This textbook is based on the syllabus for general nursing and midwifery outlined by the Indian Nursing Council and systematically deals with the topics prescribed for the programme. The textbook takes a clinical and practical approach to nursing integrating clinical realities with the theory taught at the schools of nursing and emphasising those duties for which nurses primarily are responsible. Keeping the students in focus it provides a number of tools to facilitate understanding and promoting clinical competence. The book also extensively deals with certain important topics such as Diagnosis Classification of mental disorders Drug therapy Shock therapy Psychotherapy Psychoanalysis Behavior therapy Recreational and social therapy Occupational therapy Rehabilitation Legal aspects in psychiatric nursing Role of nurse in community mental health nursing and observation reporting and recording. The book will be useful to not only the students of general nursing but also those studying in B.Sc. Post-certificate B.Sc. And M.Sc. Courses in psychiatric nursing programs. It will also be helpful to the nursing teachers.

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BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2013