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All content has been updated to reflect the current state of the discipline of nursing. All psychiatric diagnostic content is reflective of the newly published American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Includes all current nursing diagnoses and six Communication Exercises boxes. New content on factitious disorder, Munchausen syndrome, and hoarding disorder. New chapters on Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders, Military Families, and Recovery Model. Includes updated and new psychotropic drugs. The concepts of holistic nursing and nursing process have been retained in the eight edition. All references have been updated throughout the text. Boxes with definitions of core concepts. Contains comprehensive glossary. Answers to "end-of-chapter review questions" and Communication exercises given in appendices. Educational resource includes multiple choice questions, lecture outlines, learning activities, answers to critical thinking exercises, power point presentation, answers to the homework assignment questions, case studies, etc. Includes additional chapters on Psychopharmacology, Relaxation Therapy, Complementary Therapies, and Forensic Nursing. Must have book for both students and clinicians.

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Author(s)TOWNSEND MARY C
PublisherJPB/FAD
Edition8
ISBN9789351525967
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2014