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Mental Health Nursing: Dimensions of Praxis 9780195522242

ISBN : 9780195522242
Publisher : OUP Australia and New Zealand
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Edition : 2 Rev ed
Overview Mental Health Nursing: Dimensions of Praxis 2nd Edition shows how to apply assessment processes to treatment practice, work with clients with a range of disorders, and apply nursing intervention strategies in order to achieve best practice outcomes. Starting with the context of mental health, then building through parts focused on the challenges to people's mental health, the praxis of mental health nursing, and what the future holds for mental health nurses, this book prepares student nurses by engaging them and equipping them with the best skills and knowledge for working in mental health. Pedagogical features Chapter overview Learning objectives Key terms (with definitions supplied in the glossary) 'Critical Reflection' 'Case Studies' NEW 'Nursing Care Plans' appear in select chapters Chapter summary Discussion questions Further Reading and Useful Websites New to this editionKey updates Content aligns with the DSM-5 More content on management and interventions Consumer Perspectives have been integrated throughout the book. New chapters Chapter 3-Physical and Mental Health Chapter 18-Creative Arts Therapy Chapter 21-Prevention and Management of Clients' 'Aggression' Chapter 24-Working with Vulnerable Communities: People from Refugee Backgrounds Completely revised chapters Chapter 1-A Brief History: Caring for the Mentally Ill in Australia and New Zealand (Aotearoa) Chapter 8-Mood and Anxiety Disorders Chapter 10-Therapeutic Engagements: Complexities and Rewards of Nursing Those with Personality Disorders Chapter 12-Substance Misuse and Co-morbidity: Prevalence, Treatment and Recovery Chapter 27-Psychopharmacology



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