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MHChapters1to4Student - Adult Health Nursing NUR 2210C...

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1 Adult Health Nursing NUR 2210C MENTAL HEALTH NURSING Carol Griffin, ARNP, MSN Mental Health Chapter 1, page 4 Just what is “mental health?” Mental Illness Page 4
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2 DSM-IV-TR Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Diagnostic criteria for mental disorders –De sc r ip t ion – Diagnosis – Treatment – Research findings Multi-axial system: –Ax i s 1 to Ax i
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Physical Responses to Stress Page 5 “Fight or Flight” Immediate response Sustained response When is it good? When is it bad? Psychological Responses to Stress Page 5 Anxiety –M i ld –Moderate – Severe –Pan ic Grief –Stages –Types – Maladaptive Defense Mechanisms Page 8 Identified by Anna Freud Behaviors used in the face of threat to biologic or psychological
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course NUR 2211 taught by Professor Judithclark during the Fall '11 term at Valencia.

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