Psychology for Nurses

by M Basavanna

This book discusses about the psychology for nurses. Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. It is interesting to know why others behave and think differently and psychology completely unravel the mysteries of the human behaviour. Psychology promises to help you to understand others and yourself. A number of theories, research studies and isolated facts are discussed which provide better understanding of thoughts, feelings and behaviours of others as well own. According to an American psychologist, Ross Stagner, each individual lives in two worlds; an external world and an internal world. A nursing student always be in constant touch with people, mostly people who are suffering from one or the other ailments, so it necessary to understand the psychology of the people. Psychology in relation with sensation, perception, learning, memory, intelligence, motivations, psychological disorders and their treatment etc. is discussed here. In this book every aspect that may be biological as well as psychological is thoroughly. Knowledge of psychology will go a long way in helping you undertake the task of caring for the patient.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Basavanna M Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India
ISBN 9789351525646
Speciality Psychiatric (Mental Health) Nursing
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12408
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 630
Book Type Textbook


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