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  1. Basic principles in assessing anxiety in patient
  2. Stages of GAS (General Adaption Syndrome)
  3. Dysfunctional
  4. Levels of Anxiety (Moderate + 2)
  5. Maladaptive
  1. a 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
  2. b coping strategies provide short term respite from pain or adversity and do not resolve the situation.
  3. c 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.
  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 coping is not successful in resolving problem or anxiety. New problems develop due to the means of behavior

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. General adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
    Release of hormones to counter act stress.
    Physical and psychological cause additional stress if the cycle
  2. 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. Need to control anxiety comes from conflicts between id and super ego
  4. coping strategies produce long term positive results in dealing with the situation.
  5. Accept anxiety as natural part of daily life.
    Problem solve, discuss source of anxiety
    Use of adaptive coping mechanisms

5 True/False questions

  1. Process of AnxietyStressor
    Anxiety
    Neurochemical Psycologic emotional reactions
    Coping behaviors (Adaptive, Palliative, Maladaptive, Dysfunctional)

          

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

          

  4. Classification of Stressorscomfort care, temporarily decreases problem, not solving.

          

  5. CrisisEmotional 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