Diagnostic criteria for Paranoid Personality Disorder
1. Suspects, without sufficient basis, that others are exploiting, harming, or deceiving him.
2. Persistently bears grudges
3. doubts loyalty & trustworthiness of friends
Schizoid Personality Disorder
is characterized primarily by a profound defect in the ability to form personal relationships. Display a lifelong pattern of social withdrawal & discomfort with human interaction is apparent.
Schizotypal Personality Disorder
are aloof & isolated & behave in a bland & apathetic manner. They become lost in personal irrelevancies & in tangential asides that seem vague,digressive,& not pertinent to the topic at hand.
Antisocial Personality Disorder
a pattern of socially irresponsible,exploitative,&guiltless behavior that reflects a disreguard for the rights of others.
Borderline Personality Disorder
pattern of intense and chaotic relationships,with affective instability & fluctuating attitudes toward other people. Are impulsive, directly & indirectly self-destructive & lack a clear sense of identity
Histrionic Personality Disorder
Colorful,dramatic & extroverted behavior in excitable,emotional people.Have difficult maintaing long-lasting relationships,although they require constant affirmation of approval or acceptance from others(demand attn)
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
exaggerated sense of self-worth.They lack empathy & are hypersensitive to the evaluation of others.They believe that they have the inalienable right to receive special consideration & that their desire is sufficient justification for possessing whatever they seek.
Avoidant Personality Disorder
extremely sensitive to rejection & because of this may lead a very socially withdrawn life.Equally common in men & women
Dependent Personality Disorder
pervasive & excessive need to be taken care of that leads to submissive & clinging behavior & fears of separation. More common in women & children
Obssesive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
very serious & formal & have difficulty expressing emotions.They are overly disciplined,perfectionistic,& preoccupied with rules.Inflexible,intense fear of making mistakes.
Passive-Aggresive Personality Disorder
pervasive pattern of negativistic attitudes.Feels cheated & unappreciated.They believe life has been unkind to them,envy & resent others.
an ongoing process that continues for as long as the nurse & client have interactions directed toward change in the client's physical or behavioral responses.
is responsible for negotiating with multiple healthcare providers to obtain a variety of services for the client.
S O A P I E
Functions of a group
Types of Groups
1. Task Groups
2. Teaching Groups
3. Supportive/Therapeutic Groups
4. Self-Help Groups
to accomplish a specific outcome or task.The focus is solving problems & making decisions to achieve this outcome.
teaching participants effective ways of dealing with emotional stress arising from situational or developmental crises.
allowing clients to talk about their fears & relieve feelings of isolation, while receiving comfort and advice from others undergoing similar experiences.
Physical Conditions that Influence Group Dynamics
Phases of Group Development
Phase 1- Initial or Orientation
Phase 2- Middle or Working Phase
Phase 3-Final or Termination
milieu is French for "middle" "environment"The goal is to manipulate the environment so that all aspects of the client's hospital experience are considered "therapeutic"