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; [...]

Nursing diagnosis – READINESS FOR ENHANCED FAMILY COPING

ShareREADINESS  FOR  ENHANCED FAMILY  COPING DEFINITION Effective management of adaptive tasks by family member involved with the client’s health challenge, who now exhibits desire and readiness for enhanced health and growth in regard to self and in relation to the client DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Individual expresses interest in making contact with others who have experienced [...]

Nursing diagnosis – DISABLED FAMILY COPING

ShareDISABLED  FAMILY  COPING DEFINITION Behavior of significant person (family members or other primary per- son) that disables his or her capabilities and the patient’s capabilities to effectively address tasks essential to either person’s adaptation to the health challenge DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Intolerance • Distortion of reality regarding • Agitation, depression, aggres- patient sion, hostility • [...]

Nursing diagnosis – COMPROMISED FAMILY COPING

ShareCOMPROMISED  FAMILY  COPING DEFINITION Usually supportive primary person (family member or close friend) provides insufficient, ineffective, or compromised support, comfort, assistance, or encouragement that may be needed by the patient to manage or master adaptive tasks related to health challenge DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Attempts to assist the patient with unsatisfactory results • Displays of protective [...]