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| Merchant: Wolters Kluwer Health ISBN: 9781608311477
This brand-new video DVD offers nursing students an introduction to psychiatric health history taking and mental status examination, with a focus on effective communication, appropriate techniques, and expected findings. Delivered via thePoint, this 50-minute video is organized into two major segments: approach to the health history interview and how to conduct a comprehensive mental status examination, including tests for appearance, behavior, speech and language, manner, mood, thoughts, and cognitive functions. The video depicts responses from patients that are representative of common psychiatric problems. Cultural, ethnic, and developmental diversity are reflected throughout the cast.