• Anxiety disorders: People with anxiety disorders respond to certain objects or situations with fear and dread, as well as with physical signs of anxiety or panic, such as a rapid heartbeat and sweating. An anxiety disorder is diagnosed if the person's response is not appropriate for the situation, if the person cannot control the response, or if the anxiety interferes with normal functioning. Anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and specific phobias. • Mood disorders: These disorders, also called affective disorders, involve persistent feelings of sadness or periods of feeling overly happy, or fluctuations from extreme happiness to extreme sadness. The most common mood disorders
Currently, Karen is a 28 year old heterosexual Asian American female. She is married to a 28 year old African American. Along with being married for two years, both individuals are in the educational field, as Karen is an elementary school teacher. As they both share a common love of working with students, Karen is also dedicated and committed to her job. Furthermore, Karen did not mention that she or her husband had any children from their current marriage or from any previous relationships.
- Assess the client’s level of consciousness to determine if the client has full consciousness, lethargy, obtundation, stupor, or is a coma. - Assessment of the client’s characteristics of speech, by focusing on the quantity, rate, volume, articulation of words, and frequency. - I would then assess the client’s mood by asking questions like; how are you feeling today? Or how is your overall mood?
Stress Management: It is how an individual copes with high level of stress and how he manages himself in circumstances which may be akin to stress causing circumstances. Stress management includes coping strategies. Emotional Management: how an individual relates with others, and how he handles his emotions and expresses himself and his feelings before others. Coping Strategies: Coping strategies include various strategies for handling stress causing circumstances.
As earlier mentioned, Lazarus and Folkman’s theory has three main concepts. Stress, cognitive appraisal and coping; on the stress concept, a major underpinning is the impact of stress on an individual which is based more on the individuals’ feeling of vulnerability, threat and ability to deal with the stressful situation or event. Compassion fatigue is a culmination of the effects of continuous and cumulative process that is caused by compassionate care to terminally ill patients and exposure to stress (Coetzee and Klopper, 2010). Utilizing the concept of stress as proposed by Lazarus and Folkman (1984), compassion fatigue nurse victims must make a determination of what should actually amount to
Introduction: Many people have been in situations where they have been sad or depressed, today we can say that depression is an illness or disorder that affects an individuals ' mind and body. Moments of depression can be a normal coping mechanism during life struggles, a normal response to loss, or a damaged self-esteem. When feelings of intense sadness including feelings of helpless, hopeless and worthiness last for a substantial amount of days, it can keep one from functioning normally. Depression may be something more than sadness. It can very well be clinical depression which is a treatable medical condition.
A person who has "good mental health" has good emotional and social wellbeing, plus the capacity to cope with life 's challenges. A person struggling with their mental health may experience anxiety, depression, stress, relationship problems, grief, addiction, ADHD or learning disabilities, mood disorders, or other mental illnesses of varying degrees. This mental illness can be managed with treatments such as therapy, counseling, or medication.
The theory distinguished these types into three: Harm, (psychological) damage or loss that has happened, Threat, anticipation of harm, Challenge, results from demands that a person feels confident about mastering. These kinds of psychological stress would likely be used in the study to classify the different psychological stress the respondents encounter based on the factors that affect their stress level. Like for example, if most respondents claimed that the most stressful factor is the grading system, the researchers could analyze and classify the current condition of most students having the basis of these three types of stress namely, harm, threat and
This means 20% of the school will be comprised of the new students. This three-day event is designed to explore culture diversity not present at South Glen Elementary School. I would like to give a brief overview before we break up into our individual groups. We will review
One characteristic appearing in all three disorders is the concept of worrying. Individuals with GAD are often described to worry indiscriminately about everything, their concerns are often similar to those among society but the degrees to which they worry vary significantly. Comparably, PTSD is a condition that involves significant worrying, often about reliving a traumatic occurrence or experiencing a flashback. Like GAD and PTSD, those with OCD also experience worrying, particularly towards specific thoughts, images or impulses that they effort to suppress. Commonly, individuals with OCD worry about perfection, aggressive or sexual thoughts and
It is viewed as a constellation of correlated physical, cognitive, and social fears that are often misinterpreted as anxiety. Individuals with anxiety sensitivity respond to a traumatic stressor in addition to their own reactions and sensitize the trauma. A traumatic event generates anxiety sensitivity and PTSD with the fear that anxiety might be activated. A small research was conducted to determine whether anxiety sensitivity increased the risk of posttraumatic stress reactions. A cross-sectional study of 51 trauma survivors reported to display acute stress disorder and higher anxiety sensitivity (Marshall, Miles, & Stewart, 2010).
The author then says personal achievement, hard work, and talents are major factors within a person’s life. But that information does not play apart in everyone’s life. While I was reading the book I saw that the Czech Republic soccer team, there are no players born in later months. And from that you can say the younger players have been pushed out of the sport since the cut off age was in the start of the year. The author believes that many schools and sport teams should divided based on the month they were born so the students can compete with other children that are the same age.
Benchmark offer classes on Tuesday and Thursday for potential foster parents. In order to be a foster parent the adult must be at least 25 years old, with a steady income, a good criminal background, good physical examination, and has to complete 20 hour of our IMPACT class. IMPACT is a class that everyone must attend which teaches the adult how to be great parents, how to deal with situations that they might have with their foster child, and CPR training. The process usually takes one month to complete. While the potential foster parents was in the IMPACT class as an intern my job was to call the potential foster parent references to see if they was good candidates and to conduct a home visit with the foster parent to see if their home was
Fifty percent of all youth who aged out were involved in substance use and 17% of the females were pregnant (http://ccainstitute.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=25&layout=blog&Itemid=43). In the U.S. 397,122 children are living without permanent families in the foster care system. 101,666 of these children are eligible for adoption, but nearly 32% of these children will wait over three years in foster care before being adopted (AFCARS report, No. 20). Pulling a child out of their home to place them in a foster care service with these types of statistics is unsettling. How would any of these findings promote the “best interests of the