Due to the rapid evolution of psychiatric nursing knowledge, we encourage psychiatric nursing students and practicing clinicians to subscribe to and read psychiatric nursing literature on a regular basis. Below are some of our favorite journals and websites.
Journal of Psychosocial Nursing: JPN is the most widely read journal in psychiatric nursing today. Sign up for the econtents to be emailed to you today. You will find many clinically relevant topics on a monthly basis. In addition to the timely clinical articles, columns on psychotropic meds, the geropsychiatric and child/adolescent themed sections round out the journal. It's a great value and we suggest that you subscribe.
Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing: If children and adolescents ara primary focus of your practice, consider a subscription to JCAPN. Once again, clinically relevant articles and policy briefs comprise this journal. Sign up for their econtents. JACAPN is published every other month.
Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association JAPNA is the journal published by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, an organization of 8000+ psych nurses seeking to improve the mental health of our nation. The journal is published bimonthly and publishes both clinical and research articles.
Perspectives in Psychiatric Care PPC provides advanced practice nurses with current research, clinical application, and knowledge about psychiatric nursing, prescriptive treatment, and education. The column on the psychobiology of mental health is outstanding.
Current Psychiatry Current Psychiatry is both a website and a journal, providing peer-reviewed, practical advice by leading authorities, emphasizing up-to-date solutions to common clinical problems. Sign up for econtents. Download an interesting podcast from them today.