength and weakness. A full practice test with 170 questions that mirrors the actual ASWB® Clinical Exam in length, structure, and content, with detailed explanations of the correct answers. Identifies the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities statements (KSAs) for each question so test-takers can easily locate relevant source materials for further study. Questions are distinct from those in the author’s Social Work ASWB® Clinical Practice Test.



Geropsychiatric Nursing

Geropsychiatric Nursing Author Mildred O. Hogstel
ISBN-10 0801678110
Release 1995
Pages 420
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This timely reference provides a comprehensive overview of geropsychiatric nursing focusing on the mental health problems, needs, and special care of clients age 65 and older. While presenting an essential theoretical base, the book also emphasizes wellness and focuses on assessment and intervention strategies needed by nurses who care for older adults with mental disorders in acute care, home, and long-term care settings.



Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Author Elizabeth M. Varcarolis
ISBN-10 9780323415378
Release 2016-07-22
Pages 512
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Get a full understanding of today’s psychiatric nursing practice in less time! Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 3rd Edition offers the perfect balance of essential nursing interventions and clinical content paired with current research and evidence-based practice to fully equip you for today’s field of mental health nursing. This new edition continues to retain the reader-friendly style, emphasis on therapeutic communication, and the nursing process organization that was successful in the previous edition. It also includes additional DSM-5 disorders, illustrations of various neurobiology disorders, a new neurobiology learning tool, and new NCLEX review questions to help you pass your course and thoroughly prepare for the psychiatric nursing section of the NCLEX. REVISED! Examining the Evidence boxes explain the reasoning behind nursing interventions and how research affects everyday practice. UNIQUE! Applying the Art sections in the clinical chapters provide examples of therapeutic and nontherapeutic communication techniques as well as realistic nurse-patient interaction scenarios. Chapter review questions reinforce essential content from the chapter. Critical thinking questions introduce clinical situations in psychiatric nursing. Nursing Interventions tables familiarize readers with interventions for a disorder that they will encounter in clinical practice. Key concepts and terms clarify essential terminology. Vignettes offer succinct, real-life glimpses into clinical practice by describing patients and their psychiatric disorders. Assessment Guidelines familiarize readers with methods of assessing patients. Potential Nursing Diagnosis tables give several possible nursing diagnoses for a particular disorder along with the associated signs and symptoms. DSM-5 diagnostic criteria identifies medical diagnostic criteria for psychiatric disorders for integration into the nursing plan of care. Important contributions from psychiatric mental health nursing pioneers are featured in the opening unit pages. Cultural Considerations sections reinforce the principles of culturally competent care. Key Points to Remember outline the main concepts of each chapter in an easy to comprehend and concise bulleted list. Appendices feature the DSM-5 Classifications and a list of the latest NANDA-I diagnoses for readers’ reference. NEW! DSM-5 content provides the most up to date information on the latest DSM-5 disorders. NEW! Illustrations of various neurobiology disorders give readers a clear picture of how the disorder affects brain function. NEW! Neurobiology teaching tool visually guides readers in learning about various neurobiology disorders and relevant medications and side effects. NEW! NCLEX review questions on the Evolve companion site provide additional practice on the type of psychiatric nursing content found on the latest NCLEX test plan. NEW! Image collection on the Evolve companion site offers a visual supplement to help learn and reinforce concepts.