Psychology for Nurses

by R Sreevani

This book, Psychology for Nurses, deals with psychology of nursing practice. This third edition is strictly aligned as per the present Indian Nursing Council (INC) syllabus. It has been organized into nine chapters. Chapter 1 deals with the history, origin and scope of psychology and also focuses on methods of psychology. Chapter 2 deals with the features the mind-body relationship, influence of heredity and environment on behavior, role of nervous system in behavior. Chapter 3 incorporates a very detailed description of cognitive processes like attention, perception, learning, memory, thinking, intelligence and aptitude. Chapter 4 covers topics on motivation and emotional processes with a special focus on the related theories. Chapter 5 gives a classic account on theories of personality development and ends with alteration and factors influencing personality. Chapter 6 has been devoted to developmental psychology and psychology of vulnerable individuals. Chapter 7 deals with mental hygiene and mental health and also focuses on preventive mental health strategies, mental health services available in our country. Chapter 8 deals with psychological assessment and tests and role of the nurse. Chapter 9 focuses on types, causes and nursing implications of individual differences. Each chapter is followed by long essay, short essay, short answer and multiple choice questions culled out from the previous examinations. A list of bibliography has been furnished at the end for further reading.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Sreevani R Sri Devaraj Urs College of Nursing, Tamaka, Kolar, Karnataka, India
Sri Devaraj Urs College of Nursing, Tamaka, Kolar, Karnataka
Sri Devaraj Urs College of Nursing Tamaka, Kolar Karnataka, India
Sri Devaraj Urs College of Nursing, Kolar, Karnataka, India
Dharwad Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (DIMHANS), Belgaum Road, Dharwad, Karnataka, India
Dharwad Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (DIMHANS), Dharwad, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9789352701544
Speciality Psychology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18480
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2018
Pages 272
Book Type Textbook

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