Chapter 4: The Therapeutic Nurse-Client relationship
The challenge for us is to integrate both biologic and psychosocial concepts while maintaining our
nursing focus on caring. The therapeutic nurse-client relationship provides the opportunity to meet thi
Mental Health Chapter 11- Psychiatric-Mental Health Assessment
The systemic scientific approach known among nurses as the nursing process has evolved as the
cornerstone of clinical practice.
The nursing process begins with assessment, an on-going action,
Chapter 1: Mental health, mental disorder, and psychiatric mental health clients: who are they?
Approaches to understanding people:
History, sociology, anthropology, philosophy, anatomy, physiology, and psychology
Strategies are designed to help yo
Chapter 10: Therapeutic Communication
Role of perception
Perception: experience if sensing, interpreting, comprehending the world in which one lives. It is
highly personal and internal act.
Illusions: the eye and brain are constantly being tricked into se
Know Dissociative, Somatoform and Factitious Disorders, what are the distinguishing symptoms? (Chapter 19)
- the defense mechanism of dissociation, in which the client strips an idea, object, or situation of its emotional signifi
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61 Questions on the Exam
1. Know the stigmas associated with mental illness/ causes of disability? 14-15
One of the negative consequences of being diagnosed with a mental disorder is stigmatization. The stigma of mental