Chapter 3

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Chapter 3
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  1. what are some psychological needs?
    • Social interaction
    • emotions
    • intellect
    • spirituality
  2. caring for the whole body, physical and psychological
    Holistic Care
  3. groups of people with different background and experience
    cultural diversity
  4. prejudice towards older persons/ elderly
    Ageism
  5. what is Apathy?
    lack of intrest
  6. mood swings from depressive to activity
    Bipolar Disorder
  7. uneasiness, fear about situations or conditions
    Anxiety
  8. intense form of Anxiety
    Phobia
  9. What is claustrophobia?
    fear of tight spaces
  10. a mental illness including obsessive behaviors and thoughts
    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  11. a brain disorder affecting the ability to think and communicate clearly
    Schizophrenia
  12. false or distorted sensory perceptions
    Hallucinations
  13. treating mental illness that involves talking about problems
    Psychotherapy
  14. disease/condition that eventually causes death
    Terminal Illness
  15. deep distress, or emotional sorrow over a loss
    grief
  16. anxiety related disorder caused by traumatic events
    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  17. legal documents allowing people to choose what medical care they want
    Advanced Directives
  18. outlines medical care a person wants if they can't make decisions
    Living Will
  19. signed, dated, witnessed legal document that appoints someone to make medical decisions for you
    Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care
  20. tells medical professionals not to perform CPR on a patient/resident
    Do Not Resuscitate (DNR)
  21. alternating periods of slow irregular respirations and rapid show respirations
    Cheyne-Strokes
  22. care of a body after death
    Post Mortem Care
  23. care in which the goal is to have the resident be comfortable
    Palliative Care
  24. holistic compassionate care given to a dying person
    Hospice Care

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