Psych RN Reading List - page 2

Any suggested reading for new/future psych RNs? I'd love to hear about any books or periodicals that may have informed your practice or otherwise contributed to your effectiveness, understanding,... Read More

  1. by   RobinJonesRN
    I found Psychiatric Nursing made Incredible Easy a good overview and directed especially for nurses.
  2. by   PsychGuy
    Immediately these come to mind as they provide a nonclinical perspective of behavior.

    Gift of Fear by Gavin DeBecker

    Dangerous Personalities and What Every BODY is saying by Joe Navarro.

    Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goldman

    Anatomy of an Epidemic by Robert Whitaker

    Anything written by Malcolm Gladwell

    Social Psychology for Dummies by Daniel Richardson

    Left of Bang by Riley and Van Horn.

    The Psychopath Whisperer by Kent Kiehl
  3. by   JustKeepDriving
    Although it's for medical students, I highly recommend First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship. It helped me a lot when I started my first psychiatric nursing job. It goes through the major psychiatric diagnoses and medications.
  4. by   PsychGuy
    Quote from JustKeepDriving
    Although it's for medical students, I highly recommend First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship. It helped me a lot when I started my first psychiatric nursing job. It goes through the major psychiatric diagnoses and medications.
    FirstAidbooksaregreat!IuseFirstAidforneurology.Mys pacebarisn'tworking.
  5. by   heynow1313
    Haha #spacebarproblems

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