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Promotions- Exam 4 (2) Test

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  1. Levels of Anxiety (Moderate + 2)
  2. Adaptive
  3. Palliative
  4. Anxiety interventions (Severe, +3)
  5. Interpersonal model (Sullivan)
  1. a comfort care, temporarily decreases problem, not solving.
  2. b Slight perspiration, increased pulse, resp. and BP. Muscle tension, urinary frequency, nausea, anorexia, heart pounding, dry mouth, cold and clammy pale skin. Poor comprehension, selective inattentiveness.
  3. c coping strategies produce long term positive results in dealing with the situation.
  4. d Decrease anxiety, use firm simple direction, seclusion, meds.
    Give IM medication; use time-out prn
  5. e Learned behaviors in life to deal with stress

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Stressor
    Neurochemical Psycologic emotional reactions
    Coping behaviors (Adaptive, Palliative, Maladaptive, Dysfunctional)
  2. coping is not successful in resolving problem or anxiety. New problems develop due to the means of behavior
  3. Most symptoms of moderate anxiety intensified. Hyperventilation, dizziness, vomiting, tachycardia, inability to hear or speak, further decreased perception, hallucinations, delusions.
    Prepare for flight or fight, reflexes, extreme muscle tension, pacing,
  4. Guide firmly, assume control physically
    Use IM medication, restraints prn
  5. Intervene to decrease anxiety -ventilation, crying, exercise, relaxation techniques.
    Refocus attention: relate feelings and behaviors to anxiety; then problem solve techniques. May need medication.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Anxiety interventions (Mild, +1)Guide firmly, assume control physically
    Use IM medication, restraints prn


  2. Classification of StressorsInternal - subjective; Fear, pain, self-esteem.
    External- others can view; Illness, injury
    Maturational - an expected part of daily life
    Starting school, leaving home, marriage, birth of a child
    Situational- less predictable, may have warning signs but we fail to notice. (divorce, loss of a job)


  3. Maladaptivecoping strategies provide short term respite from pain or adversity and do not resolve the situation.


  4. AnxietyPeriod of disorganization
    Results from:
    Failure of usual coping mechanisms, Lack of usual resources
    Time: Limited to 4-6 weeks
    Suicide assessment essential


  5. Levels of Anxiety (Panic + 4)Symptoms of severe anxiety, and inability to function, dread, terror, personality disorganization
    Actual flight or fight
    "Runaway Bride"


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