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20 Cards in this Set

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age range for young adulthood
task of the young adult
intimacy vs isolation
establish self seperate from family
own partner/marriage
social responsibility/civic duty
vocation/job in life
what must you have to have true intamacy?
gender differences
woman- more affected by lossess, hormones and family before career, get more depressed, heart disease more serious
Men: achievement goals, career not family. depression more over performance issues
risk factors for health issues
violent death/injury
substance abuse
unwanted pregnancies/std's
environmental/occupational hazzards
routine screening
assess lifestyle
Types of domestic violence
interrupts and interferes with normal G&D
general risk factors for domestic violence
poverty-stess trying to provide basic needs, health care and education not as available
learned behaviors- freq and early exposure to violence >risk of violent behavior. drinking > risk for violence
crisies-impulsive behavior might occcur. brain injuries put you at higher risk
elements of domestic violence
emotional abuse
economic abuse
sexual abuse
using children
using male privelidege
shared charecteristics b/w abused and abuser
low self-esteem
believe myths about battering relationships
subscribe to female/male sterotypes
self-destructive behaviors
what is violence an issue of
control and power
battered woman
accept responsibility for batters actions
feel guilt and shame-dependent, helpless and hopeless and powerless
dney anger and terror experience or downplay
severe stress reactions
soft tissue damage-usually hidden out of sight
sleep disturbance-always vigilant
violent men
blame others for actions-can't accept responsibility
pathologically jealous
sex is act of agression to increase self-esteem and feel more powerful
seek second chance-believe actions should not have neg consequence
charming, gregarious and gentle to nonfamily
often comes from a life where violence is used to solve conflict
when assessing what is a red flag
history of violent acts
cycle of violence
tension building- most liekly phase for change to happen
explosion-no control. just trying to survive and protect self
3. HOneymoon- woman downplays severity, time when charges are dropped and referrels not acted upon
can a batterer know when an attack is coming?
may be able to see triggers but it is hard to predict when violence will become harmful
indications for potential violence
musculature tension-talk louder and faster, become more demanding, threatening gestures, constant stare
nursing history imparative
be specific in quesitons, don't beat around the bush. when doing assessment try to normalize things
need to build trust in relationship
ND for
vilence potential for
coping ineffective individual
nursing goals short and long term
STG: prevention and safty of self and others
LTG: reinforce strengths
decrease stressful situations
adaptive ways to deal with stress
interventions for battered spouse
safe atmosphere
develop a safty plan
encourage decision making and try to show her she has contol, choices and options
provide referral information. be careful about writing things down
whatever woman chooses it is our job to be supportive and non-judgemental