Card Set Information
Attitudes related to physical appearance, structure or function
Identification (defense mech)
Unconscious modeling of another person's behavior and assuming that persons qualities, characteristics and actions
Involves the internal sense of individuality, wholeness and consistency of self
How individuals carry out their specific roles
Describe a psychosocial need.
Love and belonging
feelings of hope for the future
mental and emotional security
mental and emotional stimulation
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.
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
Define the components of self-concept.
Identify how each component influences self-concept.
Define stress and identify those stressors that affect each component of self-concept.
Differentiate between fear and anxiety.
: is a nl reaction to a known external source of danger.
: is fear where the source of the danger is unknown, not recognized or inadequate to account for the symptoms.
Describe the characteristics of the different levels of anxiety.
Identify the relationship between stress and anxiety.
Define defense mechanisms and their role in reducing anxiety.
Describe the information obtained when assessing a pt's general appearance and behavior.
Describe the information obtained when assessing a pt's mental, emotional and intellectual function.
Describe cultural assessment of an individuals values, beliefs and practices.
Describe ways the nurse can provide an environment supportive of the pt's self-concept.
List 5 behaviors involved in establishing rapport with a pt.