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Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse, Third Edition

Author(s): Victoria Mosack
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763775995
  • Paperback    290 pages      © 2011
Price: International Sales $110.95 US List
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Developed especially for practicing nurses preparing for the certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse provides a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. This book has been organized to give the reviewer test taking strategies and techniques and sample test questions, which are intended to serve as an introduction to the testing arena.  In addition, a bibliography is included for those who need a more in depth discussion of the subject matter in each chapter.

The Third Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect current guidelines and information from the latest version of the DSM IV-TR. The medications and use of medications has also been updated to reflect proper usage and doses.

Acknowledgements  
Preface  
  Chapter  1  Test Taking Strategies
  Chapter  2  The Essentials of Psychiatric Nursing Care
  Chapter  3  Major Theoretical Frameworks for Psychiatric Nursing
  Chapter  4  Mental Disorders Due To Substance Abuse
  Chapter  5  Anxiety & Stress Related Disorders
  Chapter  6  Schizophrenia & Other Psychotic Disorders
  Chapter  7  Mood Disorders
  Chapter  8  Behavioral Syndromes and Disorders of Adult Personality
  Chapter  9  Cognitive Mental Disorders & Geropsychiatric Nursing
  Chapter  10  Behavioral and Emotional Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
  Chapter  11  The Larger Mental Health Environment