Today, mental health nursing skills are essential throughout all nursing settings and areas of clinical practice. The new Fifth Edition of Mental Health Nursing retains the strengths that have made it a leading book and resource. It emphasizes effective communication skills, cultural and age-specific considerations, and presents mental health care in the consistent framework of the nursing process. Completely revised and updated, the new edition features a comprehensive supplemental technology package, a vibrant and colorful new design, and the latest information on crisis intervention, community violence, spectrum disorders, neuropsychiatric problems, community and family health care, and more. FEATURES New Complementary and Alternative Therapies Focused Nursing Assessments that guide readers through specific interviewing questions for all disorders Clinical Interactions with sample nurse-client dialogues FREE Student CD-ROM and Companion Website featuring audio glossary, NCLEX reviews, animations, case studies, care map activities, links, and more. Additional online course management options and supplements are available through your Prentice Hall Sales Representative.Fontaine, Karen Lee is the author of 'Mental Health Nursing', published 2002 under ISBN 9780130979926 and ISBN 0130979929.