Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach

Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach Author(s): Margaret Jordan Halter

Difference between 7th and 6th editions
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Key differences between 7th and 6th editions

  • Time lapse between current and previous publications: 4 years (2013 vs 2009).
  • Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing was originally written by Elizabeth M. Varcarolis and published in 1988.
  • New DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders are fully incorporated in the text, and include updated NANDA content.
  • New coverage of Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies highlights topics such as safety, communication, and evidence-based practice.
  • Updated the biological basis for understanding psychiatric disorders and treatments in the Chapter 3 "Biological Basis for Understanding Psychiatric Disorders and Treatments".
  • Chapter 16 "Trauma, Stressor-Related, and Dissociative Disorders" discusses how to deal with common reactions the nurse may experience while working with a patient who has suffered trauma.
  • Chapter 19 "Sleep-Wake Disorders" provides new discussions on:
    • Hypersomnolence Disorders
    • Narcolepsy/Hypocretin Deficiency
    • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
    • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
    • Disorders of Arousal
    • Nightmare Disorder
    • Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Substance-Induced Sleep Disorder
  • Separate Chapter 21 on Impulse Control Disorders.
  • New content on child and adolescent psychiatric mental health nursing addresses neurodevelopmental disorders in pediatric patients in the Chapter 11 "Childhood and Neurodevelopmental Disorders".
7th Edition of
Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach
Paperback, 736 pages
ISBN-10: 1455753580
ISBN-13: 9781455753581
Published by: Saunders, September 02, 2013
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6th Edition of
Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach
Hardcover, 864 pages
ISBN-10: 1416066675
ISBN-13: 9781416066675
Published by: Saunders, October 08, 2009
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Text and Virtual Clinical Excursions 3.0 Package
Hardcover, 842 pages
ISBN-10: 1437715257
ISBN-13: 9781437715255
Published by: Saunders, October 15, 2009
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- Text and E-Book Package: A Clinical Approach, 6e
Hardcover, 842 pages
ISBN-10: 1416066500
ISBN-13: 9781416066507
Published by: Saunders, November 03, 2009
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5th Edition of
Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach
Hardcover, 864 pages
ISBN-10: 1416000887
ISBN-13: 9781416000884
Published by: Saunders, October 07, 2006
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