mental health

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  1. Advanced practice registered nurse - psychiatric mental health (APRN-PMH)
    "A nurse generalist who has obtained additional training to provide care as a clinical nurse specialist with advanced nursing expertise or as a nurse practitioner who diagnoses, prescribes, & treats psychiatric disorders"
  2. basic level registered nurse
    "Any nurse with basic training (diploma, associate degree, baccalaureate degree) in nursing"
  3. clinical epidemiology
    A broad field that addresses what happens after people with illnesses are seen by providers of clinical care
  4. comorbid condition
    A condition that occurs along with another disorder
  5. "diagnostic & statistical manual of mental disorders, fourth edition, text revision (DSM-IV-TR)"
    A classifications of mental disorders the includes descriptions of diagnostic categories.
  6. electronic health care
    The provision of health care through methods which are not face-to face but rather through an electronic medium
  7. epidemiology
    the quantitative study of the distribution of mental disorders in the human populations
  8. evidence-based practice (EBP)
    A method of care that integrates the latest & best available research
  9. incidence
    refers to the number of new cases of mental disorders in a healthy population within a given period of time
  10. mental health
    "A state of well-being in which each individual is able to realize his or her own potential. Cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively & fruitfully, & make a contribution to the community"
  11. mental health continuum
    conceptual line used to represent levels of mental health & mental illness that vary from person to person & vary for a particular person overtime
  12. mental illness
    "A clinically significant behavioral or psychological syndrome marked by the patient's distress, disability, or the risk of suffering disability or loss of freedom"
  13. Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC)
    A listing of research-based nursing intervention labels that provide standardization of expected nursing interventions
  14. Nursing Outcomes Classifications (NOC)
    A classification system which defines & describes patient outcomes to nursing interventions
  15. phenomena of concern
    "The central interests of a particular discipline. In nursing they are commonly considered to be person, health, environment, & nursing"
  16. prevalence
    refers to the total number of cases of a disease within a population at a given time
  17. psychiatric mental health nursing
    this specialty area in nursing & core mental health profession promotes mental health through the nursing process in the treatment of mental health problems & psychiatric disorders
  18. psychiatry's definition of mental health
    "a definition of mental health that evolves over time & is shaped by the prevailing culture & societal values. It reflects changes in culture norms, society's expectations, political climates, & even reimbursement criteria by third-party payers"
  19. registered nurse-psychiatric mental health (RN-PMH)
    "is a nursing gratuate who possesses a diploma, associate dergee, or baccalaurete degree & chooses to work in the specialty of psychiatric mental health nursing"
  20. resilience
    "the ability to adopt & cope which helps people to face tragedies, loss, trauma, & severe stress"
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