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 2018
  • Volume 56 · Issue 2
Table of Contents
Editorial Free

Toward Policy: An Interview With Two Jonas Policy Scholars

Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN; Shannon Halloway, PhD, RN; Sarah Oerther, MSN, MEd, RN

Letter to the Editor Free
Clip & Save: Drug Chart

Are You Ready for Change?

Barbara J. Limandri, PhD, PMHNP, BC

Youth in Mind

Unable to Speak: Selective Mutism in Youth

Heather L. Smith-Schrandt, PhD; Erin Ellington, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

CNE Article

Dignity in Older Adults With Schizophrenia Residing in Assisted Living Facilities

Darlene Robison, RN, MN, CPMHN; Gloria McInnis-Perry, PhD, RN, APN, CPMHN; Lori E. Weeks, PhD; Vicki Foley, PhD, RN

CNE Article Supplemental Data

For the Love of the Game: Game- Versus Lecture-Based Learning With Generation Z Patients

Mary A. Adamson, RN-BC, MS, CNS; Hengyi Chen, BA; Russell Kackley, BA; Alicia Micheal, LPC

CNE Article

Emotional and Psychosocial Problems Encountered by Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused

Şerife Tutar Güven, RN; Ayşegül İşler Dalgiç, PhD, RN; Zerrin Erkol, MD

CNE Article

Adolescent Depression in Jordan: Symptoms Profile, Gender Differences, and the Role of Social Context

Latefa Ali Dardas, PhD, PMHN; Susan G. Silva, PhD; Moria J. Smoski, PhD; Devon Noonan, PhD, MPH, FNP-BC; Leigh Ann Simmons, PhD, MFT