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  1. Patty Duke wrote a book about her Bipolar disorder. Other books I've read that I recommend, tho not written by people...
    Mar 26 '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. If you feel you need to see a therapist or psychologist to help you through this difficult time, then do it. It would look...
    Feb 9 '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. With a MASTER's in Psych, you might make HALF a nurses' salary. Agree with the posters above, find a way to get your nursing...
    Feb 4 '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  4. This topic has been covered repeatedly. Suggest you do a search to read info from previous posts. When I worked nights,...
    Jan 30 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Many, many nurses have been fired. Some admit it on applications and in interviews, and some don't. You need to figure out...
    Jan 30 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Doxylamine is an OTC antihistamine that works for me. Try half a tab first. From what I've read, users don't complain about...
    Jan 16 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Since you left your 6-mth rehab job for the med-surg hospital job that didn't work out, this is what I would say in...
    Jan 14 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Most places I've worked, patients could order food/drinks and visitors could bring in food/drinks. Items not consumed at...
    Jan 14 '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. My suggestion - get a new job. Not only is this situation unsafe, but you are also new at nursing which makes it even more...
    Jan 14 '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. It is not unusual for a new nurse to go through a few jobs before staying in a position for a longer period of time, but you...
    Jan 9 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Agree with others, try to get your old job back. Then pursue this with the labor board and tell everyone you know about the...
    Jan 4 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I've learned to do my own investigation, as I've repeatedly found others tell me incorrect data. Psych nursing outside...
    Dec 27 '08
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. I think you need to explore more this hitting the wall stuff and stopping. If you decide you do have a reason to continue...
    Dec 27 '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Hi, I liked being able to see which of my posts were thanked by members, by selecting the Thanked Posts option under My...
    Dec 27 '08
    Forum: How To Use Site
  15. Since you already went to the DON once about her, and she has been at the job longer than you have, I would lay low and hope...
    Dec 26 '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. If you haven't read the previous threads regarding interviewing for psych positions, I suggest you read them. Then let us...
    Dec 25 '08
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. Just a warning that Hollywood does not depict psychiatric disorders accurately.
    Dec 25 '08
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. Call up HR at your former job and ask what they will tell prospective employers. They may only give out dates of employment,...
    Dec 22 '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Sorry for your situation. You did the right thing, so that obviously wasn't a good place to work. Could you possibly...
    Dec 18 '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Family dynamics. Low self-esteem. Feeling different. Being teased/bullied by peers. Lack of support. Lack of resilience...
    Dec 18 '08
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing

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