Nursing 411 care of patients with anxiety disorders

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SAFETY Model developed S AFETY – System Specific Panic disorder Characterized by recurrent panic attacks, the onset of which are unpredictable and manifested by intense apprehension, fear, or terror, often associated with feelings of impending doom and accompanied by intense physical discomfort Panic disorder with agoraphobia Characterized by same symptoms characteristic of panic disorder In addition, the individual experiences a fear of being in places or situations from which escape might be difficult (or embarrassing) or in which help might not be available in the event that a panic attack should occur
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SAFETY Model developed S AFETY – System Specific Generalized Anxiety Disorder Characterized by chronic, unrealistic, and excessive worry Agoraphobia Without history of panic disorder Social phobia Excessive fear of situations in which a person might do something embarrassing or be evaluated negatively by others
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SAFETY Model developed S AFETY – System Specific Specific phobia Marked persistent and excessive or unreasonable fear when in the presence of or when anticipating an encounter with a specific object or situation Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Recurrent obsessions or compulsions that are severe enough to be time consuming or to cause marked distress or significant impairment PTSD Development of characteristic symptoms following exposure to an extreme traumatic stressor involving a personal threat to physical integrity or to the physical integrity of others
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SAFETY Model developed S AFETY – System Specific Anxiety disorder due to general medical condition Symptoms of this disorder are judged to be the direct physiological consequence of a general medical condition Substance-induced anxiety disorder Prominent anxiety symptoms that are judged to be due to the direct physiological effects of a substance
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SAFETY Model developed S AFETY – System Specific Somatization Disorder Chronic syndrome of multiple somatic symptoms that cannot be explained medically and are associated with psychosocial distress and long- term seeking of assistance from healthcare professionals The disorder is chronic Anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideations are frequently manifested Drug abuse and dependence are common
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SAFETY Model developed S AFETY – System Specific Pain disorder Severe and prolonged pain that causes clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational or other areas of functioning Even when organic pathology is detected, the pain complaint may be evidenced by the correlation of a stressful situation with the onset of symptoms Pain disorder may be maintained by Primary gains: Symptom enables the client to avoid some unpleasant activity.
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course NURS 411 taught by Professor Astle during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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