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Psychiatric Nursing

Topics about Psychiatric Nursing which cover care of patients with mental disabilities, mental disorders, personality problems, behavioral problems, and care of the well-minded clients.

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 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:
Featured- Grieving Stages_ Understanding a Patient’s Perspective

Grieving Stages: Understanding a Patient’s Perspective

Following Kubler-Ross’ Stages of Grief, how can nurses be advocates for their patients as they go through these heartbreaking changes in their lives.

5 Communication Techniques for Individuals with Depression

Here are five therapeutic communication techniques nurses should utilize to deliver effective nursing care in working with individuals having depression.
225 Nursing Bullets: Psychiatric Nursing Reviewer

225 Nursing Bullets: Psychiatric Nursing Reviewer

An easy-peasy reviewer about Mental Health Nursing and Psychiatric Nursing.

Defense Mechanisms List

Ego defense mechanisms are methods to attempt protect the self and cope with the basic drives or emotionally painful thoughts, feelings or events.

Electroconvulsive Therapy

Nurses have an important role to deliver when a client is to undergo Electroconvulsive Therapy. Find out what are the responsibilities and activities of the nurse during electroconvulsive therapy.