Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care, 7th Edition

By Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, APRN and Christina A. Fratena
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  • DSM-5-based psychiatric diagnoses, criteria, and organization help you with accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients.
  • Clinical coverage of major psychiatric disorders simplifies often-complex material to the essentials.
  • Prioritized care plans for psychiatric nursing diagnoses include assessment findings/diagnostic cues, nursing diagnosis, etiology, outcome criteria, and interventions with rationales.
  • Chapters on psychopharmacology provide essential information on drugs such as antipsychotics and antidepressants.
  • Coverage of brain stimulation therapies includes electroconvulsive therapy and vagus nerve stimulation.
  • Assessment guides include tables, charts, and questionnaires to help with patient diagnosis and care.

Get easy-to-use guidelines to psychiatric nursing care in this quick clinical reference! Varcarolis' Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care, 7th Edition provides an interprofessional approach to care based on patient problems and the latest DSM-5 criteria. It helps you plan evidence-based, individualized nursing care for a range of settings including the inpatient unit, home care, or community care. Clear, concise coverage focuses on the nursing process, summarizing topics from disorders and psychiatric crises to psychopharmacology. From noted educators Margaret Jordan Halter and Christina A. Fratena, this manual is a perfect clinical reference companion for creating psychiatric nursing care plans.

ISBN 9780323793056
Author Information By Margaret Jordan Halter, PhD, APRN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron, Ohio; Adjunct Faculty, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio and Christina A. Fratena
Table of Content

Part I Foundations for Psychiatric Nursing Care

  1. The Nursing Process
  2. Therapeutic Relationships
  3. Therapeutic Communication
  4. Part II Nursing Care

  5. Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  6. Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders
  7. Bipolar Disorders
  8. Depressive Disorders
  9. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  10. Trauma-Related Disorders
  11. Eating Disorders
  12. Sleep Disorders
  13. Substance Disorders
  14. Neurocognitive Disorders
  15. Personality Disorders
  16. Part III Psychiatric Crises

  17. Dying, Death, and Grief
  18. Suicide
  19. Crisis Intervention
  20. Anger, Aggression, and Violence
  21. Family Violence
  22. Sexual Violence
  23. Part IV Psychopharmacology

  24. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Medications
  25. Antipsychotics
  26. Mood-Stabilizers
  27. Antidepressants
  28. Antianxiety Medications
  29. Sleep Promoting Medications
  30. Substance Use Disorder Medications
  31. Neurocognitive Medications
  32. Part V Nonpharmacological Approaches

  33. Psychotherapeutic Models
  34. Brain Stimulation Therapies


Appendix A- Mental Status Assessment

Appendix B -Assessment Tools

Appendix C-Development Stages

Appendix E-DSM-5 Medical Diagnoses


発行日 04-03-2022
Pages 524
trim 187 x 111 (4 3/8 x 7 3/8)
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