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5 Matching questions

  1. Stages of GAS (General Adaption Syndrome)
  2. Levels of Anxiety (Mild +1)
  3. Biologic model (Selye)
  4. Classification of Stressors
  5. Anxiety interventions (Panic, +4)
  1. a General adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
    Release of hormones to counter act stress.
    Physical and psychological cause additional stress if the cycle
  2. b Guide firmly, assume control physically
    Use IM medication, restraints prn
  3. c Internal - 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)
  4. d tolerate and may benefit from it.
    Becoming highly alert, mild uneasiness, feeling butterflies in stomach.
  5. e Alarm
    Hormones released for energy, Adrenaline, Cortical hormones, Fight or flight response

    Resistance
    If anxiety is resolved hormone levels back to normalContinued anxiety causes body to move to stage of exhaustion. Resources depleted is coping not effective

    Exhaustion- depletion of adrenal hormones, development of ulcers, CVD, depression

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. coping strategies produce long term positive results in dealing with the situation.
  2. Period of disorganization
    Results from:
    Failure of usual coping mechanisms, Lack of usual resources
    Time: Limited to 4-6 weeks
    Suicide assessment essential
  3. Intervene to decrease anxiety -ventilation, crying, exercise, relaxation techniques.
    Refocus attention: relate feelings and behaviors to anxiety; then problem solve techniques. May need medication.
  4. Stressor
    Anxiety
    Neurochemical Psycologic emotional reactions
    Coping behaviors (Adaptive, Palliative, Maladaptive, Dysfunctional)
  5. Decrease anxiety, use firm simple direction, seclusion, meds.
    Give IM medication; use time-out prn

5 True/False questions

  1. Psychodynamic model (Freud)General adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
    Release of hormones to counter act stress.
    Physical and psychological cause additional stress if the cycle

          

  2. Levels of Anxiety (Severe + 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,

          

  3. Interpersonal model (Sullivan)General adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
    Release of hormones to counter act stress.
    Physical and psychological cause additional stress if the cycle

          

  4. Dysfunctionalcoping is not successful in resolving problem or anxiety. New problems develop due to the means of behavior

          

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

          

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