loss that can be recognized by other as well as by the person sustaining the loss, such as loss of limb or a spouse
condition in which a person displays loss and grief behaviors for a loss that has yet to take place
state of grieving or going through the grief process
client centered care
an approach in which clients are viewed as a whole person;it is not merely about delivering services where the client is located. client centered care involves advocacy, empowerment and respecting clients' autonomy voice, self-determination and participation in decision making
the behaviors, thinking and emotional processes that an individual uses to deal with stress and continue to function
an emotional upset, arising from situation, developmetal, biological, psychological, socio-cultural and or spiritual factors.
a process that focuses on resolution of the immediate problem through the use of personal, social and environmental resources. the goal of crisis intervention are rapid resolution of the crisis to prevent further deterioration, to achieve at least a pre-crisis level of functioning, to promote growth and effective problem solving and to reccognize signs to prevent negative outcomes
disturbances in the normally well integrated continum of consciousness, memory, identity and perception.
marked by symptoms or deficits that affect voluntary motor or sensory functions, which suggest another medical condition
abnormal or distorted grief that may be either unresolved or inhibited
the ability of a person to perceive and understand another person's emotions accurately and to communicate the meanings of feelings to the other through verbal and non-verbal behaviors
deliberate febrication of symptoms or self-inflicted injury for the purpose of assuming the sick role and receiving nurturance, comfort and attention. for example, a person may inject a caustic substance under the skin form and absess
emotional response to loss
inacessibility or change in a valued person, object or situation
a conscious process of intentionally producing symptoms for an bovious benefot. for example an employee reports momexistent back pain to get disability insurance.
when testing rules out any organic cause for the pain, and the discomfort leads to significant impairment
loss tangible only to the person sustaining it
an actual event in a person life that triggers a crisis state. it can arise from situation, developmental, socio-cultural, biological, psychological and or spiritual sources
group of disorders characterized by the presence of physical symptoms in the absence of pathology of known pathophysiology
painful umcomfortable feelings an individual experiences
internalized, philosophical thoughts, convictions, assumptions or beliefs (cognitions) that underlie or drive one's behavior or action