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 2015
  • Volume 53 · Issue 4
Table of Contents

Do You Know What You Are Drinking?

Shirley A. Smoyak, RN, PhD, FAAN



Product Update

Product Update

Clip & Save Drug Chart

Drugs to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease


Brexpiprazole: Another Multipurpose Antipsychotic Drug?

Robert H. Howland, MD

Youth in Mind

Update on Autism Spectrum Disorder: Vaccines, Genomes, and Social Skills Training

Teena M. McGuinness, PhD, CRNP, FAAN

CNE Article

Suicide Assessment and Action for Women Veterans

Patricia L. Conard, PhD, RN; Myrna L. Armstrong, EdD, RN, FAAN; Cathy Young, DNSc, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN; La Micha Hogan, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

CNE Article

Psychosocial Correlates of Internet Addiction Among Jordanian University Students

Abdulkarim Alzayyat, RN, MSC; Ekhlas Al-Gamal, PhD, RN, MSC; Muayyad M. Ahmad, PhD, RN

CNE Article

Assisting Clients With Disenfranchised Grief: The Role of a Mental Health Nurse

Susan Mortell, DNP, RN, CNL

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz