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Author Roberts, Dave.

Title Psychosocial nursing care : a guide to nursing the whole person / Dave Roberts.

Imprint Berkshire : Open University Press, 2013.

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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (172 pages)
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Note Print version record.
Contents 1. Mind, Body and Illness: In Search of the Whole Person -- 2. Communication in Nursing -- 3. Psychosocial Nursing Care: Caring for the Whole Person -- 4. Psychosocial Assessment: Understanding the Whole Person -- 5. Psychotherapeutic Approaches in Nursing: New Opportunities for Working with the Whole Person -- 6. Working with the Anxious Person -- 7. Working with the Depressed Person -- 8. Working with the Psychotic Person and with the Seriously Mentally Ill -- 9. Working with People who Present Difficult Behaviours.
Introduction -- 1. Mind, Body and Illness: In Search of the Whole Person -- Introduction -- Mind and body in nursing -- Holism, reductionism -- Integration -- How people react to illness -- Stress, coping and adjustment -- Transition and growth -- Resilience -- Psychopathology and comorbidity -- Medicalization and normalization -- Medically unexplained physical symptoms and somatoform disorders -- Summary -- References -- Further reading -- 2. Communication in Nursing -- Introduction -- What is communication? -- Communication in context -- Creating a positive environment for effective communication -- The patient's contribution to communication -- Non-verbal communication -- Verbal communication -- Giving information -- Dealing with emotional issues -- Telephone and written communication -- Summary -- References -- 3. Psychosocial Nursing Care: Caring for the Whole Person -- Introduction -- Psychosocial nursing care -- Nurse-patient interaction -- Therapeutic relationships in nursing -- Closeness and involvement -- Intimacy and empathy -- Meaning and narrative -- Engagement and emotional work -- Self-awareness and self-management in nursing -- Summary -- References -- Further reading -- 4. Psychosocial Assessment: Understanding the Whole Person -- Introduction -- The purpose of psychosocial assessment -- Narrative as a basis for assessment -- The process of assessment -- Dimensions of assessment -- Physical assessment -- Psychological assessment -- Social identity and relationships -- The family as a unit of assessment -- Spiritual assessment -- Adjustment -- Valuing diversity -- Assessment frameworks and tools -- Care planning -- Summary -- References -- 5. Psychotherapeutic Approaches in Nursing: New Opportunities for Working with the Whole Person -- Introduction -- Counselling and counselling skills -- Motivational interviewing -- Psychodynamic psychotherapy -- Cognitive therapy -- Problem-solving -- Mindfulness -- Psychotherapy -- what is the potential for its use in adult general nursing? -- Summary -- References -- Further reading -- 6. Working with the Anxious Person -- Introduction -- Understanding the nature and experience of anxiety -- Anxiety, stress and trauma -- Links with other physical health problems -- Types of anxiety diagnosis -- Assessment -- Assessment tools -- Anxiety management -- Anxiety and panic first aid -- Anxiety management strategies -- Treatment for anxiety disorders -- Self-help resources -- Summary -- References -- 7. Working with the Depressed Person -- Introduction and learning objectives -- Understanding the nature and experience of depression -- Features of depression -- physical, psychological and social -- Links with other health conditions or problems -- Assessment -- Psychological assessment -- Social assessment -- Assessment for suicide risk -- Assessment tools -- Management of depression -- Psychotherapy for depression -- Medication as treatment for depression -- Self-help resources -- Summary -- References -- 8. Working with the Psychotic Person and with the Seriously Mentally Ill -- Introduction -- What do we mean by psychosis? -- What leads to a person receiving a diagnosis of psychosis? -- Acute psychotic conditions -- Serious mental illness (SMI) -- Physical health effects of SMI -- Social effects of SMI -- The management of SMI -- Assessment of psychosis -- Nursing care of psychotic states -- Confusional states -- Consent and capacity -- Working with mental health services -- Summary -- References -- Further reading/resources -- 9. Working with People who Present Difficult Behaviours -- Introduction -- The 'difficult patient' -- Challenging behaviours -- Violence and aggression -- Self-harm -- Suicide prevention -- Alcohol and drug misuse -- Drug misuse -- Drug misuse -- strategies for management.
Summary "This book aims to give the nurse the theoretical framework and the practical knowledge and skills to deal effectively with the psychosocial aspects of their work"--EBL.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Nursing -- Social aspects -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Holism.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference.
MEDICAL -- Alternative Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Atlases.
MEDICAL -- Essays.
MEDICAL -- Family & General Practice.
MEDICAL -- Holistic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Osteopathy.
Nursing -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01041827
Nursing Care -- psychology.
Nurse-Patient Relations.
Nursing Assessment.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Other Form: Print version: Roberts, Dave. Psychosocial nursing care. [S.l.] : Open University Press, 2013 9780335244140 (OCoLC)828139256
ISBN 9780335244157 (electronic bk.)
0335244157 (electronic bk.)
0335244149
9780335244140

 
    
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