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
  • July 2016
  • Volume 54 · Issue 7
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR): Why Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurses Need to Have AMR in Their Alphabet

Frances Hughes, RN, DNurs, ONZM, FACMHN, FNZCMHN; Shirley A. Smoyak, RN, PhD, FAAN

Letters to the Editor Free
News Free
Product Update Free
Clip & Save: Drug Chart
Aging Matters

Adopting a Clinical Assessment Framework in Older Adult Mental Health

Lillian Hung, MA, RN; Patience Anne Lee, MSW, RSW, BScKin; Andy T. Au-Yeung, MScOT; Irina Kucherova; MaryLou Harrigan, EdD

CNE Article

Psychiatric Inpatient Bedside Handoff: Implementation of a Quality Improvement Project and Nurses' Responses

Sarah E. Givens, BSN, RN-BC; Cathy Skully, MSN, RN-BC; Gail Bromley, PhD, RN

CNE Article

Advocating for the Use of Pharmacogenomics: One Nurse's Story

Elizabeth L. Pestka, MS, APRN, CNS, ANG; Catherine E. Shea, MS, APRN, CNS

CNE Article
CNE Quiz Free