Mental Health

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kaitierowe
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213341
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Mental Health
Updated:
2013-04-14 09:00:24
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Med Surg 56 57
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Med surg mental health chapters
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  1. People with mental illnesses have the impaired ability to
    • think
    • feel
    • make sound judgement
    • adapt
    • cope with reality
    • form strong relationships
  2. Define coping
    the way one adapts psychologically, physically, and behaviorally to a stressor
  3. Nursing assessment
    • appearance and behavior
    • level awareness and reality orientation
    • thinking/content of thought
    • memory
    • Speech/Communication
    • Mood and affect
    • judgement
    • perception
  4. Diagnostic Tests
    • DSM - IV
    • Blood work, CT, MRI, PET
    • psychological tests
  5. Types of ego defense mechanisms
    • denial
    • repression
    • rationalization
    • compensation
    • reaction formation
    • regression
    • projection
    • displacement
    • transference
    • restitution
    • conversion reaction
    • avoidance

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