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Chapter 4 & 5

Anxiety uneasiness, often about a situation or condition
Combative violent or hostile
Confusion the inability to think clearly and logically
Depression an illness that causes social withdrawal, lack of energy, and loss of interest in activities, as well as other symptoms
Disorientation confusion about person, place, or time; may be permanent, or temporary
Impairment a partial or complete loss of function or ability
Masturbation to touch or rub sexual organs in order to give oneself or another person sexual pleasure
Cultural Diversity the variety of people living and working together in the world
Health state of physical, mental, and social well-being
Mores the accepted traditional customs of a particular social group
Need something necessary or required
Psychosocial Needs needs which involve social interaction, emotions, intellect, and spirituality
Puberty the period at which a person develops secondary sex characteristics
Religion a set of beliefs and practices followed by a group of people
Stereotype a biased generalization about a group that is usually based on opinions and distorted ideas
Abd abdomen
Amb ambulate; ambulatory
BP, B/P blood pressure
BPM beats per minute
BRP bathroom privileges
BR bedrest
ac, a.c. before meals
ax. axillary
Adm admission
BM bowel movement
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