Applied Psychology for Nurses
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Applied Psychology for Nurses

By Mary F. Porter
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Table of Contents
  • Applied Psychology for Nurses
    • FOREWORD
    • CONTENTS
  • Applied Psychology for Nurses
    • CHAPTER I WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY?
    • CHAPTER II CONSCIOUSNESS
      • The Unconscious
        • Consciousness is Complex
        • Consciousness in Sleep
        • Consciousness in Delirium
    • CHAPTER III ORGANS OF CONSCIOUSNESS
      • The Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems in Action
        • The Sympathetic Nervous System
    • CHAPTER IV RELATION OF MIND AND BODY
      • The Cerebrum or Forebrain
    • CHAPTER V THE NORMAL MIND
    • CHAPTER VI THE NORMAL MIND (Continued)
      • Instinct
        • Memory
        • The Place of Emotion
        • The Beginning of Reason
        • Development of Reason and Will
        • Judgment
        • Reaction Proportioned to Stimuli
        • Normal Emotional Reactions
        • The Normal Mind
    • CHAPTER VII PSYCHOLOGY AND HEALTH
      • Necessity of Adaptability
        • The Power of Suggestion
        • One Thought Can Be Replaced by Another
        • Habit is a Conserver of Effort
        • The Saving Power of Will
    • CHAPTER VIII VARIATIONS FROM NORMAL MENTAL PROCESSES
      • Disorders and Perversions
    • CHAPTER IX VARIATIONS FROM NORMAL MENTAL PROCESSES (Continued)
      • FACTORS CAUSING VARIATIONS FROM NORMAL MENTAL PROCESSES
        • Heredity
        • Environment
        • Personal Reactions
    • CHAPTER X ATTENTION THE ROOT OF DISEASE OR HEALTH ATTITUDE
      • The Attention of Interest
        • The Attention of Reason and Will
    • CHAPTER XI GETTING THE PATIENT’S POINT OF VIEW
      • What Determines the Point of View
        • Getting the Other Man’s Point of View
        • The Deluded Patient
        • Nursing the Deluded Patient
        • The Obsessed Patient
        • The Mind a Prey to False Associations
    • CHAPTER XII THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE NURSE
      • Accuracy of Perception
        • Training Perception
        • Association of Ideas
        • Concentration
        • Self-training in Memory
    • CHAPTER XIII THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE NURSE (Continued)
      • Emotional Equilibrium
        • Self-correction
        • Training the Will
    • CHAPTER XIV THE NURSE OF THE FUTURE
      • The Nurse of the Future
    • INDEX
    • A Short History of Nursing From the Earliest Times to the Present Day
    • Some of the Putnam Nursing Books
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