Awareness of one's own values and prejudices
an organized system of beliefs that governs their lives
cultural care accommodation/ negotiation
adapting care to be congruent with beliefs and negotiating aspects of care
a personal quality that inspiration, awe, purpose, and meaning in life
cultural care preservation/ maintenance
type of cultural compentency assists the pt to use health practices derived from membership in an ethnic group (holistic)
Duty to warn
When prevention of a foreseeable harm requires the defendant to control the conduct of another person, or to warn of such conduct, the common law imposes liability only if the defendant bears some special relationship to the dangerous person or to the potential victim.
the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental health disorders (DSM-IV)
clinical disorders and conditions (anxiety, depression)
personality disorders & mental retardation
general medical conditions. physical symptoms that affect mood. (e.g. a thyroid condition)
psychological and environmental problems. interpersonal stressors (negative life experience...)
global assessment of function. -self reported. -talk to the patient and ask them how they feel they're doing in the world. (there's a scale and it's numbered.
An environment that provides client the opportunity to interact with staff and other clients. It gives the client the opportunity to practice interpersonal skills, provide feedback to peers about behavior, and work together to develop problem-solving skills.
Mood in the "normal" range, which implies the absence of depressed or elevated mood.
sadness despair and discouragement
state in which an individual shows mild symptoms of mania
a restless, dissatisfied mood
overestimating ones importance
easily annoyed or provoked
loss of interest in usual pleasurable things
a pervasive and sustained emotion
client beginning to experience some of the signs and symptoms of anxiety. irritability, restlessness, this person is still able to concentrate and focus on the task at hand.
a response to feeling discomfort, uncertainty, apprehension, or dread
focused on immediate concern, narrowed perceptual field
perceptual field greatly reduced, need much redirection
awe, dread, terror, blown out of proportion, loss of control, completely distressed
expression of thought and emotion in spoken language is called?
pressure of speech
rapid and difficult to interrupt " mostly seen with psychotic and delusional pts. "
poverty of speech
restriction in the amount of speech; answers range from brief to monosyllabic one-word sentences.
reluctant, lack of readiness ( slowness to respond)
parrot like repetition of overhead words or phrases
a natural state in which the mind and body rests
sleep abnormalities, including difficulty in falling asleep and wakefulness through the night
behavior that expresses a feeling
congruent, fitting life experiences
rapid changing of moods
lack of feeling
severe reduction in the ability to express emotion
not corresponding to; not in accordance with; not reconcilable; not in agreement ex: a persons face says on thing but actions say another
an observable, recordable, and measurable act. movement or repose of a person
an action, verbal or physical conscious or unconscious intent, coping mechanism for dealing with the frustration and anxiety associated with not achieving a desired goal
a complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species and is unlearned.
behavior learned through modeling or random activity " you are what u learn"
body's reaction to the demands made on a person . Adrenaline is released in response to _______
can be defined as the sense of realizing that one is not completely alone in any situation
importing of information
the _________ includes both dictated instruction and direct advice, and refers to the importing of specific educational info plus the sharing of advice and guidance among members
__________in therapy groups benefit member through the act of giving to others
_______involves member relating to one another through the verbal expression of positive and negative feelings "venting"
______is the development of a strong sense of group membership and alliance. This factor is essential in ensuring optimal individuals and group growth
_________includes the gaining of insite, the development of of an understanding of a transference relationship, the experence of correcting emotional thoughts and behaviors and the importance of learning about one self in relation to others
__________refers to the process in which members observe and model their behaviors after one another
the development of socializing techniques
the _______is essential in a group as members are given the opportunity to learn and test new social skills members also receive information about maladaptive social behaviors
The corrective recapitulation of the primary family group
_________allows members in the group to correct some of the perceptions and feelings associated with unsatisfactory experiences they have had with their family
instillation of hope
______ is the first and most important , clients should be encouraged to believe that they can find help and support in the group, and that it is realistic to expect that problems will eventually be resolved
way a person handles the threatening or challenging situations
acute time limited reaction to an overwhelming emotional experence that can result in a state of disequilibrium or imbalance
act of interrupting a persons downward spiral as skillfully and quickly as possible, returning the person to a pre-crisis level of functioning
a type of crisis intervention that is based on certain recognized pattern behavior that are present in most crises EX: Bereavement, disaster, chronic illness
a type of crisis intervention that focuses on the unique needs of the person and the events that cause the crisis
perception of the even
one of the factors for model for crisis intervention is the way a person takes in and uses information from the environment is called
one of the factors for model for crisis intervention is significant others who help a person cope with the stressors of life is known as
one other factor with the model for crisis intervention is the ways that people use to handle stressful situations is know as
the ability to recognize ones own behavior, attitudes, and emotions and biases
the tendency to believe that ones own way of thinking, believing and behaving id superior to that of others
how you would describe yourself us called
a positive state in which one is responsible, displays self-awareness, controls impulses, able to self care, has little worries, and can cope with daily stressors
is an illness or syndrome with psychological or behavioral manifestations and/ or impairment in functioning as a result of a social, psychological, genetic, physical, chemical, or biological disturbance
genetics, nurturing during childhood, life situations, and bio/chemical
what are the factors that influence mental health
_________are protective barriers used to manage instinct and affect in stressful situations, used to reduce anxiety or fear, protect ones self esteem, resolve a mental conflict or protect ones security, can be therapeutic or pathological
initiating or orientation phase of therapeutic communication
building trust and rapport by demonstrating acceptance, establishing a therapeutic enviorment (ensuring safety), establishing a mode of communication that is acceptable to both client and nurse, initiating a contract by establishing a time, place , and duration for each meeting, assessing the clients needs, coping strategies, defense mechanisms, strength and weeknesses
working phase of therapeutic communication
Exploring clients perception of reality and providing constructive feed back, helping clients develop positive coping behaviors, identify available support systems, promoting a positive self concept by focusing on what the client cannot do, encourage verbalization of feelings, promoting client independence by teaching new skills, and developing a realistic plan, and evaluating the result of the plan of care is all in what phase of therapeutic communication?
provides self care and maintain hi or her environment, demonstrate Independence and work interdependently with others, cope positively when expressing feelings, such as anxiety, anger and hostility, and identify the progress the client has made