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  1. Levels of Anxiety (Moderate + 2)
  2. Dysfunctional
  3. Process of Anxiety
  4. Anxiety interventions (Moderate, +2)
  5. Interpersonal model (Sullivan)
  1. a coping is not successful in resolving problem or anxiety. New problems develop due to the means of behavior
  2. b Intervene to decrease anxiety -ventilation, crying, exercise, relaxation techniques.
    Refocus attention: relate feelings and behaviors to anxiety; then problem solve techniques. May need medication.
  3. c 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.
  4. d Stressor
    Neurochemical Psycologic emotional reactions
    Coping behaviors (Adaptive, Palliative, Maladaptive, Dysfunctional)
  5. e Learned behaviors in life to deal with stress

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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)
  2. Decrease anxiety, use firm simple direction, seclusion, meds.
    Give IM medication; use time-out prn
  3. General adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
    Release of hormones to counter act stress.
    Physical and psychological cause additional stress if the cycle
  4. coping strategies produce long term positive results in dealing with the situation.
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. Levels of Anxiety (Panic + 4)Symptoms of severe anxiety, and inability to function, dread, terror, personality disorganization
    Actual flight or fight
    "Runaway Bride"


  2. Palliativecomfort care, temporarily decreases problem, not solving.


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


  4. Anxiety interventions (Panic, +4)Guide firmly, assume control physically
    Use IM medication, restraints prn


  5. Psychodynamic model (Freud)Need to control anxiety comes from conflicts between id and super ego