Mental Health Nursing (5th Edition)

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9780130979926: Mental Health Nursing (5th Edition)

For undergraduate courses in Mental Health Nursing.Written in a student-friendly style, this comprehensive text, and leading resource in the field of mental health nursing, emphasizes effective communication skills, details cultural considerations, and presents mental health disorders within a systematic organizational framework using the nursing process. It reflects the diversity of its student readers, and the belief that the practice of mental health nursing is in direct response to the social, cultural, environmental, and biological components of mental illness.

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Today, mental health nursing skills are essential throughout all nursing settings and areas of clinical practice. The new Fifth Edition of Mental Health Nursing retains the strengths that have made it a leading book and resource. It emphasizes effective communication skills, cultural and age-specific considerations, and presents mental health care in the consistent framework of the nursing process. Completely revised and updated, the new edition features a comprehensive supplemental technology package, a vibrant and colorful new design, and the latest information on crisis intervention, community violence, spectrum disorders, neuropsychiatric problems, community and family health care, and more.

FEATURES
  • New Complementary and Alternative Therapies
  • Focused Nursing Assessments that guide readers through specific interviewing questions for all disorders
  • Clinical Interactions with sample nurse-client dialogues
  • FREE Student CD-ROM and Companion Website featuring audio glossary, NCLEX reviews, animations, case studies, care map activities, links, and more.
  • Additional online course management options and supplements are available through your Prentice Hall Sales Representative.

About the Author:

Karen Lee Fontaine received her bachelor's degree from Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, a nursing degree from Luthern Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, and her master's degree in psychiatric nursing from Rush University, Chicago, Illinois. Karen is currently a Professor of Nursing at Purdue University Calumet, where she has been teaching for 20 years. She is also a certified sex therapist and maintains a private practice counseling individuals and couples.

Karen's publishing awards include the AJN Book of the Year Award 2000 for her text entitled Healing Practices: Alternative Therapies for Nursing, Prentice Hall, and the Annual Nursing Book Review, Sigma Theta Tau 2000 for Mental Health Nursing 4e, Addison Wesley. Karen's distinguishing academic honors include the Luther Christman Excellence in Published Writing Award, Gamma Phi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, in 1997 and Distinguished Lecturer 1994-1995 from Sigma Theta Tau, International.

Karen is a frequent presenter at national and regional seminars covering psychiatric-mental health nursing practice, alternative therapies, sexuality, and sex therapy. She is a member of several professional associations, which include the International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses, the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), and the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. Karen has also served on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy since 2000.

Karen lives on a sand dune in Miller Beach with her soul mate, Al, and their Greater Swiss Mountain dog, Whitney. She has three children, jean-Marc, Simone and Marcel, and three grandchildren, Danielle, Christopher, and Jaycee. Karen enjoys spending time with her family, art, reading, walking on the beach, and throwing "Goddess" parties with her friends.

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