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Mental Health

Essential resources to begin your research in Nursing are included in this Research Guide.

Online Reference

Standards of Practice

Psychiatric-mental health nursing : scope and standards of practice (O'Neill Stacks RC440 .P7427 2007)

Intellectual and developmental disabilities nursing : scope and standards of practice (O'Neill Reference RC570.2 .A47 2004)

Mental Health Nursing News

These are the newest articles indexed in PubMed that relate to Mental Health Nursing. Click on the title to be taken to the PubMed record for the article, where you can read the abstract and sometimes link to the full text.

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Print Reference Texts in Mental Health

Comprehensive Clinical Psychology 11 volumes (O'Neill Reference. RC 467 .C597 )
Eleven volume comprehensive, encyclopedic coverage of clinical psychology.

Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry (O'Neill Reference. RC 454 .C637 )
Two volume textbook covering all aspects of the practice of psychiatry.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Primary Care Version (O'Neill Reference. RC 455.2 .C4 D542 )
An adaptation of the DSM-IV for those involved in primary care.

Nursing Diagnoses in Psychiatric Nursing: Care Plans and Psychotropic Medications(O'Neill Reference RC 440 .T69 )
Guide to nursing diagnoses, care plans and medications for the psychiatric patient.

Scope and Standards of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Practice (O'Neill Reference. RC 400 .A43 )
Guidelines for the practice of mental health nursing.

Psychosocial Nursing for General Patient Care (O'Neill Reference. RC 440 .G659 )
Discusses psychosocial nursing in the community with consideration of the effects of illness and stress, cultural variations, responses in different age groups, and the adaptation of treatment to home situations, hospital and skilled nursing settings.

Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry (O'Neill Reference RC451.4 .A5 P7743 ) (Table of Contents available online)
Outlines normal and abnormal aging, as well as assessment and diagnosis of organic and affective disorders.

Forensic Nursing

Forensic nursing: a handbook for practice (O'Neill Stacks RA1155 .F63 )

Forensic nursing (O'Neill Stacks RA1155 .L96 )

Forensic nurse : the new role of the nurse in law enforcement (O'Neill Stacks RA1155 .S74 )

Forensic nursing and mental disorder in clinical practice (O'Neill Stacks RA1155 .F67 )