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Family Systems Therapy
Alexis M. Foote
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi
Family Systems Therapy
There are a number of theories under the Family Systems Therapy group that focus on communication patterns within the family unit. Systems theory is based on the family’s response to feedback from one another and the desire of the group to make changes to maintain the status quo. In the family system we discover who we are, we grow and change, and we give and receive support that is necessary for survival (Corey, 2013). A number of theories exist based on various approaches, but the theory behind them is that families are SYSTEMS of interconnected and interdependent individuals and to
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and there are even some potential advantages over traditional teaching and therapy methods
first the internet greatly widens participation for those living in remote areas or those with work family .
Discuss and explain the ethical challenges raise in the article and for such kind of information system in particular?
1. The challenge to professional boundaries is the increased incidences of distraction when providing service and likelihood of confidentiality breaches when working from a distance. One of the greatest benefits of e-therapy is the convenience of providing services from home. However, this can also increase the risk of distractions while providing services as the
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Psychotherapy, or "talk therapy", is a way to treat people with a mental disorder by helping them understand their illness. It teaches people strategies and gives them tools to deal with stress and unhealthy thoughts and behaviors. Psychotherapy helps patients manage their symptoms better and function at their best in everyday life.
Sometimes psychotherapy alone may be the best treatment for a person, depending on the illness and its severity. Other times, psychotherapy is combined with medications. Therapists work with an individual or families to devise an appropriate treatment plan
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feel judged or viewed poorly may in this case strive for goodness because they have been given warmth understanding empathy and are being held in unconditional positive regard. This is the foundation that Person Centred Therapy is based on.
Some therapists may argue that person centred therapy is not effective with poorly educated individuals as they may not be able to complete the growth in thought process to a positive result. Others maintain that it can be successfully adapted to any type of person. The person centred approach can be used in individual, group, or family therapy. With young children, it is frequently employed as play therapy with great success.
The outcome of a client
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already offered in an individual’s day to day life by family and peers; this proves that if the stress is not reduced via non-professional help then it is not entirely useful in combating stress and anxiety. Cognitive therapy takes a professional approach which challenges maladaptive thoughts whilst incorporating aspects of social support.
* Measuring social support relies heavily on self-report measures from the person experiencing the stress, this could be subjective as highly stressed people may not recognise or accept when social support is offered to them. Cognitive therapies have evidence such as Jaremko in the study of public speaking to prove the effectiveness of the therapy
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and truth. The therapist, joining in recognition of new perspectives, empowers and helps the client see that forward progress is strength within oneself. In a social constructivist point of view, the therapist detaches from the expert status of defining the problem. From family therapy and the multicultural lens, therapists now challenge cultural factors that, in turn, shape the client’s perceptions in the format of brief therapies.
Keywords: brief therapies, collaborative, family therapy, social constructionism
Postmodern Approach to Social Constructivism
In the 21st century a paradigm shift motivated the field of psychology to unlock a fresh world view revealing the
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theorists believe that they develop this disorder by being treated to positively rather than to negatively early in their lives. Sociocultural theorist believe that it has to deal with the family values and social ideas of certain societies.
Treatments: This disorder is one of the hardest to treat due to the client doesn’t want to acknowledge weakness. The go to therapy to for depression but when they are in therapy they try to manipulate their therapist into supporting their sense of superiority. Psychodynamic therapist try to help them by working through their basic insecurities and defense.
Case Study 3: Somatoform Disorders
Causes: The cause of this disorder is anxiety disorder
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The Benefits of Massage Therapy
Massage can be defined as a systematic and scientific manipulation of soft tissues of the body for the purpose of obtaining or maintaining good health. (ABMP) The history of massage and healing touch is long and complex, with more than 75 different types of massage and bodywork modalities, a generic term used to describe massage in its various forms. Now today across the globe, it has grown up to 350 modalities and counting. (NCBTMB) Massage and healing touch have been practiced for thousands of years in all regions of the globe. Massage is very instinctive. It is a natural response to rub our aches and pains, whether or not we are familiar with the
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. Subsequently I will focus on two approaches to addressing self-defeating behaviours, incorporating similarities and differences. The two approaches I have chosen to look at are Cognitive Behavioural therapy and Person Centred I will then give my personal thoughts as a student counsellor.
