Nursing Diagnoses in Psychiatric Nursing: Care Plans and Psychotropic Medications

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F.A. Davis Company, 2011 - Medical - 696 pages
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Nursing process -- Disorders usually first diagnosed in infancy, childhood, or adolescence -- Delirium, dementia, and amnestic disorders -- Substance-related disorders -- Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders -- Mood disorders: depression -- Bipolar disorders --- Anxiety disorders -- Somatoform disorders -- Dissociative disorders -- Sexual and gender indentity disorders -- Eating disorders -- Adjustment disorders -- Impulse control disorders -- Psychological factors affecting medical condition -- Personality disorders -- Problems related to abuse or neglect -- Premenstrual dysphoric disorder -- HIV disease -- Homelessness -- Psychiatric home nursing care -- Forensic nursing -- Complementary therapies -- Loss and bereavement -- Antianxiety agents -- Antidepressants -- Mood-stabilizing drugs -- Antipsychotic agents -- Antiparkinsonian agents -- Sedative-hypnotics -- Agents used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder -- Comparison of development theories -- Ego defense mechanisms -- Levels of anxiety -- Stages of grief -- Relationship development and therapeutic communication -- Psychological therapies -- Electroconvulsive therapy -- Medication assessment tool -- The DSM-IV-TR multiaxial evlauation system -- Global assessment of functioning (GAF) scale -- DSM-IT-TR classification: axes I and II categories and codes -- Mental status assessment -- Assigning nursing diagnoses to client behaviors -- Brief mental status evaluation -- US Food and Drug Aministration (FDA) pregnancy categories -- US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) controlled substances schedules -- Abnormal involuntary movement scale (AIMS) -- Drug index -- Nursing diagnoses index.

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I found this book very helpful while developing nursing care plans during my psych rotation. I highly recommend this book for any nursing student as it only deals with psych nursing. Read full review

great pocketguide!

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This is a small book that is easy to take to clinicals with a great reference in the back of mental health drugs. Will use time and time again! Read full review

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