CHAPTER 17 ANXIETY DISORDERS

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CHAPTER 17 ANXIETY DISORDERS
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CHAPTER 17 ANXIETY DISORDERS
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  1. An emotional response to anticipation of danger, the source of which is largely unknown or unrecognized.

    1. Panic
    2. Obessions
    3. Anxiety
    4. Flooding
    Anxiety
  2. An external pressure that is brought to bear on the individual.
    Stressor
  3. A normal reaction to a realistic danger or threat to biological integrity or self concept
    Anxiety
  4. Mrs. K witnessed a serious automobile accident 4 weeks ago when she was out driving in her car, and since that time refuses to drive even to the gorcery store. How is anxiety affecting her life?
    The anxiety interferes with social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.
  5. The onset of which is unpredictable and manifested by intense apprehension, fear, or terror, often associated with feelings of impending doom and accompanied by intense physical discomfort.
    Phobia
  6. Acrophobia
    Height
  7. Ailurophobia
    Cats
  8. Algophobia
    Pain
  9. Astraphobia
    Lightning
  10. A marked, persistent and excessive or unreasonable fear in the presence of, or when anticipating an encounter with a specific object or situation.
    Specific Phobia
  11. Chronic, unrealistic, and excessive anxiety and worry are characteristics of what type of anxiety disorder?
    Generalized
  12. Characteristics of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
    Irritability, Muscle Tension, Sleep Disturbance, Being easily fatigued, difficulty concentrating or mind "going blank", irritability, muscle tension
  13. What would be an appropriate nuring intervention for a client with the diagnosis of Powerlessness related to impaired cognition evidence by verbal expressions of no control over life situation?
    Allow client to take as much responsibility as possible for self care practices; include client in setting goals of care
  14. When a client who has a dx of panic axiety related to real or perceived threat to biological integrity or self-concept, what should the nurses primary intervention be?
    Stay with the client and offer reassurance of safety.
  15. The fear of being in places or situations from which escape might be difficult.
    Agoraphobia
  16. An excessive fear of situations in which a person might do something embarrassing or be evaluated negatively by others. The individual has extreme concerns about being exposed to possible scrutiny by others.
    Social Phobia
  17. A marked, persistent, and excessive or unreasonable fear when in the presence of, or when anticipating an encounter with, a specific object or situation.
    Specific phobia

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