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Mental Health Nursing Australia and New Zealand Edition

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  • Description
    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.
  • Specs
    Edition
    Australia/New Zealand Edition
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781920994204
    Product Format
    PB-Paperback
    Trim Size
    84 x 109
    Pages
    640
    Publication Date
    October 25, 2011
    Weight
    2.65
  • Jennifer Evans EdD, MNSt, BHSc(Nursing)

    Lecturer, School of Nursing (NSW & ACT), Australian Catholic University, North Sydney Campus, Sydney, Australia

    Peter Brown PhD, DNE, MA, BAHons, RN

    Associate Professor, Nursing, Nursing Theme Leader, School of Health, Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment , Charles Darwin University, Casuarina Campus, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

  • Features
    • Clinical Vignettes encourage students to understand the patients viewpoint.
    • 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.
  • Table of contents
    Table of contents.
    Mental Health Nursing.; Jennifer E.; First Edition.
    9781920994204
    UNIT 1 – CURRENT THEORIES AND PRACTICE 1
    Chapter 1 Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing 1
    Mental Health and Mental Illness 2
    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 3
    Historical Perspectives of the Treatment of Mental Illness 4
    Mental Illness in the 21st Century 5
    Mental Health Nursing Practice 8
    Chapter 2 Neurobiological Theories and Psychopharmacology 16
    The Nervous System and How It Works 17
    Brain Imaging Techniques 20
    Neurobiological Causes of Mental Illness 22
    The Nurse’s Role in Research and Education 23
    Psychopharmacology 23
    Cultural Considerations 36
    Chapter 3 Psychosocial Theories and Therapy 41
    Psychosocial Theories 42
    Cultural Considerations 54
    Treatment Modalities 54
    The Nurse and Psychosocial Interventions 58
    Chapter 4 Treatment Settings and Therapeutic Programs 63
    Treatment Settings 64
    Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs 67
    Special Populations of Patients with Mental Illness 69
    Interdisciplinary Team 72
    Primary Mental Healthcare 73
    Psychosocial Nursing in Public Health and Home Care 73
    UNIT 2 – BUILDING THE NURSE-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP 79
    Chapter 5 Therapeutic Relationships 80
    Components of a Therapeutic Relationship 81
    Types of Relationships 86
    Establishing the Therapeutic Relationship 87
    Avoiding Behaviours that Diminish the Therapeutic Relationship 91
    Roles of the Nurse in a Therapeutic Relationship 93
    Chapter 6 Therapeutic Communication 97
    What is Therapeutic Communication? 98
    Verbal Communication Skills 100
    Non-Verbal Communication Skills 106
    Understanding Context 109
    Understanding Spirituality 109
    Cultural Considerations 109
    The Therapeutic Communication Session 110
    Assertive Communication 113
    Community-Based Care 114

