Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Binder Ready: a Clinical Approach

  • ISBN 9780323675581
Binder-Ready Edition: This loose-leaf copy of the full text is a convenient, accessible, and customizable alternative to the bound book. With this binder-ready edition, you can personalize the text to match your unique study needs!

Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 8th Edition is the most comprehensive RN psychiatric nursing text on the market! User-friendly by design, it simplifies the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing with a practical, clinical perspective. Revised with the help of a readability expert, chapters follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples. New to this edition is coverage of neurobiology of the brain throughout the Major Disorders chapters, the latest DSM-5 guidelines, and coverage of trauma, pediatric mental health, major disorders, QSEN competencies, and more!

Mentor-like writing style reinforces important information and help in applying textbook content to the clinical setting, emphasizing key terms and concepts, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews.
Coverage of key topics and emerging nursing trends keep you current with best practices in the field, including an illness prevention approach to psychiatric disorders and an increased focus on genetics and genomics.
Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural considerations in providing competent care to diverse populations in various clinical situations.
Vivid mini-stories prepare you for real-world practice with personal, descriptive characterizations of patients with specific psychiatric disorders.
Clinical chapters follow the six-step nursing process, providing consistent guidelines for comprehensive assessment and intervention.

NEW! Coverage of Neurobiology of the Brain addressed in Major Disorders chapters.
NEW! DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders are fully incorporated in the text, and include updated NANDA content.
NEW! Completely revised content includes chapter on Grief and Evidence-Based Practice boxes.
NEW! Readability improved across entire text to help you understand and retain key information.
NEW! Revised chapter on Grief/Death and Dying gives you all the vital information you need.
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