Basic Concepts of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing by Louise Rebraca Shives MSN ARNP CNS

By Louise Rebraca Shives MSN ARNP CNS

Now with a thrilling 4-color layout, this center textual content maintains to give succinct assurance of psychiatric-mental healthiness nursing, emphasizing serious ideas within the continuum of care settings, purchaser and kin schooling and scholar self-awareness. This version good points new chapters: “Student concerns and matters” and “Loss, Grief and finish of lifestyles Care.” The 6th version additionally continues renowned beneficial properties from earlier versions together with Self expertise activates whereas including learn bins and pupil worksheets on the finish of every chapter.

A back-of-book CD-ROM comprises NCLEX questions, medical simulations on schizophrenia and melancholy, and monographs on psychotropic medicines. The ancillary package deal contains an Instructor’s source CD-ROM.

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Which of the following nursing functions is different in current psychiatricâ mental health nursing practice when compared with practice from 1915 to 1935? a. Careful client assessment b. Concerns about the effect of environmental conditions c. Focus on understanding the causes of mental illness d. Use of nursing diagnosis View Answer 4. D While careful client assessment, concerns about the effect of environmental conditions, and attempts to understand the causes of mental illness are still key components of current psychiatricâ mental health nursing that have continued from earlier years, nursing diagnoses were not developed until the 1990s.

Improved insight b. Protection of self-esteem c. Reduced anxiety d. Resolution of a mental conflict View Answer 2. A Defense mechanisms are unconscious protective barriers used to manage instinct and affect in stressful situations. They are not used for improved insight. Rather, they help to resolve a mental conflict, reduce anxiety, and protect one's self-esteem. 3. A client talks to the nurse about safe, neutral topics, without revealing feelings or emotions. The nurse determines that the client's motivation for remaining on this superficial level of communication is most likely which of the following?

The nurse's recommendation emphasizes coping mechanisms in adaptation, illustrating which of the following nursing theories? a. Levine b. Henderson c. Peplau d. Roy View Answer 2. D Roy's Adaptation theory focuses on coping mechanisms to adapt to internal and external stimuli. Levine's theory focuses on conservation; Henderson's theory focuses on needs; Peplau's Interpersonal theory focuses on communication and relationships. 3. The nurse uses concepts of several theoretical approaches in the practice of psychiatric nursing.

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