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  1. The desire to contribute something valuable to society.
    Altruism
  2. A clinically significant behavioral or psychological syndrome experienced by a person and marked by distress, disability, or the risk of suffering, disability, or loss of freedom.
    Mental illness
  3. The care and rehabilitation of people with identifiable mental illnesses or disorders.
    Psychiatric Nursing
  4. The diagnosis and treatment of human responses to actual or potential mental health problems.
    Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
  5. Anger or negativity a nurse directs toward another nurse.
    Horizontal Violence
  6. Health conditions marked by alterations in thinking, mood, or behavior that cause distress, impair ability to function, or both.
    Mental Disorders
  7. The successful performance of mental function, resulting in productive activities, fulfilling relationships, and the ability to adapt to change and cope with adversity.
    Mental Health
  8. The care of well and at-risk populations to prevent mental illness or provide immediate treatment for those with early signs of a psychiatric disorder.
    Mental Health Nursing
  9. Care provided in a manner acceptable to a client’s cultural background, regardless of whether the health care professional who delivers the care is from the same ethnic or minority group as the client.
    Culturally Competent Care
  10. Unconscious measures that people use to defend their personal stability and protect against anxiety and threat resulting from conflicts between id, ego, and superego.
    Defense Mechanisms
  11. The process by which a response and a stimulus become connected.
    Respondent Conditioning
  12. Feelings and thoughts that a client has toward the nurse, psychiatrist, or other service provider that are rooted in the client’s unconscious or repressed emotions and feelings toward people in his or her past (ex. parents or teachers)
    Transference
  13. Pushed out of consciousness
    Repressed
  14. Removal of an aversive stimulus that results in an increase in behavior or response.
    Negative reinforcement
  15. The addition of something that increases the probability of a behavior or response.
    Positive Reinforcement
  16. A leader who exercises significant authority and control over group members; rarely, if ever, seeks or uses input from the group; and does not encourage participation or interaction from the group.
    Autocratic Leader
  17. A leader who encourages group interaction and participation in group problem-solving and decision-making, values the input and feedback of each group member, seeks spontaneous and honest interaction among group members, creates an atmosphere that rewards members for their contributions, solicits the group’s opinions, and tailors the group’s work to their common goals.
    Democratic Leader
  18. A group with structure and authority, which usually emanates from above; interaction in the group is usually limited.
    Formal group
  19. The development, over time, of a pattern of interaction within a group to which certain behavioral expectations are attached.
    Group Norm
  20. A group that provides much of a person’s education and contributes greatly to his or her cultural values; members do not depend on one another.
    Informal group
  21. A leader who allows group members to operate as they choose.
    Laissez-faire Leader
  22. Successful adjustment
    Adaptation
  23. Relationship between two people.
    Dyad
  24. A specialized type of psychiatric practice aimed at modifying family behavior.
    Family Therapy
  25. An illustration of a family tree that shows genetic connections, family transitions, and health conditions.
    Genogram
  26. Relationships between three people.
    Triad
  27. Admission to a psychiatric hospital that occurs when a client acts in a way that indicates he/she is mentally ill and, as a consequence of the particular illness, is likely to harm self or others. State statues define the exact procedure for the initial evaluation and the possible length of detainment.
    Emergency Admission
  28. Admission to a psychiatric hospital that occurs when a person with mental illness who refuses psychiatric hospitalization or treatment poses a danger to self or others and cannot safely be cared for in a less restrictive setting.
    Involuntary consent
  29. An admission to a psychiatric hospital that occurs (1) through a client’s direct request by coming to the hospital or (2) following evaluation of a client who is determined dangerous to self or others or unable to adequately meet his/her own needs in the community, but is willing to submit to treatment and is competent to do so.
    Voluntary consent

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