The origins of self-defeating behaviour can often be traced back to childhood. One trigger may be constant criticism whereby the child is told that he/she can never do anything right, is useless and so on. This can lead to the child engaging in self-defeating behaviour that reinforces their resultant poor self-image. If the parent(s) are seen as the most important people in the child’s life, fear of
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One of the depression I will name today will be borderline personality disorder (BPD). BPD is a condition in which people have long-term patterns of unstable or turbulent emotions, such as feelings about themselves and others. These inner experiences often cause them to take impulsive actions and have chaotic relationships.
The causes of BPD can be due to genetic, family and social factors. Some of the factors that can increase the chances of someone getting BPD will be like disrupted family life, poor communication in the family, sexual abuse, abandon childhood and etc. This depression is normally found in woman than men. Example like Suzanna, her mum can be seen with high anxiety thus
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refusing talking to her parents creating an emotional cut-off, this might mean she is not living with them therefore creating yet another delay in her development as she has no place to call home and feel comfort .
One way for josie and her parents to foster their relationship and for josie to continue her development is by attending family therapy. Family therapy is generally initiated because of psychological or emotional problems experienced by a single family member, often a child or adolescent. The therapy can be especially helpful for dealing with problems that develop in response to a particular event or situation in this instances focusing on Josie and her want to go to university and not marry. This may foster the situation as it will give the parents an opening of how Josie really feels and will allow Josie to develop to her full potential
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the other side effects), radiation therapy to the head is only given after carefully weighing the possible benefits and risks. For most patients with other cancers involving the brain or head, the benefits of radiation therapy far outweigh the risk of developing brain tumor years later.
• Family history
Most people with brain tumors do not have a family history of the disease, but in rare cases brain and spinal cord cancers run in families. In general, patients with familial cancer syndromes tend to have many tumors that first occur when they are young.
• Immune system disorders
People with impaired immune systems have an increased risk of developing lymphomas of the brain or spinal cord
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literally dragged him to go see a psychiatrist.
Proposed diagnosis: - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
The physical and emotional symptoms of PTSD usually occur in three clusters (Ozer et al, 2008).
I. Marked avoidance of the patients usual activities
II. Re-experiencing or re-occurring of the trauma
III. Increased arousal symptoms
Jake has exhibited all the three cluster symptoms of PTSD. Jake displays psychological symptoms as evidenced by his auditory flashback nightmares and hallucinations. He also displays physical symptoms as evidenced by his impairment of personal daily life. For instance, he is already experiencing family discord, marital
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the goal should be to discover the quality of the evidence (1996).
In conclusion, there have been strides to find effective treatment for ASD, and there are cases were children have been able to attend public school, and later live an independent life. Although persons with ASD are labeled as person with disabilities, they most often are exceptional in various areas.
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therapy for depression, anxiety, insomnia, and alcohol abuse. He goes to group therapy and it has helped him and his family better cope with his symptoms. With proper support the symptoms of PTSD can be managed to help someone cope with the changes in their life.
PTSD is an anxiety disorder that can manifest after someone has been in a combat zone. But there are many places that someone diagnosed with PTSD can go for help. The research articles I found completely covers the symptoms that my interviewee has and the support that he is currently getting. The articles show that my friend is receiving proper support for the symptoms that he has from his experiences in a combat zone
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because the person has a hard time controlling themselves and their actions. Additionally, a person may have a distorted self-image and an insecure sense of self-worth. This causes sudden changes in future plans, life goals, opinions and feelings, and personal values. Suffers often experience unstable relationships with family members, friends, and loved ones. These people will form a close bond with a certain person, then they will digress to be distant and out of touch with that person over time. A person will also participate in risky and dangerous behaviors that consists of drug and substance abuse, unsafe or unprotected sex, reckless driving, and self-mutilation as a result of suicidal
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effort understanding who I am and what goes into that. As well as how the situations and people around me have made impressions on my life. Then beginning to dealing with the issues that have come up because of these things. At the end of the day, I believe a few things to be true: relationships mold our existence, our spiritual lives affect us, and a holistic view and self-awareness are keys to growth.
