5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Anxiety interventions (Mild, +1)
- a Emotional pain, Apprehension, fearfulness, powerlessness, Warning of perceived threat
Emotional response that triggers relief behaviors
Alert to prepare for self-defense, Occurs in degrees, Contagious, Part of a process
- b Period of disorganization
Failure of usual coping mechanisms, Lack of usual resources
Time: Limited to 4-6 weeks
Suicide assessment essential
- c coping strategies provide short term respite from pain or adversity and do not resolve the situation.
- d coping strategies produce long term positive results in dealing with the situation.
- e Accept anxiety as natural part of daily life.
Problem solve, discuss source of anxiety
Use of adaptive coping mechanisms
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- comfort care, temporarily decreases problem, not solving.
Neurochemical Psycologic emotional reactions
Coping behaviors (Adaptive, Palliative, Maladaptive, Dysfunctional)
- Guide firmly, assume control physically
Use IM medication, restraints prn
- tolerate and may benefit from it.
Becoming highly alert, mild uneasiness, feeling butterflies in stomach.
- Identify for the level of anxiety.
Listen to client and look for body language.
Keep outside stimulation low, when anxiety is high, Provide for privacy.
Acknowledge anxious behavior, If patient is trying to cope, assist them to more effectively.
Maintain accepting and helpful attitude.
5 True/False Questions
Interpersonal model (Sullivan) → General adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
Release of hormones to counter act stress.
Physical and psychological cause additional stress if the cycle
Biologic model (Selye) → Need to control anxiety comes from conflicts between id and super ego
Psychodynamic model (Freud) → Need to control anxiety comes from conflicts between id and super ego
Dysfunctional → comfort care, temporarily decreases problem, not solving.
Anxiety interventions (Moderate, +2) → Intervene to decrease anxiety -ventilation, crying, exercise, relaxation techniques.
Refocus attention: relate feelings and behaviors to anxiety; then problem solve techniques. May need medication.