The book provides a clear and comprehensive discussion of mental disorders and psychiatric nursing. The book discusses all the important areas of psychiatric nursing with clarity. Areas such as major diagnostic classification, communication skills, various types of behaviour problems in psychiatric patients with suggestions of dealing with them, and the common treatment modalities are all very efficiently dealt with. Targeted mainly for BSc Nursing Students, this book has been written keeping in mind the goal of preparing a well-rounded graduate nurse who can apply the knowledge and understanding of human behaviour and psychiatric disorders in the prevention of mental illness, promotion of mental health and care of the mentally ill.

Key Features:-

  • Biological and pharmacological basis to psychiatric nursing has been dealt with in detail
  • Nursing theories applied to psychiatric nursing are highlighted
  • Nursing process applied to most common psychiatric illnesses is incorporated with the nursing care p
  • Currently relevant psychosocial methods of treatment of mentally ill are explained in simple steps"

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PublisherElsevier Science
Publish YearJanuary 2009