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2011-04-09 23:51:28

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  1. Body Image
    Attitudes related to physical appearance, structure or function
  2. Ideal Self
  3. Identification (defense mech)
    Unconscious modeling of another person's behavior and assuming that persons qualities, characteristics and actions
  4. Identity
    Involves the internal sense of individuality, wholeness and consistency of self
  5. Identity Confusion
  6. Role Ambiguity
  7. Role Conflict
  8. Role Overload
  9. Role Performance
    How individuals carry out their specific roles
  10. Role Strain
  11. Self-Esteem
  12. Sick Role
  13. Socialization
  14. Describe a psychosocial need.
    • Love and belonging
    • self-esteem
    • feelings of hope for the future
    • mental and emotional security
    • mental and emotional stimulation
  15. Define self-concept.
    is an individuals knowledge about the self. it is a subjective sense of the self and a complex mixture of the conscious and unconscious thoughts, feelings, attitudes and perceptions.
  16. List sources of self-concept.
    • reactions of others to ones body
    • ongoing perceptions of the reactions of others to the self
    • relationships to self and others
    • spiritual identity
    • personality structure
    • per
  17. Define the components of self-concept.
  18. Identify how each component influences self-concept.
  19. Define stress and identify those stressors that affect each component of self-concept.
  20. Differentiate between fear and anxiety.
    • Fear: is a nl reaction to a known external source of danger.
    • Anxiety: is fear where the source of the danger is unknown, not recognized or inadequate to account for the symptoms.
  21. Describe the characteristics of the different levels of anxiety.
  22. Identify the relationship between stress and anxiety.
  23. Define defense mechanisms and their role in reducing anxiety.
  24. Describe the information obtained when assessing a pt's general appearance and behavior.
  25. Describe the information obtained when assessing a pt's mental, emotional and intellectual function.
  26. Describe cultural assessment of an individuals values, beliefs and practices.
  27. Describe ways the nurse can provide an environment supportive of the pt's self-concept.
  28. List 5 behaviors involved in establishing rapport with a pt.