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Psychiatric Nursing

Collection of topics and study guides for Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing. Check out our reviewers, sample nursing test bank questions and nursing care management for patients with mental health problems, personality disorders, and wellness of the mind.

Personality Disorders Nursing Care Management - FT

Personality Disorders

Personality disorders are diagnosed when personality traits become inflexible and maladaptive and significantly interfere with how a person functions in society or cause the person emotional distress.
Somatoform Disorders Nursing Care Management (FT)

Somatoform Disorders

Somatoform disorders are characterized by physical symptoms suggesting medical disease but without demonstrable organic pathology or a known pathophysiological mechanism to account for them.
Bipolar Disorder Nursing Management and Care Plan - FT

Bipolar Disorder

Learn about the nursing management, assessment, diagnosis, and care planning for bipolar disorder in this study guide. 
Dementia Nursing Care Management and Care Plans

Dementia

Dementia is defined by a loss of previous levels of cognitive, executive, and memory function in a state of full alertness
Delirium Nursing Care Management and Diagnosis

Delirium

Delirium is a disturbance of consciousness and a change in cognition that develop rapidly over a short period.
Major Depression Nursing Care Management

Major Depression

Major depression is classified under mood disorders which are characterized by disturbances in the regulation of mood, behavior, and affect that go beyond the normal fluctuations that most people experience.
Stress and Anxiety Nursing Care Management

Stress and Anxiety

Stress and anxiety are universal feelings and are part of our daily lives.
Schizophrenia Nursing Care and Management

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia refers to a group of severe, disabling psychiatric disorders marked by withdrawal from reality, illogical thinking, possible delusions and hallucinations, and emotional, behavioral, or intellectual disturbance.

Psychological Therapies

Here are the most common psychotherapies being practiced today:

Nursing Care Tips for Psychiatric Disorders in Children

Here are psychiatric disorders in children (autism disorder, ADHD, Rett Syndrome, and more) and how nurses can take care of them:

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