Archive for the 'Hopelessness' Category

Nursing diagnosis – HOPELESSNESS

ShareHOPELESSNESS DEFINITION Subjective state in which an individual sees few or no available alter- natives or personal choices available and is unable to mobilize energy on own behalf DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Decreased appetite, affect, response to stimuli, verbalization • Increased or decreased sleep • Lack of involvement in self-care • Nonverbal cues, such as closing [...]