5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Domestic Abuse: Phase 1"Tension Building" (MAN)
- Implementation-Stress (1)
- Depression in Children (Manifestations)
- Cues or Symptoms of Depression
- a Crying, feeling sad, helpless or hopeless
Feeling discouraged or worthless
Loss of interest or pleasure in others or most activities
Fatigue and loss of energy nearly every day
Bad temper, irritable, easily annoyed
Fearful, tense, anxious
Repeated rejection by other children
Drop in school performance
Inability to sit still, fidgeting or pacing
Repeated emotional outbursts, shouting or complaining
Doesn't talk to other children
Repeated physical complaints without medical cause (headaches, stomach aches, aching arm or legs)
Significant increase or decrease in appetite (not due to appropriate dieting)
Change in sleep habits
- b Neurochemical, physical,
- c Excessively high expectation of the partner.
Blames partner for anything that goes wrong.
Does not try to control behaviors
Aware of inappropriate behaviors but does not admit to it.
Verbal and physical abuse increase.
Afraid partner will leave
Frantic and more controlling
- d decrease stress-producing situation.
Reduce frequency of stress inducing situations.
Avoid excessive change.
Manage personal time effectively.
- e Changes in cognitive and mental functioning
Decreased attention span
Slowed speech and thought processes
Impairment in reality
Ambivalent and indecisive behavior
5 Multiple choice questions
- Convey that survivors are not alone; others are willing to help, Convey that survivor has dignity and worth; does not deserve abuse
Acknowledge fears, ambivalence about abuser and leaving, Accept that survivor cannot be pushed to leave abuser, Monitor safety
Provide information about abuse, cycle of violence, abuser accountability
Build self-esteem, confidence, independence, sense of hope
If danger of injury present—advise use of shelter, safe house
If injured—encourage to get medical help
Teach about inevitability of cycle of violence, that no one deserves battering
Provide emergency phone numbers
Encourage and provide information to develop emergency plan
Inform of legal protections
- a behavior or activity to change or manage a situation that the person feels is potentially harmful or dangerous.
Adaptive and recovery of health. Palliative or temporary relief.
- Women 35-44yo, Caucasian/Hispanic, low income, <HS diploma, Urban
- Anxiety, Care giver role strain, Compromised family coping, Ineffective coping, Fear, Chronic pain, Post-trauma syndromes.
- Recognize clues to abuse in assessment
Provide privacy for interview
Convey that others are willing to help
Reiterate survivor did not cause or deserve abuse
Convey survivor has worth, dignity
Acknowledge fear, ambivalence
Do not rush or coerce; support trials of counseling
5 True/False questions
Dysthymic disorder → _______ are disruptive forces, events affect us professionally, Stimulates thinking processes
Can provide stimulation and motivation
Can cause discomfort and retreat
Key Factors in Depression → Appetite disturbance/weight change
Fatigue or loss of energy
Recurrent thoughts of death/suicide
Assessment of Stress and Coping → Identify their point of view of the situation.
Assess safety issues, Coping resources.
Use of pharmaceutical therapies.
Listen for recurrent themes in their conversations
Observe for indicators of stress and nonverbal signs of anxiety, fear, anger, and irritability.
Implementation-Stress (3) → learn skills that reduce physiological response to stress.
Regular exercise, support systems, muscle relaxation, cognitive therapy, assertiveness training, stress management in the workplace.
Antidepressant Therapy Pointers → Accept patient; focus on strengths
Reinforce efforts to make decisions
For severe indecision, nurse makes decision
Never reinforce hallucinations/delusions
Spend time with withdrawn patients
Provide activities designed for success
Medications as prescribed by provider.