Here's the must-know information LPN/LVN students need to care for patients with mental health disorders where they'll encounter them--in general patient care settings.
An easy-to-read, conversational writing style shows you how to recognize and respond to the most important mental health issues. You'll also explore important communication techniques to use with your patients, ethical and legal issues, and alternative and complementary treatments.
Thoroughly revised and updated, the 4th Edition incorporates the latest theories and treatments in psychiatric nursing, enhanced care plans, and much more
You'll also find coverage of specific nursing interventions and basic psychiatric nursing skills as well as up-to-date information on psychopharmacology, including must-know side effects.
Plus, new, interactive exercises online at DavisPlus help you sharpen your skills