As I have traced the steps of several theories, one sticks out as primary to who I am – Existential-Humanistic Theory. Taking the essence of this theory and combining it with aspects of Developmental Counseling Theory and Family Therapy, I hope to have a comprehensive fit to my personality as a
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bathroom after a meal, and a pouch-like look to one’s cheeks. Bulimia can cause many complications, including constipation, dental cavities, chronic puke dehydration, hemorrhoids, pancreatitis, swelling of the throat, and tears in the esophagus.
Receiving treatment for bulimia is tough. Therapy and support groups are an important way to get over this illness. Bulimia is a long-term illness, and still suffering from Bulimia is expected when receiving treatment. Family and friends are a very important aspect of support during treatment.
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stress and prevent subsequent abuse or neglect.
Placement Partnership Program: provides support and linkage to avoid disruptions in foster home placements and prevent other youth from entering the foster care system. In addition, the program supports children transitioning from an out of home institutional placement, back into the community.
14. What outpatient services are available?
Medical Services include psychiatric evaluation and medication management services, as needed.
Out Patient Services provide twelve (12) weeks of office-based, individual, family and group therapy.
15. Describe 2 of the 4 community and In Home services available.
· Family Counseling Services
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overwhelmed in response to stressor in his academic journey environment at school. Lincoln also indicated that at school he is being bullied and teased by his peers around him. Lincoln later reported of having a few acquaintances and little to no friends.
IV. Family History
Within this section, you will describe the patient’s familial relationship(s) and identify any abnormalities that might affect future treatment. You will also integrate information about the patient’s family and cultural background to identify any maladaptive behaviors and relational patterns.
Typically, this section within a psychological report seeks to answer the following questions (further
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staying attuned / engaged. (I feel your hurt – your pain impacts me) The hurt partner asks for comfort / reassurance. The other responds – antidote bonding event. Relationship is redefined as potential safe haven. New narrative is constructed.
Forgiveness and Reconciliation…
The general EFT model for resolving these impasses is valid. EFT can impact distress for these couples caught in forgiveness dilemmas. Change is stable. Compound injuries in less trusting couples – need more sessions.
David Mace, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy,
The hope for a better human future lies not in an endless succession of technological developments but in a realistic grappling with the fundamental issue of the quality of human relationships; and central to that fundamental task I see the urgent need to make the achievement of a deeply satisfying and rewarding relationship possible for an emerging number of married couples.
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probation, shock probation helps them maintaining a job, support themselves, and family. Shock probation also allows offenders to participate in programs design to help them with their problems.
While on shock probation, offenders are able to be productive citizens in their communities. “The rate for recidivism after completing shock probation averages under 30 percent” Some believe this is due to the fact that those sentenced to shock probation are low risk non-violent offenders.
Programs like the Louisiana IMPACT Program were created to rehabilitate, discipline offenders, deterred crime, ease prison overcrowding and for educational services. The IMPACT Program requires three to six months
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barriers could overcome by therapy such as physiological or family therapy depending on what type of situation it is. Usually agencies provided help such as therapy classes for those that need them at no cost. It is up to the person to take the help and make something worthwhile, while and after therapy.
Communication in any criminal justice organization is highly important. Communication while on the line of duty could make a difference in the way society correspond and the way society view authorities. Communication among agencies is also one of the most important components which are categorized as formal communication which consists of three most common directions of flow of communication
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crime as well (Peter Paolantonio, Dawn Collinge, and Cindy Buraczynski, 2015). David Wexler wanted the judge’s prosecution and defense attorneys, to use the Relapse Prevention Therapy method to develop recidivism criminal avoidance ideas that will aid, and help the defendants to stay away.
Also, deal with harsh situations with the criminal action within society, when they are out of prison or on parole. It will have both sides of the criminal justice system, and victims and family as well. These programs will be excellent management tactics to use, which it will help the management. It will aid in making conduct files on those, within the program obtaining treatment to keep them from
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resulted from the intoxication of cocaine or amphetamines and the withdrawal from an illicit drug like heroin or from prescription drugs like Vicodin, benzodiazepines or barbiturates . Nevertheless, substances such as caffeine, nicotine, marijuana, ADHD medications, diet pills, cold remedies and decongestants as well as thyroid medications and bronchodilators used by an asthmatic or people with other breathing disorders.
Researchers have suggested that a person is likely to develop anxiety disorder if that person has a family history of anxiety . He or she can inherits the disorder
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, Surprise, AZ. The counseling center offers individual, group or family therapy. Appointments can be made at the convenience of the families schedule so all can attend.
