Mental health nursing : dimensions of praxis / edited by Karen-Leigh Edward ... [et al.] KAREN-LEIGH EDWARD

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Psychiatric nursing - Australia.; Psychiatric nursing - Australasia.; Australia.
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"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 featuresChapter overviewLearning objectivesKey terms (with definitions supplied in the glossary)'Critical Reflection''Case Studies'NEW 'Nursing Care Plans' appear in select chaptersChapter summaryDiscussion questionsFurther Reading and Useful WebsitesNew to this editionKey updatesContent aligns with the DSM-5More content on management and interventionsConsumer Perspectives have been integrated throughout the book.New chaptersChapter 3--Physical and Mental HealthChapter 18--Creative Arts TherapyChapter 21--Prevention and Management of Clients' 'Aggression'Chapter 24--Working with Vulnerable Communities: People from Refugee BackgroundsCompletely revised chaptersChapter 1--A Brief History: Caring for the Mentally Ill in Australia and New Zealand (Aotearoa)Chapter 8--Mood and Anxiety DisordersChapter 10--Therapeutic Engagements: Complexities and Rewards of Nursing Those with Personality DisordersChapter 12--Substance Misuse and Co-morbidity: Prevalence, Treatment and RecoveryChapter 27--Psychopharmacology.
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