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Title:
Psychiatric mental health nursing : concepts of care
Author:
Townsend, Mary C., 1941-
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Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : F.A. Davis, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xxiii, 912 pages ; 29 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780803604834
Format :
Book

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-- Uses the stress-adaptation model as its conceptual framework
-- The latest classification of psychiatric disorders in DSM IV
-- Access to 50 psychotropic drugs with client teaching guidelines on our website
-- Each chapter based on DSM IV diagnoses includes tables with abstracts describing recent research studies pertaining to specific psychiatric diagnoses
-- Within the DSM IV section, each chapter features a table with guidelines for client/family education appropriate to the specific diagnosis
-- Four new chapters: Cognitive Therapy, Complementary Therapies, Psychiatric Home Health Care, and Forensic Nursing
-- Includes critical pathways for working in case management situations
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