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MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHIATRIC NURSING
Psychiatric mental health nursing is a specialty in nursing. Psychiatric nursing or mental health nursing is the appointed position of a nurse that specializes in mental health and cares for people of all ages experiencing mental illnesses or distress. These include schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders, suicidal thoughts, psychosis, paranoia, and self-harm. Nurses in this area receive specific training in psychological therapies, building a therapeutic alliance, dealing with challenging behavior, and the administration of psychiatric medication.
Health is important for both physical and mental development in which food and nutrition play a very important role. The book contains both the subjects of Food and Nutrition. The content of the book is well organized and to the point. Technical terms in Hindi are written in brackets in English for ease of students. The book also contains detailed knowledge of policies and programmes to improve nutritional status.
Psychology is the science of human behavior and the structure of the mind through the process of learning, thinking, and reasoning. The book ‘Psychology for Nurses’ present the concepts and principles of the nursing course in psychology. How a nurse can bring a positive change in the personality of the patient by understanding psychology.
Midwifery is the health science and health profession that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period (including care of the newborn), in addition to the sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives. … A professional in midwifery is known as a midwife
Child health nursing is designed to help the students to develop and understand the concept of child health, the trends in child care and health problems of children. It will enable the students to meet the needs of the children, in health and sickness.
Community health is a major field of study within the medical and clinical sciences which focuses on the maintenance, protection, and improvement of the health status of population groups and communities. Community health tends to focus on a defined geographical community.
This course book is designed for students to practice community health nursing for the individual, family, and groups at both urban and rural setting by using concept and principles of health and community health nursing.
Anatomy is the study of the structure and relationship between body parts. Physiology is the study of the function of body parts and the body as a whole. Modern medical science is growing day by day. The volume of information available is huge. Detailed knowledge of the normal functions of living providing a firm foundation. Knowledge of the structure becomes an essential base to understand the functions better. Keeping in mind the close connection between the structure and functions we have tried to integrate Anatomy and Physiology in the first part of this book. Medical professionals are faced with challenges of handling infected persons as part of their practice. They face the threat of dealing with infections which do not have a satisfactory cure. We have added a section on Microbiology to give an insight into this important aspect of patient management.
The book is about Psychology which is the scientific study of mind and behavior, of personality and intelligence. It includes the study of conscious and unconscious phenomena of mind as well as feeling and thought. Psychology for Nurses is a comprehensive book.