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 [...]

Nursing diagnosis – GRIEVING

ShareGRIEVING DEFINITION A normal complex process that includes emotional, physical, spiri- tual, social, and intellectual responses and behaviors by which indi- viduals, families, and communities incorporate an actual, anticipated, or perceived loss into their daily lives DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Altered communication patterns • Change in eating, sleep and dream patterns, activity level, or libido • [...]