Archive for the 'Family Processes' Category

Nursing diagnosis – READINESS FOR ENHANCED FAMILY PROCESSES

ShareREADINESS  FOR  ENHANCED FAMILY  PROCESSES DEFINITION A pattern of family functioning that is sufficient to support the well- being of family members and can be strengthened DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Activities support the growth of family members • Activities support the safety of family members • Balance exists between autonomy and cohesiveness • Boundaries of family [...]

Nursing diagnosis – INTERRUPTED FAMILY PROCESSES

ShareINTERRUPTED  FAMILY  PROCESSES DEFINITION Change in family relationship or functioning DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS Changes in: • Assigned tasks • Availability for affective responses and/or emotional support • Communication patterns • Effectiveness in completing assigned tasks • Expressions of conflict within family and/or community resources • Expressions of isolation from community resources • Intimacy • Participation in [...]

Nursing diagnosis – DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY PROCESSES ALCOHOLISM

ShareDYSFUNCTIONAL  FAMILY  PROCESSES: ALCOHOLISM DEFINITION Psychosocial, spiritual, and physiological functions of the family unit are chronically disorganized, which leads to conflict, denial of prob- lems, resistance to change, ineffective problem solving, and a series of self-perpetuating crises DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Alcohol abuse; agitation; blaming; broken promises • Deficient knowledge about alcoholism • Denial of problems; [...]