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TEXT BOOK OF PSYCHOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY FOR NURSES
Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behaviour, of personality and intelligence. It includes study of conscious and unconscious phenomena of mind as well as feeling and thought. Psychology for Nurses is a comprehensive book that is designed for all student nurses who are taking up Diploma and Bachelor in nursing programs as well as for the registered nurses who would like to enrich their practice as nurse practitioners. This book is also aimed to teach the students of Nursing to acquire knowledge and skills in a broader social outlook. It comprehensively covers the basic and introductory concepts of sociology as related to the health care profession and help the students to understand the subject in an easy manner.
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
Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behaviour, of personality and intelligence. The basic concepts of psychology are presented in this book since, it is very important as the author views it, that all nurses must also know and understand the origin and the development of psychology as a science.This book is also aimed to teach the students of Nursing to acquire knowledge and skills in a broader social outlook. It comprehensively covers the basic and introductory concepts of sociology as related to the health care profession and help the students to understand the subject in an easy manner.
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.
Medical-surgical nursing is the nursing care of adult patients whose conditions or disorders are treated medically, pharmacologically, or surgically. It is basically the study of the care and nursing of the sick patients who are ill. Some diseases respond to medical treatment, say cardiac arrhythmias. Some diseases require surgical intervention, say appendicitis, or cholelithiases. General surgery is a huge field and includes many different procedures from thyroidectomies to major bowel surgery.
Gyne surgery is another specialty as is urology. Orthopedic surgery yet another. Medical nursing is not an area to know much about. Illnesses there often involve the heart and lungs, kidney disease, infections but certainly aren’t limited to these. These diseases are most often treated with medications and it can be a real challenge figuring out how to best treat people to maximize recovery with minimal side effects.
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.
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.
The book Food and Nutrition science focuses largely on dietary concerns and health issues surrounding food, eating, and medicine. Those who study nutrition science often become dietitians or nutritionists. Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage the disease.
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.