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Wolters Kluwer, ANF, Penn Nursing release mobile PTSD toolkit app

January 20, 2016

Wolters Kluwer recently announced the release of a mobile version of the PTSD toolkit from the American Nurses Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

In response to Joining Forces, a nationwide initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, EdD, in 2011, the American Nurses Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing developed the PTSD Toolkit.

Nurses Association pushes legislation addressing increase in mental health patients in ED

December 22, 2015
From 2010 to 2014, the number of patients seeking mental health and substance abuse treatment increased by 24% in Massachusetts emergency departments, according to data…
CNE Article

Public Stigma Toward Mental Illness in Jordan: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Family Members of Individuals With Schizophrenia, Depression, and Anxiety

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, June 2017, Volume 55 Issue 6
Stigma affects family members of individuals with mental illness. A survey of 640 family members of individuals with…
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CNE Article

Integrating Anxiety Reduction into an Existing Self-Management of Auditory Hallucinations Course

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2017, Volume 55 Issue 5
High levels of anxiety were found to interfere with voice hearers' ability to benefit from a 10-Session Behavioral…
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Factors Associated With Psychotropic Medication Use in Individuals in Brazilian Primary Health Care Units: A Descriptive, Cross-Sectional Study

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, March 2017, Volume 55 Issue 3
The current descriptive, cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the rate of psychotropic medication use and its…
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Errata

Errata for “Genetic Testing for Psychopharmacology: Is It Ready for Prime Time?”

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, June 2017, Volume 55 Issue 6
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Psychopharmacology

Medication Safety: What Nurses Should Know About Black Box Warnings

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, June 2017, Volume 55 Issue 6
“Safety first” has always been a nursing priority—just as medication education has been an essential nursing function. Approximately 79 million…

NARSAD Art

“English Garden” by Gustave Alhadeff

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, June 2017, Volume 55 Issue 6
Figure Artwork from National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) Artworks, La Habra, CA Gustave was born in the Belgian…

CNE Article

Public Stigma Toward Mental Illness in Jordan: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Family Members of Individuals With Schizophrenia, Depression, and Anxiety

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, June 2017, Volume 55 Issue 6
Stigma affects family members of individuals with mental illness. A survey of 640 family members of individuals with mental illness was conducted…

Editorial

Becoming a Public Thought Leader in 140 Characters or Less: How Nurses Can Use Social Media as a Platform

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, June 2017, Volume 55 Issue 6
There is no more important time than now for nurses to talk about what we know and care about: health care and science. We have a new president in…

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Perceived Stress in Family Caregivers of Individuals With Mental Illness

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, June 2017, Volume 55 Issue 6
The current study aimed to measure the stress levels of family caregivers of individuals with mental illness and compare their stress levels…

Substance Use & Related Disorders

A Primer on Heroin and Fentanyl

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, June 2017, Volume 55 Issue 6
Heroin and fentanyl use have reached epidemic proportions in the United States and are now blamed for the majority of drug-related overdose deaths…

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Identification and Treatment of Adolescents With Perinatal Anxiety and Depression

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, June 2017, Volume 55 Issue 6
Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMAD) are the most common, yet under-diagnosed and undertreated complication of pregnancy, affecting up to 50%…

Editorial

No MD But Care Is Still Essential: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners Improve Access to Mental Health Services

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2017, Volume 55 Issue 5
You never know where and when you will meet someone who you can inform about the merits, skills, and abilities of psychiatric–mental health…

Psychopharmacology

From Immediate Release to Long Acting Drug Delivery Systems: What Do They Mean and Why Do They Matter?

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2017, Volume 55 Issue 5
Understanding the varied delivery systems of today's medications can not only simplify dosing schedules but also improve medication adherence, reduce…

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