Nursing diagnosis – RISK FOR COMPLICATED GRIEVING

ShareRISK  FOR  COMPLICATED  GRIEVING DEFINITION At risk for a disorder that occurs after the death of a significant other, in which the experience of distress accompanying bereavement fails to follow normative expectations and manifests in functional impairment RISK FACTORS • Death of a significant other • Emotional instability • Lack of social support ASSESSMENT FOCUS   [...]

Nursing diagnosis – COMPLICATED GRIEVING

ShareCOMPLICATED  GRIEVING DEFINITION A disorder that occurs after the death of a significant other, in which the experience of distress accompanying bereavement fails to follow normative expectations and manifests in functional impairment DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Decreased functioning in life roles • Decreased sense of well-being • Depression • Fatigue • Grief avoidance • Longing for [...]