• Parent/Teen Connection: Open forum for parents and teens to discuss a variety of issues. North Valley Medical Plaza, 3811 E. Bell Road, Suite 106, Phoenix. 800-265-8624.
• Kids Can Cope: Thunderbird Samaritan Medical Center, 5555 W. Thunderbird Road, Glendale. 588-5869.
• Help for Parents: Improve relationship with your children, learn new parenting skills and receive support from other parents. 248-0428, Ext. 234.
• Dream dinner at 822 East Union Hills, Glendale, AZ. You can make meals at the facility and take them
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Eva Wong Siao Yen is a young and enthusiastic social entrepreneur born on 23rd September, 2008. Eva is the founder of Happyland Special Edu Centre. She was born in the year 1978. She is the only child in the family. Her parents both came from a very reputable family, with strong emphasis on education. The father came from Pahang and the mother came from Sarawak. Ms. Eva was born in Sarawak. The parents moved from Sarawak to Johor Bahru to start a new life, and had to start everything again from zero. The father had to do a lot of blue collar jobs like lorry driver in order to support the family. The life might be difficult but the parents never neglect the learning
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binge-eating include managing stress; stop dieting; keeping a food journal; exercising; and avoiding temptation (Barston et al., 2011).
The primary goal is to reduce eating binges. However, focus on improving emotional well-being is important because feelings of self-disgust, shame and many other negative emotions are so much a part of binge eating. The four main types of treatment are psychotherapy, medications, behavioral weight-loss programs, and self-help strategies. Combining medication and behavioral therapy is typically more effective than just doing one or the other alone (Mayo Clinic, 2010).
Cognitive-behavioral therapy focuses on the negative thoughts and behaviors involved in
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). Main and Goldwyn (1988) noted that felt security can improve within the context of later secure relationships for example, romantic or therapist-client relationships. The type of therapy known as Attachment-Based Family therapy facilitates earning security by helping clients to work through problems or negative experiences with their caregivers, who are primarily responsible for the traumas. Secure clients have confidence and are assertive enough to express their points of view without fear of criticism or abandonment. On the other hand, insecure ones lack the confidence and stability of interpersonal relationships and as a result, they fail to seek reparation for past wrongs (Winnicott
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perspective emphasizes the faith of the counselor (Butman, Jones, 2011, 160). An
effective counselor must be spiritually mature and lead by the Holy Spirit (Butman, Jones, 2011,
160). Not all OR theorist has a relationship with God.
Not only will I refer Melanie to a local church and pastor, but I will refer Melanie to a
family counselor to work on the relationship between her and her daughter. Her daughter may be
able to benefit from therapy as well as Melanie. If Melanie was interested in dedicating her life
to Christ, I would recommend she begin to read the Bible and maybe join a Bible study, or a
women's ministry. These groups will provide Melanie with support, not only for her
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It is clear that the development of the adolescent is influenced majorly by stress. To cope with these problems it is best to adhere to a health care professional.
education about the psychological impact of chronic illness for the child, family and other medical caregivers
psychotherapy (“talk therapy”) to identify, understand and balance the emotional toll of a chronic illness
if necessary, antidepressant or anti-anxiety medication in conjunction with talk therapy
health care professional can identify the problem - stress.
It is clear that stress eventuates from these given problems. This stress causes more negative complications. A health care
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aspect of Mrs. Thomas’ quality of life and make sure proper communication within the team will happen. This team involves the physician, a home care nurse, physical and occupational therapy and a home health aide. Mrs. Thomas will need the assistance from each member of this team during each stage of her illness to promote each facet of the quality of her life as she declines. The use of the multidisciplinary team will also help to address Mrs. Thomas’ concerns as she feels uncomfortable and a burden when utilizing friends or coworkers for assistance with her medical condition.
