Created specifically to appeal to students’ preferences and favored for its clear, practical approach and engaging learning features, Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing, 9th Edition, makes the full spectrum of psychiatric nursing easier to understand and equips students with a confident grasp of the skills and concepts essential to their success in clinical practice. This 9th Edition has been extensively revised throughout, reflecting the latest evidence-based perspectives and practices while maintaining a strong foundation in the nursing process. Author Sheila Videbeck’s concise, direct writing style makes challenging content digestible and is complemented by humorous illustrations that keep students engaged and reinforce comprehension. Accompanying study guide questions integrated in each chapter test students’ retention and strengthen their critical thinking capabilities, and a robust suite of learning features hones the clinical judgment essential for a confident transition to practice.
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UNIT 1 Current Theories and Practice Chapter 1. Foundations of Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Chapter 2. Neurobiologic Theories and Psychopharmacology Chapter 3. Psychosocial Theories and Therapy Chapter 4. Treatment Settings and Therapeutic Programs UNIT 2 Building the Nurse–Client Relationship Chapter 5. Therapeutic Relationships Chapter 6. Therapeutic Communication Chapter 7. Client’s Response to Illness Chapter 8. Assessment UNIT 3 Current Social and Emotional Concerns Chapter 9. Legal and Ethical Issues Chapter 10. Grief and Loss Chapter 11. Anger, Hostility, and Aggression Chapter 12. Abuse and Violence UNIT 4 Nursing Practice for Psychiatric Disorders Chapter 13. Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders Chapter 14. Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders Chapter 15. Obsessive–Compulsive and Related Disorders Chapter 16. Schizophrenia Chapter 17. Mood Disorders and Suicide Chapter 18. Personality Disorders Chapter 19. Addiction Chapter 20. Eating Disorders Chapter 21. Somatic Symptom Illnesses Chapter 22. Neurodevelopmental Disorders Chapter 23. Disruptive Behavior Disorders Chapter 24. Cognitive Disorders Answers to Chapter Study Guides Appendix A Disorders of Sleep and Wakefulness Appendix B Sexual Dysfunctions and Gender Dysphoria Appendix C Drug Classification Under the Controlled Substances Act Glossary Index