A compact presentation of the current state of psychiatry. Whereas the standard terms are still its foundation, many of the definitions and examples have been edited to allow those outside the field to grasp their meanings easily.
Campbell's Psychiatric Dictionary is widely recognized as the definitive dictionary of psychiatry--up-to-date, comprehensive, and authoritative. Distinguished by its clarity and scholarship, it is unique among dictionaries in providing nearly encyclopedic discussions of many of the most important entries.
The Fourth Edition of Stedman's Psychiatry Words contains more than 5,000 new terms, including accurate and current terminology related to tests, disorders, treatments, and drugs; slang terms; and other key terminology in psychiatry and psychology. Particular attention is given to new developments and terminology regarding fear and anxiety associated with bioterrorism and war, child and adolescent issues and treatment, drug and alcohol addiction, and technology-related issues. All terms are fully cross-referenced by first and last word for easy lookup.
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, mental health disorders led to more than 40 million doctor visits and 2 million emergency room visits in 2002. This guide sorts through a maze of professional jargon to provide incisive definitions of theories, syndromes, symptoms, treatments, and contemporary issues.
This student-friendly resource, now in its Eighth Edition, contains 52 nursing care plans that address the most commonly encountered behaviors in psychiatric-mental health nursing. This new edition maintains the strong focus on interdisciplinary care, community resources, communication, and assessment. Plus, updated features include: expanded content on evidence-based outcomes, increased coverage of the grieving process, expanded psychopharmacology content, ANA standards of care, support group information, and screening tools. In addition to these great features, the accompanying CD-ROM and online resource offers printable nursing care plans, customizable assessment tool and psychotropic drug monographs!
Here's the 20th Anniversary Edition of the most complete and easy-to-use resource on how to develop practical, individualized plans of care for psychiatric and mental health patients. It's really 2 books in 1! The first half provides the diagnostic information needed to create a care plan; the second half covers the safe administration of psychotropic medications. And, the concepts can be applied to a variety of healthcare settings...from in-patient hospitalization through the outpatient clinic...to home health and private practice. Completely revised and updated throughout, the 8th Edition reflects all of the new knowledge and new medications in the field, including an expanded section on psychotropic medications that encompasses all of today's new drugs and the 2009-2011 content in the NANDA Nursing Diagnoses: Taxonomy II.
DSM-5 is a classification of mental disorders with related diagnostic criteria. It is a standard reference for clinical practice in the mental health field.
Subject: Psychiatry, Criminology, Nursing, Education, Psychology and more.