Secondly, this process has to be funded somehow. Working with insurance companies, Medicare and cancer
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The decision of Tarasoff v. the Board of Regents of the University of California was that, for the first time imposed a liability on a therapist for failing to protect a potential victim, when therapist Dr. Moore had a client, Prosenjit Poddar that confided in him that he intended to kill a woman, he did not name the woman, but none the less he claimed he was going to kill her when she got back from her vacation, even though Dr. Moore called his supervisor and the campus police, he was still sued by The Tarasoff family when Poddar did indeed end up killing her after campus police let him go two months prior because he appeared to be rational and promised he would not harm her (Kagle J
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screening nor mammogram. By the time she went to the doctor it was
too late and the cancer had spread tremendously. She knew all along that she had
breast cancer and that something was wrong, but she didn’t want to say anything to the
family because she didn’t want us to worry ourselves. In the end her plan only back fired
as hers kids, grand kids, and great grand kids were truly devastated with the outcome.
My grandmother resulted in passing away because her cancer was extremely bad and
had spread all over her entire chest. One of her breast was completely gone during the
process of her hiding her disease from us. As this is very sad and unfortunate
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whole family on ways that they can help the addict. These may include counselling for family members and strategies on how to cope with anger and loss of trust from the addicted loved one. Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT) is a short-term, problem-focused therapeutic intervention, targeting children and adolescents 6 to 17 years old that improves youth behaviour by reducing an addiction and its associated behaviour problems (Young, 2009). Furthermore, parents should establish clear time limits on how long their child can play and they should set posture breaks so that their son can relax his eye muscles and prevent eyestrain. Encourage him to move around will relieve muscle tension
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Osteoarthritis. In osteoarthritis, wear and tear damages to cartilage can result in bone grinding directly
on bone, which causes pain and restricts movement. This wear and tear can occurs over many years, or
it can be hastened by joint injury or infection.
In rheumatoid arthritis, the body’s immune system attacks joints and inflames the synovium, causing
swelling, redness and pain. The disease can eventually destroy cartilage and bone within the joint.
Family history. Some types of arthritis run in families, so you may be more likely to develop arthritis
if your parents or siblings have the disorder. Your genes can
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child. A psychological evaluation of not only the child, but also the family including an IQ testing can be done in certain scenarios. Finally, a doctor will complete a full developmental, mental, nutritional, physical, and psychosocial examination. After the evaluation of the child, if it is determined that ADHD is a diagnosis, treating the child is the next step in making sure the child can succeed in all aspects of life.
Treating ADHD is a group effort involving everyone that is in contact with the child. This includes the health care provider, the parents and the child. Setting specific, appropriate goals, is the beginning to treating ADHD. The next step is medication and
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. “PTSD is a disorder where those symptoms continue for weeks, months and sometimes years.”
Not everyone exposed to trauma develops PTSD, and some groups are at higher risk than others. “You’re considered at risk if you have a family history of PTSD or other mood and anxiety disorders, if you’ve had adverse childhood experiences, or if you have a tendency to dissociate or panic,” says Yehuda. “While PTSD has historically been under-detected, there’s a lot more awareness now, and we have increasingly effective treatment. In the future, it’s possible that we’ll be able to reduce the prevalence of PTSD.”
PTSD is a disorder that is treatable and often curable. “People who develop PTSD can
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almost always affect the way he or she will respond to therapy.
In conclusion, we as individuals should try to solve our problems and face our emotions because it can start to literally drive you mad. It also cannot hurt to make sure that you have a strong foundation in faith and science and therefore you may have a good chance of keeping a strong mental status. It is also important to remember that what we say as individuals can effect another person just like a yawn can be infectious, so can words. “We must also recognize that diseases may be anthropogenic, that is, caused by the beliefs of the persons around a sensitive person.” (Stevenson, I. 1995). If you have friends or family
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discuss multicultural issues.
The first theory I am going to cover in my diagram of helping is the Adlerian theory. I am not to say that I would put an emphasis on social interests but feel that having an understanding of others outside oneself is a weighty angle of developing wisdom about interconnectedness within one's environment. I also believe family order needs to be considered, because at times, roles are assigned also “reinforced by societal norms “(Cicirelli, 1994). Family constellation needs to personify considered, seeing the conditions within a family unit can affect behavior development and personality (Merriam - Webster, Incorporated, 2010).
Forgiving a client’s
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BEGINNING WITH CHRIST
LESSON 1: THE CERTAINTY OF SALVATION
“For it is by grace you have been saved through faith – and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God – not by works, so that no-one can boast” (Ephesians 2:8-9)
MEASURE OF SUCCESS: Understand the foundations upon which your own personal certainty as a child of God rests.
