Basic Concepts of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, 8th by Louise Rebraca Shives

By Louise Rebraca Shives

This can be a center textbook for the LPN and ADN psychiatric-mental well-being direction. This textbook provides succinct, but complete insurance of issues for the fast or built-in psychiatric-mental well-being path. The 8th version has been up-to-date for foreign money and keeps key positive aspects which have been well-received in past variations, in particular self-awareness activates, scientific examples, and routine bins.

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Undergraduate psychiatric nursing education was developed between 1915 and 1935; graduate education in psychiatric nursing evolved between 1936 and 1945. Standards of practice for psychiatric nursing were published in 1982. During the 20th century, practice sites have changed and career opportunities have expanded as nurse practitioners have been credentialed and allowed to participate in the privileging process. Forensic nursing has been described as one of the fastestgrowing nursing specialties of the 21st century.

Displacement Unconscious shifting of feelings such as hostility or anxiety from one idea, person, or object to another Teenaged son slams the door when told he can’t attend a concert. Dissociation Separation and detachment of a strong, emotionally charged conflict from one’s consciousness Male victim of carjacking exhibits symptoms of traumatic amnesia the next day. Identification Unconscious attempt to identify with personality traits or actions of another to preserve one’s self-esteem or to reach a specific goal Teenager dresses, walks, and talks like his favorite basketball player.

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