    Chapter 7 Patient’s Response to Illness 118
    Individual Factors 119
    Interpersonal Factors 122
    Cultural Factors 123
    Chapter 8 Assessment 137
    Factors Influencing Assessment 138
    How to Conduct the Interview 139
    Content of the Assessment 139
    Assessment of Suicide or Harm toward Others 142
    Data Analysis 146
    UNIT 3 – CURRENT SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL CONCERNS 155
    Chapter 9 Legal and Ethical Issues 156
    Legal Considerations 156
    Ethical Issues 163
    Chapter 10 Anger, Hostility and Aggression 169
    Onset and Clinical Course 170
    Related Disorders 171
    Aetiology 171
    Cultural Considerations 172
    Treatment 172
    Applying the Nursing Process 173
    Workplace Violence 179
    Community-Based Care 179
    Chapter 11 Abuse and Violence 183
    Clinical Picture of Abuse and Violence 184
    Characteristics of Violent Families 184
    Cultural Considerations 185
    Domestic Violence 185
    Child Abuse 189
    Elder Abuse 191
    Rape and Sexual Assault 193
    School Violence 196
    Psychiatric Disorders Related to Abuse and Violence 196
    Application of the Nursing Process 218
    Chapter 12 Grief and Loss 208
    Types of Losses 209
    The Grieving Process 209
    Dimensions of Grieving 212
    Cultural Considerations 214
    Disenfranchised Grief 216
    Complicated Grieving 216
    Application of the Nursing Process 218
    UNIT 4 – NURSING PRACTICE FOR MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS 229
    Chapter 13 Anxiety, Anxiety Disorders and Stress-Related Illness 230
    Anxiety as a Response to Stress 231
    Incidence 236
    Onset and Clinical Course 236
    Related Disorders 236
    Aetiology 236
    Cultural Considerations 238
    Treatment 238
    Older Adults and Anxiety 239
    Community-Based Care 239
    Mental Health Promotion 240
    Panic Disorder 240
    Application of the Nursing Process: Panic Disorder 241
    Phobias 244
    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 246
    Application of the Nursing Process: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 247
    Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) 251
    Post-traumatic Stress Disorder 251
    Acute Stress Disorder 251
    Chapter 14 Schizophrenia 256
    Clinical Course 258
    Related Disorders 259
    Aetiology 259
    Cultural Considerations 261
    Treatment 262
    Application of the Nursing Process 266
    Elder Considerations 280
    Community-Based Care 280
    Mental Health Promotion 280
    Chapter 15 Mood Disorders 286
    Categories of Mood Disorders 287
    Related Disorders 288
    Aetiology 289
    Cultural Considerations 290
    Major Depressive Disorder 290
    Application of the Nursing Process: Depression 296
    Bipolar Disorder 305
    Application of the Nursing Process: Bipolar Disorder 308
    Suicide 314
    Community-Based Care 318
    Mental Health Promotion 319
    Chapter 16 Personality Disorders 325
    Categories of Personality Disorders 326
    Onset of Clinical Course 326
    Aetiology 327
    Cultural Considerations 328
    Treatment 328
    Paranoid Personality Disorder 330
    Schizoid Personality Disorder 331
    Antisocial Personality Disorder 333
    Application of the Nursing Process: Antisocial Personality Disorder 333
    Borderline Personality Disorder 338
    Application of the Nursing Process: Borderline Personality Disorder 338
    Histrionic Personality Disorder 342
    Narcissistic Personality Disorder 343
    Avoidant Personality Disorder 344
    Dependent Personality Disorder 345
    Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder 345
    Depressive Personality Disorder 346
    Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder 347
    Considerations in Relation to Older Adults 348
    Community-Based Care 348
    Mental Health Promotion 348
    Chapter 17 Substance Use 354
    Types of Substance Abuse 355
    Onset and Clinical Course 356
    Related Disorders 356
    Aetiology 356
    Cultural Considerations 357
    Types of Substances and Treatment 358
    Treatment 364
    Application of the Nursing Process 369
    Elder Considerations 374
    Mental Health Promotion 374
    Substance Abuse in Health Professionals 374
    Chapter 18 Eating Disorders 381
    Overview of Eating Disorders 381
    Categories of Eating Disorders and Related Disorders 382
    Aetiology 384
    Cultural Considerations 386
    Anorexia Nervosa 386
    Bulimia 388
    Application of the Nursing Process 389
    Community-Based Care 396
    Mental Health Promotion 396
    Chapter 19 Somatoform Disorders 401
    Overview of Somatoform Disorders 402
    Onset and Clinical Course 403
    Related Disorders 403
    Aetiology 404
    Application of the Nursing Process 410
    Community-Based Care 413
    Mental Health Promotion 413
    Chapter 20 Child and Adolescent Disorders 419
    Autistic Disorder 421
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 423
    Application of the Nursing Process: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
    Disorder 425
    Conduct Disorder 431
    Application of the Nursing Process: Conduct Disorder 433
    Community-Based Care 437
    Mental Health Promotion 437
    Chapter 21 Cognitive Disorders 449
    Delirium 450
    Application of the Nursing Process: Delirium 451
    Community-Based Care 456
    Dementia 456
    Application of the Nursing Process: Dementia 456
    Community-Based Care 468
    Mental Health Promotion 468
    Role of the Caregiver 468
    Related Disorders 469

    UNIT 5 – AUSTRALIAN TRANSCULTURAL MENTAL HEALTH NURSING 475
    Chapter 22 Mental Health Problems of Migrants and Indigenous Peoples 476
    Introduction 476
    Migrant Mental Health 477
    Australian Indigenous Community Mental Health 478
    Culturally Competent Assessment 479
    Summary 481
    Answers to Chapter Study Guides 485
    Appendix A DSM-IV-TR Classification 491
    Appendix B NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnosis 499
    Appendix C Classification of Drugs in Australia 501
    Appendix D Standards of Practice 502
    Glossary of Key Terms 503
    Index 513
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