INTRODUCTION: The act of receiving Christ as Lord and Saviour is the most important decision of our lives. When we receive Christ, we are born into the family of God and receive everything we need in order to live the abundant Christian life. Our confidence is based on the person of Jesus Christ.
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). Cultural Diversity and Mental Health. The cognitive assessment of limited-English-proficient children: Current problems and practical recommendations. The American Journal of Family Therapy, 25:4, 375-377.
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eating enough calories, eating 5 or 6 small meals may be ideal strategy for her to maintain optimal nutrition.
Regular exercise is beneficial for LaToya even with COPD. Regular exercise will increase her energy level, improve her circulation, reduce symptoms, and increase her endurance. I encouraged Latoya to talk to her doctor about how much physical activity and what kinds of activities are best for her. These might be stretching exercises, an aerobic exercise like walking, or exercise aimed at strengthening her muscles. As indicated, I consulted with discharge planning to check if LaToya is a candidate for Pulmonary Rehabilitation or Physical Therapy at home as well as the visiting
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families are able to decide themselves whether the self define “Gypsy”, “traveller” or some other definition. Although the groups have different histories and traditions, there are some common customs and all face discrimination and prejudices. The family is extremely important to gypsies and a source of great pride. Extended families support and look after one another. Religion is of great importance to many gypsies in terms of their daily lives and through rituals and gatherings. Large numbers of Romany gypsies are now born again Christians. They find love and solidarity in the church and meeting up with others across Europe
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Sundays I would take them to cooking classes in the community to assist in building life skills. I conducted drug tests, room checks, and intake/exit interviews. I would obtain and record demographic information for the purposes of grant writing and reporting. I wrote disciplinary reports for the clients and created inventory reports for household supplies. The second internship I completed was at Optimal Hospice. I received extensive training on end of life therapy and coping skills. I traveled to different nursing facilities and client homes to inspire self-worth and confidence. At times it was social interaction and communication to remind the clients that he or she is still valuable and
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level of health promotion in coronary heart disease includes cholesterol lowering, insulin therapy to prevent complication of diabetes. The tertiary level of health promotion addressed treatment plan, outpatient education and community wellness to include the family. For coronary disease patient the tertiary level teaching will include modifiable risks factors such as stress, alcohol, diet, and obesity. The patient is thought to maintain his follow up appointment and to address all concern with his counselor.
Nursing has a role in health promotion not only because registered nurses are greatly visible but also because it is a profession that is based on advanced education. As the major
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have high levels of stress which can lead to high blood pressure and depression, burnout from unrelenting work. Burnout can lead to more mistakes in work, absenteeism which further decreases productivity. This can ultimately lead to businesses closing down and worker being unemployed or workers having to be replaced. This can affect to stress induced by imbalances between work and family.
Identify one ethical issue that is/was occurring in your community, state or elsewhere.
An ethical issue in the healthcare field is withholding life sustaining therapy prematurely because the family demands so and the patient is unable to communicate their wishes.
a. Are you able to
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and/or receive informal support and services on an as-needed basis.
Housing programs offer a range of support and supervision from 24 hour supervised living to drop-in support as needed.
Employment programs assist individuals in finding employment and/or gaining the skills necessary to re-enter the workforce.
Therapy/Counseling includes different forms of “talk”therapy, both individual and group, that can help both the patient and family members to better understand the illness and share their concerns.
Crisis Services include 24 hour hotlines, after hours counseling, residential placement and in-patient hospitalization.
The new generation of antipsychotic
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orthopedic problems (henry J.
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Kaiser Family Foundation, 2004, p. 1). Researchers hoppin and taveras (2004) have noted that obesity is often associated with psychological issues such as depression, anxiety, and binge eating (table 4). obesity also poses serious problems for a society struggling to cope with rising health care costs. the cost of treating obesity currently totals $117 billion per year—a price, according to the surgeon general, “second only to the cost of [treating] tobacco
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What Are the Implications of Childhood Obesity?
Obesity can be a devastating problem from both an individual and a societal perspective. Obesity puts children at risk for a number of medical complications, including Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and orthopedic problems (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2004, p. 1).
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Researchers Hoppin and Taveras (2004) have noted that obesity is often associated with psychological issues such as depression, anxiety, and binge eating (Table 4).Obesity also poses serious problems for a society