Illness Flashcards Preview

ASBHDS > Illness > Flashcards

Flashcards in Illness Deck (27)
Loading flashcards...
1

Chronic illnesses are often associated with what 2 conditions

Depression and anxiety

2

State some symptoms of depression

Depressed mood, weight change, change in sleep pattern, lack of energy, suicidal

3

What is anxiety

Significant dread or unease

4

How can anxiety present

OCD, panic attack or general anxiety

5

What 2 methods can be used to help psychological problems

1. Cognitive behaviour therapy
2. Interpersonal therapy

6

What is cognitive therapy

Looks for practical ways to improve state of mind. Examines the way you thunk and behave. To help the here and now

7

What is interpersonal therapy

Focussing on the way relationaships affect out mental health

8

What is a stigma

Negative trait associated with a condition

9

What are the 4 types of stigma

1. Discreditable
2. Discredited
3. Enacted
4. Felt

10

What is a discreditable stigma

Stigma against illnesses you can't see

11

What are discredited stigmas

Stigmas against physically viable conditions

12

What are enacted stigmas

Where you experience a real threat of prejudice

13

What are felt stigmas

Fear of enacted stigmas

14

What is coping

Cognitive and behavioural processes involved in dealing with demanding conditions

15

What are the 2 ways of coping

1. Emotional focussed coping
2. Problem focussed coping

16

What is emotional focussed coping

Changing your emotion either by distractions (talking to friends, alcohol) or changing the way you think

17

What are problem focussed coping

Change the problem or your resources (e.gti,e management or receiving social support)

18

What 2 types of instruments measure quality of life

1. Generic
2. Specific

19

What are generic instruments

Surveys in a broad range of health problems

20

What are the disadvantages of generic instruments

Less detailed

21

What are specific instruments

Questionnaires specific to a disease, sits or dimension

22

Give 2 examples of specific instruments

O ford hip score and asthma quality of life questionnaire

23

What does proms stand for

Patient reported outcome measures

24

What are patient based outcomes

Assessments of well being from patient point of view to give an idea of their quality of health

25

What can PROMs be used to measure

Quality of life

26

What is the disadvantage of PROMs

It relies inpatient participation, cost and time

27

What is the disadvantage of specific instruments

Limited comparison and doesn't detect unexpected affects