Interpersonal Communication In Nursing

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The patient is a moderately built white Caucasian female, well-groomed with a steady gait. The patient has fair eye contact; language: intact. Speech is regular rate and rhythm, Thought process: logical and goal-directed; Association is intact but tangential and circumstantial. She is alert and oriented to time, place, person and situation; concentration is intact, recent, remote memory and fund of knowledge is intact and average; mood and affect: anxious, worries about her children and continued relapse on alcohol. She denies suicidal or homicidal ideations; no psychosis, Insight is poor, verbalizes understanding of mental health status, and necessity of treatment, judgment is poor, agreed to comply with treatment. She endorses occasional
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