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Wolters Kluwer, ANF, Penn Nursing release mobile PTSD toolkit app

January 20, 2016

Wolters Kluwer recently announced the release of a mobile version of the PTSD toolkit from the American Nurses Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

In response to Joining Forces, a nationwide initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, EdD, in 2011, the American Nurses Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing developed the PTSD Toolkit.

Nurses Association pushes legislation addressing increase in mental health patients in ED

December 22, 2015
From 2010 to 2014, the number of patients seeking mental health and substance abuse treatment increased by 24% in Massachusetts emergency departments, according to data…
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Benefits of Being a Healthy Perfectionist: Examining Profiles in Relation to Nurses' Well-Being

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, April 2017, Volume 55 Issue 4
The aim of the current study was to examine perfectionism in relation to burn-out and depressive symptoms in nurses…
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Mindfulness, Quality of Life, and Severity of Depressive Symptoms Among Patients With Schizophrenia and Patients With Major Depressive Disorder

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2017, Volume 55 Issue 5
The current study used a descriptive correlational design to examine the relationship between mindfulness and quality…
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Enhancing Resilience in Active Duty Military Personnel

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, February 2017, Volume 55 Issue 2
A systematic, evidence-based training program to support active duty military personnel through building unit-level…
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No MD But Care Is Still Essential: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners Improve Access to Mental Health Services

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2017, Volume 55 Issue 5
You never know where and when you will meet someone who you can inform about the merits, skills, and abilities of psychiatric–mental health…

Psychopharmacology

From Immediate Release to Long Acting Drug Delivery Systems: What Do They Mean and Why Do They Matter?

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2017, Volume 55 Issue 5
Understanding the varied delivery systems of today's medications can not only simplify dosing schedules but also improve medication adherence, reduce…

NARSAD Art

“Apples” by Deena Sackman

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2017, Volume 55 Issue 5
Figure Artwork from National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) Artworks, La Habra, CA Deena lives in Seattle…

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Drugs to Treat Anxiety Disorders

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2017, Volume 55 Issue 5
A handy source of up-to-date information on current medications for psychiatric illnesses Table

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Integrating Anxiety Reduction into an Existing Self-Management of Auditory Hallucinations Course

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2017, Volume 55 Issue 5
High levels of anxiety were found to interfere with voice hearers' ability to benefit from a 10-Session Behavioral Management of Auditory…

Youth in Mind

Adolescent Psychosocial Assessment: The HEEADSSS

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2017, Volume 55 Issue 5
Adolescence should be a time of healthy growth and development. Indeed, it is a critical period with significant physical, emotional, and mental…

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The PARENTED Outline for Observing Hospitalized Pediatric Patients and Their Families

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2017, Volume 55 Issue 5
The PARENTED outline (a mnemonic device) and the companion Parenting Landscape handout are proposed tools for clinical use that were developed as an…

CNE Article

Mindfulness, Quality of Life, and Severity of Depressive Symptoms Among Patients With Schizophrenia and Patients With Major Depressive Disorder

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2017, Volume 55 Issue 5
The current study used a descriptive correlational design to examine the relationship between mindfulness and quality of life (QOL) among patients…

Aging Matters

Living with Parkinson's Disease: Staying Determined

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, April 2017, Volume 55 Issue 4
Parkinson's disease is one of the most common chronically disabling disorders of the nervous system. The disorder affects predominately older adults;…

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Drugs to Treat Alzheimer's Disease

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, April 2017, Volume 55 Issue 4
Table A handy source of up-to-date information on current medications for psychiatric illnesses

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