Living with constant pain is debilitating and exhausting for patients. Studies show that persistent pain interferes with activities of daily living (ADL’s) and social interactions (Breivik 2009). This can result in serious psychosocial implications. Patients can become anxious and depressed which in turn promotes physiological changes within the body. Studies have been conducted which corroborate this.
An individual’s personal ideas, beliefs and feelings combined with social forces which are influenced by friends, family, relationships, institutions, laws, culture, and TV/media, are features which need to be overcome when making a psychological change. Personal beliefs are representations of a conscience thought, something that we belief to be true. A person’s belief and understanding can influence their health if they are aware/unaware, of the implications that could affect them. An individual would take extra precaution in assuring their health would be maintained to a high standard throughout treatment within their personal beliefs and interests. Pre-contemplation and contemplation can play significant parts in an individual’s beliefs positively and negatively.
Stress involves external and internal stressors. External stressors are sources of stress that we are aware of around us which can include traumas, life experiences or simply daily hassles. Internal stressors are the sources of stress that are inside us, the thoughts, feelings and emotions that cause unease, unrealistic expectations, uncertainties, low self esteem and apprehensions. Symptoms of stress range from physical to psychological and behavioural conditions and people may experience these to varying degrees. Physical symptoms include increased heart rate, sweaty palms, muscle tension, sleep and sudden weight loss or gain.
refers to the extent of a person’s physical, mental, and social well-being. As this definition suggests, health is a multidimensional concept. Although the three dimensions of health just listed often affect each other, it is possible for someone to be in good physical health and poor mental health, or vice versa. MedicineThe social institution that seeks to prevent, diagnose, and treat illness and to promote health in its various dimensions. refers to the social institution that seeks to prevent, diagnose, and treat illness and to promote health in its various dimensions.
Health promotion enables people to increase control over their health and to improve their health, which does not rely solely on one discipline of health but is rather a multidisciplinary scope that intertwines health education and health interventions and involves individuals, family, communities, state and federal government. The goal of health promotion is to enhance value in health, lessen the health risks, advocate for healthy lifestyles and settings, and respond to the underlying determinants of health. Implementation of Health Promotion Implementing health promotion is a key factor in promoting wellness and preventing illness. Chronic diseases in the United States have a major impact and
Understand Mental Health Problems CMH 302 Know the main forms of Mental ill health The main forms of mental ill health can include clinical depression whereby the main signs and symptoms of this may include: * An unusually sad mood that does not go away * Loss of enjoyment and interest in activities that used to be enjoyable * Lack of energy and tiredness * Loss of confidence in themselves or poor self-esteem * Feeling guilt when they are not at fault * Wishing they were dead * Difficulty in concentrating or making decisions * Having difficulity in sleeping or sleeping to much Bipolar is a specific type of depression this is where a person may have an episode of depression followed by an episode of mania. Mania is the opposite of depression. A person experiencing mania may be: * overconfident and full of ideas * be very talkative * find it difficult in sticking to one subject when they are talking * be full of ideas * have less need for sleep * take risks they normally wouldn't Anxiety disorders differ from day to day anxiety as they are more severe, it is long-lasting and it interferes with the persons work or relationships. Some specific types of anxiety disorders can include: * Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) The main symptom of this is overwhelming anxiety and worry, commonly about things that may go wrong or a persons inability to control a situation, even when there are no signs of trouble. Physical symptoms of GAD include a fast or pounding heart, headaches and inability to relax.
A person’s health could be changed by the environment or how comfortable that patient is in their current surroundings, therefore for a patient’s health to improve they need a stable and productive environment, and must be happy as a patient. The third concept, environment, to me includes all the internal and external factors that act on human beings and affect their behavior and development. The idea behind this concept is that the environment influences individual and collective health and that individuals who experience a positive, comfortable nursing environment are more likely to demonstrate good health versus those
Principles of support is vital to a successful health and social care setting. What does the term principles mean? 'Principles' can be described as 'moral rule - guiding behavior', 'consistent regulation of behavior according to moral law', 'to impress with a doctrine','a constituent part', 'a fundamental' In the social care context, they have evolved from sets of values, which over time, have been recognised as having intrinsic worth and goodness (http://www.understandingindividualneeds.com/page.php?identity=principles). Support is necessary as this is part of what makes health and social care settings successful. Good support services are one of the determining factors for individuals to choose the right health and support services.
Roger use these therapy in treating individual as a person to improve his quality of life. Carl establish supporting evidence that individual inductive knowledge as the fundamental healthful effect. He also states that the therapeutic process is substantial achievement made by the patient. He strongly believed that his structured analysis should be practice rather than the other way round. His persuasion for the improvement of care is based on sincerely felt or expressed in a genuine emotion in helping patient grief.