Flashcards in Anxiety - Incl. ASSESSMENT Deck (20):
A comprehensive & thorough assessment is in order for all of the conditions we speak about. Components are (5)
Current & historical factors
Physical health condition
Soc/Env/Personal & Health-Related Stressors
Patterns of Coping
Social hx and related traumatic life events
Older clients may require additional ______ , ________ and __________ to build and sustain a _________ ______________.
We use the aforementioned strategies to ______ & _____ a relationship with clients.
Engage & Build
T/F Additional assessment tools may be substituted in place of a complete assessment.
FALSE - Additional tools may be added into but not in place of.
Examples of additional assessment tools?
Anxiety is defined as:
Diffuse, Unpleasant, Vague feeling of apprehensive expectation and worry accompanied by a range of behavioural symptoms.
Examples of behavioural symptoms? (6)
(Fran Racher dims the lights)
Older persons may require additional time with clinicians in order to (3) RED
Receive effective & consistent support
Explore alternate explanations for symptoms
Discuss problems & experiences
Therapy of choice for anxiety?
CBT is used to educate about (3)
CBT can be used for..(The CB)
Two other components of CBT:
T/F CBT does not need to be extended to PCH as it's utterly useless.
False. Of course use in PCH
This type of therapy features group discussion, supportive counselling, education & time for reflection. *Franny Love*
The notion that we need to try many interventions with the client & care team.
Fran recommends using a:
Find something that works and for the love of god WRITE IT DOWN!
Alternative Therapies for use in anxiety? (GIrLY)
Most important above all else is that we...
Get to know our patients. Even if they seem vacant, they will still have moments of clarity.
Franny says the key to solving almost everything lies in.