Psychiatric Nursing

Psychiatric Nursing is for Licensed Nurses to ask questions about mental/emotional illness and disorders as they relate to patient care. Come here to ask questions about patient behaviors, treatment options, medication, non-medical interventions, and the ways Nurses can help improve the lives of this challenged and challenging population.

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  1. I'm excited!!!!  (new job at old, historic hospital)
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    by NurseCard Aug 19, '04
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    Tweety
  2. Info about acute psych nursing in LA
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    by chloe125 Aug 17, '04
  3. I have a problem with this...
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    by FutureRNMichael Jun 22, '04
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    wonderbee
  4. Need help with young child first visit to psych.
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    by dawngloves Jul 9, '04
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    CharlieRN
  5. metal detector policy
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    by PsychRN13 Jul 28, '04
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    CharlieRN
  6. Electric Shock Therapy
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    by Mazzi Jul 28, '04
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    MHN
  7. psych aide duties
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    by Louisepug Aug 3, '04
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    FutureRNMichael
  8. Psychiatric nursing in other parts of the country
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    by RN2MBA04 Jul 19, '04
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    Sylvia Wallace
  9. Want advice re: specialization, pay, older student/RN & Arizona
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    by jennykate Aug 6, '04
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    finness
  10. Looking for Child/Adolescent Psyche Postion!  Just wanted to share...
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    by NurseCard Jul 30, '04
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    finness
  11. Working with Psych NPs?
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    by zenman Jul 23, '04
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    NurseKratchet
  12. Frustrated and exhausted
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    by shorty0201 Dec 15, '03
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    lsyorke
  13. Another Paxil Question
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    by finness Jul 9, '04
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    finness
  14. considering a career in psychiatric nursing
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    by naomi123456 Jul 23, '04
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    *Bekki*
  15. Do I want to do this?
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    by kato44 Jul 14, '04
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    ahearthealer
  16. HCA's in psyc hospitals??
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    by *Bekki* Jul 18, '04
  17. Job interview soon
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    by Twilight777 Jul 13, '04
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    Twilight777
  18. Psychiatric hospital admission in england
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    by claires Jul 10, '04
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  19. Question about "cutting" i.e. self mutulation.
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    by MrsWampthang Jun 12, '04
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    finness
  20. Okay, who is HAPPY with Psych and why?
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    by normj Jul 4, '04
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    nurse lala
  21. Debate renewed over executing the mentally ill
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    by finness Jul 12, '04
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    finness
  22. Question about animal cruelty
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    by MrsWampthang Jul 6, '04
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    Jay-Jay
  23. Commitment and Imprisonment…Sniff….Please read/help
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    by finness Jun 18, '04
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    finness
  24. A case of ?Borderline Personality Disorder-pl help!!!
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    by sans Jul 5, '04
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    lucianne
  25. Am I being too overcautious???
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    by zumalong Jul 2, '04
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    MyReign1
  26. Attributes of a good psych nurse
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    by Energizer Bunny Jun 5, '04
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    Kiwi
  27. What exactly do psych nurses do?
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    by studentdeb Jul 6, '04
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    nursedarla
  28. LPN's in psych ward
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    by mel82 Jul 5, '04
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    welshborg
  29. Help Needed - Book for teen re. suicide
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    by IMustBeCrazy May 25, '04
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  30. Women's Mental Health
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    by Camillo Jun 2, '03
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    Osorry1
  31. Reccomend Bay Area, CA home visiting psych nurse agency to dispense meds?
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    by exhausted mom Jun 26, '04
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    exhausted mom
  32. Call for more mental health funding
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    by nursebedlam Jun 28, '04
  33. How did you adjust?
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    by FutureRNMichael Jun 28, '04
  34. Mental health and fantasy
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    by susanna Jun 20, '04
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    canoehead
  35. Paxil and Suicide-Confirmed in trials
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    by lsyorke Jun 18, '04
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    lsyorke
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