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oTalk about personal relationships with the victim.Encourage the familymembers to discuss individual relationships with the lost loved one. Focuson both positive and negative aspects of the relationships. Gradually pointout the irrationality of any idealized concepts of the deceased person. Thefamily must be able to recognize both positive and negative aspects aboutthe person before grief can be resolved.oRecognize differences in styles of grieving.No two people grieve in thesame way. It may appear that some family members are “getting over” thegrief faster than others. All family members must be made to understandthat if this occurs, it is not because those family members “care less”—itis just that they “grieve differently.” Variables that enter into thisphenomenon include individual past experiences, personal relationshipwith the deceased person, and individual temperament and copingabilities.
oAssist with development of adaptive coping strategies.Recognize how thesuicide has caused disorganization in family coping. Reassessinterpersonal relationships in the context of the event. Discuss copingstrategies that have been successful in times of stress in the past, and workto reestablish these strategies within the family. Identify new adaptivecoping strategies that can be incorporated.
Nursing Process: EvaluationThe long-term goals of individual or group psychotherapy for the suicidal client2.Develop and maintain a more positive self-concept3.Learn more effective ways to express feelings to others4.Achieve successful interpersonal relationships5.Feel accepted by others and achieve a sense of belonging6.Evaluation of the suicidal client is an ongoing process accomplished throughcontinuous reassessment of the client, as well as determination of goalachievement. Once the immediate crisis has been resolved, extendedpsychotherapy may be indicated.7.A suicidal person feels worthless and hopeless. These goals serve to instill a senseof self-worth, while offering a measure of hope and a meaning for living.Chapter 25-Depressive Disorders-IntroductionDepression is the oldest and one of the most frequently diagnosed psychiatric illnesses.Transient symptoms are normal, healthy responses to everyday disappointments in life.1.An occasional feeling of sadness or downheartedness is common among healthypeople and considered to be a normal response to everyday disappointments inlife. Pathological depression occurs when adaptation is ineffective and thesymptoms are significant enough to impair functioning.

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