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 peer-reviewed, monthly journal for psychosocial and 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-mental health nurse, including short contributions about psychopharmacology, mental health care of older adults, addictive behaviors and diagnoses, 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

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  • Current Issue
  • February 2017
  • Volume 55 · Issue 2
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Clip & Save Drug Chart

Off-Label Prescribing and Polypharmacy: Minimizing the Risks

Laura G. Leahy, DrNP, APRN, PMH-CNS/FNP, BC

Youth in Mind

Chronic Nail Biting in Youth

Erin Ellington, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

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Innovative Mental Health Clinical Placement: Developing Nurses' Relationship Skills

Dana Perlman, PhD, MEd, BEd; Ellie Taylor, MSc, BPsych(Hons); Lorna Moxham, PhD, MEd, BHSc, RN; Chris Patterson, MN, BN(Hons), RN; Renee Brighton, PhD, MN, BN, RN; Tim Heffernan, BA, GDipEd; Susan Sumskis, PhD, MHN, BN(Hons), RN

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Enhancing Resilience in Active Duty Military Personnel

Sonya Crabtree-Nelson, PhD, LCSW; LCDR Peter DeYoung, NC USN, RN-BC, CEN, MSN

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