Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services

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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services

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

Journal Impact Factor
2018 Impact Factor 0.689

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

INANE Nursing Journal Hall of Fame

Past Issue
  • January 2020
  • Volume 58 · Issue 1
Guest Editorial
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Benzodiazepines: Why Nurses Must Be Concerned About Their Use

Lois M. Platt, DNP, APRN, LCPC

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 2020;58(1):5-6 https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20191218-02

Thank You to Reviewers

2019 Reviewers

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 2020;58(1):7 https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20191204-01

Clip & Save Drug Chart

New Drugs & Indications for 2019: The Year in Review

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 2020;58(1):9 https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20191202-79

Psychopharmacology

Inflammatory Response and Treatment-Resistant Mental Disorders: Should Immunotherapy Be Added to Pharmacotherapy?

Barbara J. Limandri, PhD, PMHNP, BC

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 2020;58(1):11-16 https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20191218-03

Aging Matters

Suicide in Older Adults

Jeanne M. Sorrell, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 2020;58(1):17-20 https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20191218-04

CNE Article

Little Helpers No More: A Framework for Collaborative Deprescribing of Benzodiazepines in Older Adults

Travis Suss, PharmD, BCGP; Michael Oldani, PhD, MS

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 2020;58(1):23-28 https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20191218-05

Making Alliances With Patients Dependent on Benzodiazepines: A Provider's Experience

Alan Amberg, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 2020;58(1):29-32 https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20191218-06

Let's Talk About Benzodiazepine Use: Inpatient Psychiatric Nurses Initiating the Conversation

Kathleen R. Delaney, PhD, PMHNP, FAAN

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 2020;58(1):33-38 https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20191218-07

An Intervention to Decrease Benzodiazepine Prescribing by Providers in an Urban Clinic

Lois Platt, DNP, APRN, LCPC; Teresa A. Savage, PhD, RN; Nimmi Rajagopal, MD, FAAFP

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 2020;58(1):39-45 https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20191218-08

Commentary
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Psychological Insights Underlying Decreased Benzodiazepine Prescribing

Angela Y. Lee, PhD

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 2020;58(1):50-51 https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20191218-09

NARSAD Artworks
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“Sanibel Seascape With Clouds” by Veronica Benning

Veronica Benning

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 2020;58(1):52 https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20191218-01

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