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Week 5 Terms-Spring

Week 5 Spring Terms

Actual Loss Loss that can be recognized by others as well as by the person sustaining the loss, such as loss of the limb or a spouse
Anticipatory Loss Condition in which a person displays loss and grief behaviors for a loss that has yet to take place
Bereavement State of grieving or going through the grief process
Client Centered Care An approach in which clients are viewed as a whole person; it is not merely about delivering service where the client is located.
Coping Methods The behaviors, thinking and emotional process that an individual use to deal with stress and continue to function
Crisis An emotional upset, arising from situation, developmental, biological, psychological, socio-cultural and/or spiritual factors
Crisis Intervention A process that focuses on resolution of the immediate problem through the use of personal, social and environmental resources.
Conversion Disorder Marked by symptoms or deficits that affect voluntary motor or sensory functions, which suggest another medical condition
Dissociative Disorder Disturbances in the normally well integrated continuum of consciousness, memory, identity and perception
Dysfunctional Grief Abnormal or distorted grief that may be either unresolved or inhibited
Empathy The ability of a person to perceive and understand another person's emotions accurately and to communicate the meanings of feelings to the other through verbal and non-verbal behavior
Factitious DIsorder Deliberate fabrication of symptoms or self inflicted injury for the purpose of assuming the sick role and receiving nurturance, comfort and attention.
Grief Emotional response to loss
Loss Inaccessibility or change in a valued person, object or situation
Malingering A conscious process of intentionally producing symptoms for an obvious benefits
Pain Disorder When testing rules out any organic cause for the pain, and the discomfort leads to significant impairment
Perceived Loss Loss tangible only to the person sustaining it
Precipitating Event An actual event in a person life that triggers a crisis state. It can arise from a situation, developmental, socio-cultural, biological, psychological and/or spiritual sources
Somatoform Disorders Group of disorders characterized by the presence of physical symptoms in the absence of pathology of known pathophysiology
Subjective Distress Painful or uncomfortable feelings an individual experiences
Value/belief Internalized, philosophical thoughts, convictions, assumptions or beliefs that underlie or drive one's behavior or action
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