Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing
This text provides an overview of psychiatric illness and altered mental health, with emphasis on the psychiatric problems commonly seen in patients in nonpsychiatric care settings. It enables the LPN student to learn how to speak with patients, interpret their communication, assess and identify abnormal behaviors, and assist with expected treatment protocols.
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History of Mental Health Nursing
Basics of Communication
Ethics and Law
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abuse adolescent alcohol allow Alzheimer's disease Anorexia Anorexia Nervosa ANSWERS AND RATlONALES Antisocial Personality Disorder anxiety disorders assessment behavior modification BlBLlOGRAPHY blocks to therapeutic Borderline Personality Disorder Bulimia Nervosa CHAPTER child clinic Conversion Disorder crisis CRlTlCAL THlNKlNG EXERClSES defense mechanisms Define delirium dementia Denial depression dissociative disorders doctor drugs eating disorders emotional Encourage feelings hallucinations hospital KEY CONCEPTS KEY TERMS l'll ldentify nursing LEARNlNG OBJECTlVES Lithium LPN/LVN lt is important lt's Manipulation medications Mental Health Nursing mental illness MPD/DlD Multiple Personality Nurse Practice Act nurse's nursing diagnosis nursing intervention Nursing Process Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder P.O. Box patient's concern physical symptoms physician Primary gain RATlONALES FOR TEST relationship SAMPLE QUESTlONS Schizophrenia Shawna side effects situation somatoform disorders stress suicide SUPPORTlVE MATERlALS Susie talk teaching Tell the patient TEST BANK QUESTlONS therapeutic communication therapy treatment Videocassette