The Mental Health Worker: Psychiatric Aide, 1st Edition
- Beverly Marshburn, RNC, BS
- ISBN-10: 089262437X | ISBN-13: 9780892624379
- 540 Pages
- © 1999 | Published
- College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $147.75
Aspiring allied healthcare workers will learn the skills necessary to work in an entry-level posistion in a psychiatric or mental welfare setting. The Mental Health Worker: Psychiatric Aide provides information on normal growth and development, general patient care, common psychiatric disorders, developmental disorders, dementias, and a variety of other conditions. Other chapters include chemical dependency, patient rights, developmental anomalies, trust, and communication, and safety in the workplace.
Chapter 1: Mental Health Care: Past and Present. Chapter 2: Normal Growth and Development. Chapter 3: Anxiety. Chapter 4: Trust and Communication. Chapter 5: Safety in the Workplace. Chapter 6: General Patient Care. Chapter 7: Chemical Dependency. Chapter 8: Common Psychiatric Disorders. Chapter 9: Developmental Disorders Affecting Children and Adults. Chapter 10: Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. Chapter 11: Mental Retardation and Other Developmental Anomalies. Chapter 12: Assaultive and Other Unsafe Behaviors. Chapter 13: Documenting Patient Status. Chapter 14: Patients’ Rights.
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