Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

by Shija K K, Jija D

The book Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing is written with the aim of providing knowledge on psychiatric nursing based on the INC syllabus specified for the diploma nursing students. It will also be useful for the graduate nursing students as well as for the nurses who practice in psychiatric clinical setting. Each chapter is written in short and comprehensible language in order to facilitate the learning process based on nursing process approach and specified the role of nurse in every sphere of care. This textbook has been organized into 17 chapters. It covers an array of topics, including concept of mental health and mental illness, history and development of psychiatric nursing, communication, therapeutic nurse- patient relationship, etiology and symptomatology of mental disorders, various therapeutic modalities, nursing management of psychiatric disorders, community mental health, and psychiatric emergencies.


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