Beaten Children - page 2

I just need to VENT. I'm new to psych nursing and so far I love it...but I have a question for you experienced psych nurses. I'm on the children's unit, and they come in for all manner of... Read More

  1. by   NPAlby
    Thanks for the compliment! I'm glad to hear your considering talking to someone. It sounds like you need an outlet for all that you've seen and felt recently.
    Like I mentioned before I'm working on my own issues. I think there's a definite personality type that goes into nursing and in particular psych. I came into psych wanting to learn all I could about schizophrenia and anxiety disorders but the real lessons have been about limit setting and how not to be judgemental. Those are skills I've definitely needed practice on and use on an everyday/everywhere basis. Amazing the things we can learn about ourselves from our work. I love psych!!
    Good luck and feel free to vent.