A Guide to Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing, by R.Sreevani, is a handy reference for students of Psychiatric Nursing. This book has several features to recommend it. The well-being of an individual is usually measured in terms of his/her mental and physical conditions. However, mental disorders often stay concealed as our society doesn�t believe that they are avertable, curable as well as controllable. Lack of knowledge on concepts of mental health as also related ailments, brings about more serious problems. However, largely due to the tremendous transformations that have taken place in the field of nursing, mental health is cared for in the same way as physical health.
For all students undergoing B.Sc Nursing, mental health along with psychiatric nursing remains a fully recognized course of study. Thus, A Guide to Mental Health offers a concise and precise text that covers the whole syllabus of many universities. This book explains the concepts, etiological factors, as also classification of all types of mental disorders. It describes the nursing management of neurotic disorders, functional psychiatric disorders, and all psychoactive substances used, and effectively deals with the practice of therapeutic modality in the field of psychiatry. The responsibility of nurses in administering the many psychotropic drugs to mental patients and the care of patients undergoing ECT has been explained in great detail.
Guide to Mental Health consists of a comprehensive glossary of terms for describing typical mental disorders, as also model questions of previous years, for the convenience of the students.
Other bestsellers from the author are a Guide to Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing 3rd Edition, Mental Health Nursing Practical Record Book 1st Edition. You can shop online for this product. This paperback book is listed with the ISBN-10 number of 8184489447 and an ISBN-13 number of 978-8184489446.