Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Concepts of Care in by Mary C. Townsend DSN PMHCNS-BC

By Mary C. Townsend DSN PMHCNS-BC

Rely at the distinct voice and devoted imaginative and prescient of Mary C. Townsend to supply the main in actual fact written, complete textual content for psychiatric psychological future health nursing. Its evidence-based, holistic method of nursing perform makes a speciality of either organic and behavioral components.

The eighth version of this renowned textual content supplies much more of what nursing scholars have to meet the demanding situations of health and wellbeing care at the present time. thoroughly revised and up to date all through, it displays the entire new wisdom within the box and the perform of psychological future health nursing this day, together with DSM-5, NANDA-I 2012-2014, and QSEN.

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She attended nursing school to please her parents. During career day, she speaks to prospective students about the excellence of nursing as a career. REGRESSION Retreating in response to stress to an earlier level of development and the comfort measures associated with that level of functioning. When 2-year-old Jay is hospitalized for tonsillitis he will drink only from a bottle, even though his mom states he has been drinking from a cup for 6 months. A woman drinks alcohol every day and cannot stop, failing to acknowledge that she has a problem.

Horwitz (2002) identifies two of these elements as (1) incomprehensibility and (2) cultural relativity. Incomprehensibility relates to the inability of the general population to understand the motivation behind the behavior. When observers are unable to find meaning or comprehensibility in behavior, they are likely to label that behavior as mental illness. Horwitz states, “Observers attribute labels of mental illness when the rules, conventions, and understandings they use to interpret behavior fail to find any intelligible motivation behind an action” (p.

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