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Self Concept is
one's mental image of their self
Self concept involves
appearance, values, and beliefs.
4 components of self concept
personal identity, body image, role performance, and self esteem.
Body image is
the image of physical self, how a person perceives the size, appearance, and functioning of the body and parts
Role performance overall is
what a person in a particular role does to the behaviors expected of that role.
self esteem is
one's judgment of their own worth.
Factors that affect self concept
stage of development, family, culture, stressors, resources (finances), hx of success & failure, and illness
Health is
was defined in terms of the presence or absence of disease.
there are many different meaning of health.
Health defined by WHO
"a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease"
Health defined by ANA (American Nursing Association)
"a dynamic state of being in which the development & behavioral potential of an individual is realized to the fullest extent possible"
Wellness is
a state of well-being: is a subjective perception of vitality and feeling well.
wellness includes
Positive outcomes for: social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, occupational (work & lesiure) and enviromental (food, water & air)
How does self concept affect + wellness
Support from family and friends, Cultural beliefs, spirituality, + self esteem, able to cope well with stress, deals well with failure and bounces back, + financial support and resources.
How does self concept affect (-) wellness
high stress, lack of coping skills, culture conflict, lack of spirituality, role strain, not good with failure, low self esteem
ways a nurse can promote + self concept for client
positive reinforcement, encourage personal self talk, Identify their personal strengths, set goals with client involvement,
Health care adherence/ compliance
is the extent to which an individual's behavior coincides with medical or health advice.
What should a nurse do if there is non-adherence
Establish why the client is not following the regimen, demonstrate caring w/ concern, encourage healthy behaviors w/ + reinforcement, and establish a therapeutic relation of freedom, understand and responsability.
Illness is
an highly personal state in which the person's physical, emotional, intellectual, social, developmental, or spiritual functioning is thought to be diminished.
Disease is
an alteration in body function resulting in a reduction of capacities or a shortening of the normal life span.
Difference b/w Acute and Chronic illness
Acute is typically severe symptoms, short duration. symptoms appear fast and subside quickly (depends on cause)
Chronic is one that last for and extended period, 6Mths +. usually has slow onset, and often periods of remission, and then reappear.
Illness behavior is
a coping mechanism, involves ways individuals describe, monitor, and interpret their symptoms, take action, and use health care system.
5 stages of illness behavior (not all stages may be used)
Symptom experience (physical & cognitive), takes on sick role, medical care contact (validate illness), Dependent client role (depends on health profess for help), recovery or rehab
A "helping relationship" is
and 2 goals are
a growing-facilitating process that strives to achieve 2 goals: Help clients manage their prob in living more effectively develop under/ unused opportunities and help clients become better at helping themselves in their own lives.
helping relationship from clients perspective
helping relationship from nurse's perspective