Essentials of Psychiatric Nursing, 2nd edition Boyd Luebbert


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Essentials of Psychiatric Nursing, 2nd edition by Boyd Luebbert is a comprehensive guide designed to provide essential knowledge and skills required for psychiatric nursing practice. Whether you are a student or a practicing nurse, this book offers valuable insights, clinical examples, and interactive resources to enhance your understanding and proficiency in caring for patients with mental health disorders.

Key Features of the Book:

  • Unfolding Patient Stories: Immersive clinical scenarios to prepare you for real-life patient interactions.
  • Concept Mastery Alerts: From the Lippincott® PrepU adaptive learning system to clarify challenging concepts.
  • NCLEX Notes: Focus on critical areas for success in the NCLEX® exam.
  • Case Studies: Integration of case studies in disorder chapters for practical application of theoretical knowledge.
  • Emergency Care Alerts: Identify situations requiring immediate or specialized care.
  • Nursing Management of Selected Disorders: Familiarize yourself with common psychiatric disorders.
  • Research for Best Practice: Stay updated with the latest evidence-based interventions.
  • Therapeutic Dialogue Features: Enhance your patient communication skills.
  • Psychoeducation Checklists: Develop effective teaching plans for patients and families.
  • Clinical Vignette Features: Challenge yourself with patient scenario solutions.
  • Drug Profile Boxes: Understand commonly prescribed medications for mental health disorders.
  • Key Diagnostic Characteristics: Quick access to diagnostic criteria, symptoms, and findings based on the DSM-5.

This book also comes with a companion website where you can access Nursing Care Plans based on case scenarios to guide you through patient care planning for specific diagnoses.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. Who can benefit from Essentials of Psychiatric Nursing, 2nd edition?

This book is beneficial for nursing students, practicing nurses, and healthcare professionals working in the field of mental health.

2. Are there interactive resources available along with the book?

Yes, the book offers interactive features such as case studies, clinical vignettes, and drug profiles to enhance learning and understanding.

3. How does this book help in preparing for the NCLEX exam?

The NCLEX Notes provided in the book focus on key areas that are essential for success in the NCLEX exam, helping students prepare effectively.


Essentials of Psychiatric Nursing, 2nd edition by Boyd Luebbert is a valuable resource for individuals looking to enhance their psychiatric nursing knowledge and skills. With its user-friendly approach, clinical insights, and interactive features, this book serves as a comprehensive guide for students and professionals in the field of mental health nursing.

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