Varcarolis, Elizabeth M.

Manual of psychiatric nursing care plans : diagnoses, clinical tools, and psychopharmacology / Elizabeth M. Varcarolis. - 3rd ed. - Philadelphia, Pa. : Saunders Elsevier, c2005. - viii, 816 p. : ill.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 637-646) and index.

Pt. 1. Assessment tools and guidelines for planning psychosocial care. The nursing process and assessment tools -- Maximizing communication skills -- Guidelines for the clinical interview: responsibilities of nurses who counsel clients -- Pt. II. Diagnosis and care planning. Selected disorders of childhood and adolescence -- Anxiety and anxiety disorders -- Depressive disorders -- Bipolar disorders -- Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders -- Personality disorders -- Chemical dependencies -- Eating disorders -- Cognitive disorders: delirium and dementia -- Pt. III. Psychiatric emergencies and forensic issues. Crisis intervention and rehabilitation -- Family violence -- Sexual assault -- Suicide behaviors -- Anger and aggression -- Grieving and dysfunctional grieving -- Pt. IV. Challenging behaviors. Manipulative behaviors -- Nonadherence to medication or treatment -- Pt. V. Psychopharmacology. Major psychotropic interventions and client and family teaching -- Appendixes. References -- NANDA nursing diagnoses 2005-2006 taxonomy II -- DSM-IV-TR classification -- Assessment tools -- Defense mechanisms -- Nursing care in electroconvulsive therapy -- Drug monographs.

This handy pocket guide is designed to assist in the assessment of psychiatric nursing clients, the formulation of nursing diagnoses, and the design of psychiatric nursing care plans. The book contains practical, clinically-oriented information.

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Mental Disorders--nursing--Handbooks.
Nursing Assessment--Handbooks.
Psychiatric Nursing--methods--Handbooks.
Psychiatric nursing--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nursing care plans--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Soins infirmiers en psychiatrie.
Plans de soins.

RC440 / .V374 2006

616.890231

2006 C-828 WY 49 / V289m 2005