Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services


Print ISSN: 0279-3695
Online ISSN: 1938-2413

Psychiatric nursing’s most trusted journal for over 50 years

The Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal for mental health nurses in a variety of community and institutional settings. For more than 50 years, the Journal has provided the most up-to-date, practical information available for today’s psychosocial nurse, including short contributions about psychopharmacology, mental health care of older adults, and child/adolescent disorders and issues. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Monthly feature, “Clip & Save: Drug Chart,” a one-page resource of up-to-date information on current medications for various psychiatric illnesses
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Articles posted online just 2 months after acceptance
• Continuing Nursing Education credits available each month

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • June 2016
  • Volume 54 · Issue 6
Table of Contents
Editorial Free

Do You Coddle or Challenge?

Shirley A. Smoyak, RN, PhD, FAAN

News Free
Product Update Free
Clip & Save Drug Chart
Youth in Mind

Update on Anxiety Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence

Teena M. McGuinness, PhD, CRNP, FAAN; Simone C. Durand, MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC

CNE Article

Heroin Use

Deborah A. Salani, DNP, PMHNP-BC, ARNP, NE-BC; Martin Zdanowicz, PhD, MEd, MA; Laly Joseph, DVM, DNP, MSN, ARNP, ANP, BC

CNE Article

Working With Children in Families With Parental Substance Abuse: Nurses' Experiences and Complexity in Relationships

Rebecca Wallström, RN, BSN; Renée Ståleborg Persson, RN, BSN; Martin Salzmann-Erikson, RN, PhD

CNE Article

Effect of Short-Term Separation on the Behavioral Health of Military Wives

Pedro N. Oblea Jr., PhD, RN; Terry A. Badger, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAPOS, FAAN; Denise L. Hopkins-Chadwick, PhD, RN

CNE Quiz Free