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ISBN-10 0135028620ISBN-13 9780135028629
ISBN-10 0135146550ISBN-13 9780135146552
Author(s): Karen Lee Fontaine
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2009 Pages: 760

For undergraduate courses in Mental Health Nursing.

Written in a student-friendly style, this comprehensive text, and leading resource in the field of mental health nursing, emphasizes effective communication skills, details cultural considerations, and presents mental health disorders within a systematic organizational framework using the nursing process. It reflects the diversity of its student readers, and the belief that the practice of mental health nursing is in direct response to the social, cultural, environmental, and biological components of mental illness.