"The book provides a clear and comprehensive discussion of mental disorders and psychiatric nursing. The book discusses all the important areas of psychiatric nursing with clarity. Areas such as major diagnostic classification, communication skills, various types of behaviour problems in psychiatric patients with suggestions of dealing with them, and the common treatment modalities are all very efficiently dealt with.
Targeted mainly for BSc Nursing Students, this book has been written keeping in mind the goal of preparing a well-rounded graduate nurse who can apply the knowledge and understanding of human behaviour and psychiatric disorders in the prevention of mental illness, promotion of mental health and care of the mentally ill."
Key Features * Biological and pharmacological basis to psychiatric nursing has been dealt with in detail * Nursing theories applied to psychiatric nursing are highlighted * Nursing process applied to most common psychiatric illnesses is incorporated with the nursing care plan? * Currently relevant psychosocial methods of treatment of mentally ill are explained in simple steps"
Table of Contents 1. Psychiatry and Psychiatric Nursing: A Historical Overview 2. Mental Health Care in India 3. Mental Health and Mental Illness 4. Anxiety and Mental Health 5. Theoretical Approaches to Mental Illness 6. Symptomatology 7. Common Mental Health Disorders and Classification 8. Biological Basis to Mental Health Disorders 9. Legal Issues in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing
Section II Treatment Modalities in Mental Health Care 10. Psychotropic Drugs and the Nurse 11. Physical Methods of Treatment 12. Psychological Methods of Treatment 13. Crisis Intervention 14. Ayurvedic Treatment in Mental Health Disorders
Section III Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing 15. Psychiatric Nursing: Definition, Philosophy, Principlesand Standards: 16. Nursing Theories applied in Psychiatric Nursing 17. Psychiatric Nursing Interventions 18. Nursing Process in Psychiatric Nursing 19. Interpersonal Relationship in Psychiatric Nursing
Section IV Mental Health Disorders and Related Nursing Process 20. Schizophrenia and Nursing Process 21. Depressive Mood Disorder and Nursing Process 22. Manic Disorder and Nursing Process Elated Behaviour Pattern 23. Obsessive?Complusive Disorder and Nursing Process: Ritualistic Behaviour Pattern 24. Somatic Disorder and Nursing Process Physical Symptom Pattern 25. Socially Aggressive Behaviour Disorder and Nursing Responsibilities 26. Organic Brain Syndrome and Nursing Responsibilities 27. Substance Dependancy Behaviour and Nursing Responsibilities 28. Suicidal Behaviour and Nursing Responsiblities
Section V Mental Health Care in Special Populations 29. Mental Health Care of the Aged Population 30. Mental Health Disorders in Children 31. Nursing Process in Mental Health Disorders of Children
Section VI Community Mental Health and Emergency Ca 32. Community Mental Health 33. Psychiatric First Aid Appendices I. Mental Status Examination II. Psychiatric Glossary III. Diagnostic Criteria for Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR)
Essentials Of Psychiatry And Mental Health Nursing