Synopses & Reviews
The 6th edition of this well-known text presents a further refined evidence-based holistic approach to psychiatric nursing practice, focusing on the impact of both biological and behavioral component of mental illness. The text provides a foundation of psychiatric/mental health knowledge to students in programs that generally devote at least six weeks to the didactic component of the psych course. The book will continue to employ the stress/adaptation model as the conceptual framework along with disorders from the DSM-IV????????????TR. This framework continues to emphasize the multiple causation of mental illness while accepting the increasing biological implications in the cause of certain disorders.
Assure that your students receive the psychiatric mental health knowledge they need with the text that's still the most clearly written and student friendly. They'll master an evidence-based, holistic approach to nursing practice that focuses on both biological and behavioral components. And, they'll find all of the latest research studies, biological theories, and pharmacological data, as well as features designed to make complex concepts easier to grasp.