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  1. Crisis
  2. Levels of Anxiety (Severe + 3)
  3. Levels of Anxiety (Moderate + 2)
  4. Biologic model (Selye)
  5. Anxiety
  1. a Period of disorganization
    Results from:
    Failure of usual coping mechanisms, Lack of usual resources
    Time: Limited to 4-6 weeks
    Suicide assessment essential
  2. b 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
  3. c General adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
    Release of hormones to counter act stress.
    Physical and psychological cause additional stress if the cycle
  4. d 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.
  5. e 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,

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Learned behaviors in life to deal with stress
  2. 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)
  3. Symptoms of severe anxiety, and inability to function, dread, terror, personality disorganization
    Actual flight or fight
    "Runaway Bride"
  4. Decrease anxiety, use firm simple direction, seclusion, meds.
    Give IM medication; use time-out prn
  5. Guide firmly, assume control physically
    Use IM medication, restraints prn

5 True/False Questions

  1. Anxiety interventions (Mild, +1)Accept anxiety as natural part of daily life.
    Problem solve, discuss source of anxiety
    Use of adaptive coping mechanisms

          

  2. DysfunctionalEmotional 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

          

  3. Maladaptivecoping strategies produce long term positive results in dealing with the situation.

          

  4. Basic principles in assessing anxiety in patientStressor
    Anxiety
    Neurochemical Psycologic emotional reactions
    Coping behaviors (Adaptive, Palliative, Maladaptive, Dysfunctional)

          

  5. Anxiety interventions (Moderate, +2)Decrease anxiety, use firm simple direction, seclusion, meds.
    Give IM medication; use time-out prn

          

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