Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: From Suffering to Hope, 2nd edition

  • Mertie L Potter, 
  • Mary Moller

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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing is the market's most evidence-based survey of whole-patient psychiatric nursing. Modeled for the general RN student, the text will prepare you to provide effective, compassionate care and treatment for patients with mental illness in an acute care setting. Nursing care plans guide you through the development of a care plan based on a nursing diagnosis. Longitudinal case studies take you through the experience of a representative patient seeking treatment for a specific disorder.

The 2nd Edition has the most evidence-based information on the market. It features a new chapter on sociological influences on mental health and new unfolding case studies in many chapters.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136873495

Subject: Mental Health Nursing

Category: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: From Suffering to Hope



  1. Framework of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
  2. Biological Basis for Mental Illness
  3. Psychological Concepts: Theories and Therapies
  4. Sociological Influences
  5. Cultural Awareness
  6. Spiritual Awareness


  1. Stress, Anxiety, and Coping
  2. Self-Reflection and Self-Awareness
  3. The Nurse-Patient Relationship and Therapeutic Communication
  4. The Nursing Process in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
  5. Care Settings
  6. Ethical and Legal Concepts
  7. Management and Leadership


  1. Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
  2. Gender and Sexual Health
  3. Feeding and Eating Disorders
  4. Sleep-Wake Disorders
  5. Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  6. Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders
  7. Somatic Symptom and Dissociative Disorders
  8. Depressive Disorders
  9. Bipolar Disorders
  10. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
  11. Addiction and Substance Use Disorders
  12. Neurocognitive Disorders
  13. Personality Disorders


  1. Integrative and Complementary Health Approaches
  2. Psychopharmacology
  3. Group and Family Therapy
  4. Aggression and Violence
  5. Crisis Intervention
  6. Preventing and Responding to Suicide
  7. Caring for the Patient Who Is Grieving
  8. Issues Related to Aging


  1. Wellness Domains: A Quick Guide for Patients
  2. Timeline of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
  3. Sample Group Patient Teaching Plan


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