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 magazine 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
  • April 2016
  • Volume 54 · Issue 4
Table of Contents
Editorial Free

The HATs We Wear: Literally and Figuratively

Shirley A. Smoyak, RN, PhD, FAAN

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Clip & Save Drug Chart
Youth in Mind

Adolescents Who Self-Injure

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

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Text Messaging for Psychiatric Outpatients: Effect on Help-Seeking and Self-Harming Behaviors

Toyohiko Kodama, RN, MS; Hiroko Syouji, RN, MS; Sachiko Takaki, RN, MS; Hirokazu Fujimoto, RN, MS; Shinichi Ishikawa, MD; Masaaki Fukutake, PhD, MD; Masaru Taira, PhD, MD; Takeshi Hashimoto, PhD, MD

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