Archive for the 'Fear' Category

Nursing diagnosis – FEAR

ShareFEAR DEFINITION Response to a perceived threat that is consciously recognized as a danger DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Behaviors involving aggression, avoidance, impulsivness, increased alertness, and narrowed focus of the source of fear • Cognitive effects such as decreased self-assurance, productivity, and ability to problem solve • Feelings of alarm, apprehension, increased tension, panic, and terror [...]