Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
School Phobia - Didaskaleinophobia

School Phobia – Didaskaleinophobia

Originally posted 2013-07-20 09:26:17. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The school is a place where most of a person’s development is cultured and nourished. It is the place where he meets new people and form friendships enjoys activities, and experiences a life that is different from what he’s used to at home. However, there are...
A revisit to Elisabeth Kübler Ross -Nursing Implications on Loss

A revisit to Elisabeth Kübler Ross -Nursing Implications on Loss

Originally posted 2014-02-11 02:05:51. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLoss is a short word but the depth of impact in a person’s life is too deep to grasp. Dealing with it is just like dealing with uncertainty. As if you are walking in a winding road that would never end. Dealing with things or persons that...
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Nursing Management

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Nursing Management

Originally posted 2012-08-28 04:35:02. Republished by Blog Post Promoter“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance” – Franklin P. Jones This quotation certainly speaks of staying on the line despite frequent punch from one’s limitations. Parents with children diagnosed with ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can absolutely relate...
Post traumatic Stress Disorder Nursing Intervention

Post traumatic Stress Disorder Nursing Intervention

Originally posted 2014-07-25 09:13:46. Republished by Blog Post PromoterPost traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD) is developed by people who suffered crisis which traumatized them. For example, a person who lost his child because of flash floods will find himself agitated at the slightest hint of rain. A soldier who just survived a war will find himself...
Hypochondriasis Disorder

Hypochondriasis Disorder

Originally posted 2015-03-18 10:17:18. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe 5 Specific Somatoform disorders Somatoform disorders are psychiatric illnesses characterized by the presence of physical symptoms suggesting medical condition that cannot be explained by an actual physical disorder. The five specific somatoform disorders are: Somatization disorder. This psychiatric illness is characterized by multiple physical symptoms. It...
Alzheimers Disease -The Nursing Process

Alzheimers Disease -The Nursing Process

Alzheimer’s disease—or senile dementia of the Alzheimer’s type—is a chronic, progressive, irreversible, and degenerative brain/neurologic disorder that begins insidiously accompanied by profound effects on memory, cognition, ability for self-care and disturbances in behavior and affect (Smeltzer & Bare, 2004). Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is ubiquitous to the geriatric stage of the life of man. Patients with...
Anorexia Nervosa - Nursing Considerations

Anorexia Nervosa – Nursing Considerations

According to statistics, Anorexia Nervosa has been affecting 1 out of 100 female teenagers for the past years. It is the most intriguing psychiatric illness compared to other disorders since it is likely linked to TV personalities and some superstar- wanna – bee individuals. Recently, the number of male college students who are diagnosed with...
Dementia Nursing Management

Dementia Nursing Management

Our role in dealing clients with dementia does not differ from our usual routine in the provision of nursing care, except for the fact that we need to value the memories that once have shaped their life. Dementia is a slow, progressive disease which is accompanied by several impairments including the cognitive, behavioural, and psychiatric...
Depression Nursing Interventions

Depression Nursing Interventions

Have you ever felt as if life is unfair? Have you ever been so down that you could not brush away the fears, pains, or worries in your mind like a dragging mystery? If that is, you are not alone. Depression often goes unrecognized by the person, himself and not even his family members or...
Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia is the most common and disabling of the psychotic disorders. Its etiology came from a physiologic malfunctioning of the brain. It affects all races and is common in men than in women as well as those in the lower socioeconomic status. It came from the Greek words, schizo meaning split and phrene meaning...
Phobia Disorders Nursing Management

Phobia Disorders Nursing Management

One of the most intriguing parts in Psychiatric Nursing is phobic disorders. Phobia is defined as a type of irrational fear with things, activity or events. The Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 4th Edition and its Text Revision both standard references for classifying phobic disorders classified it into three types: Classification of Phobic Disorder Social...
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