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Young adulthood is: The period from the late teens to the mid to late 30's.
Identify the personal lifestyle assessment of a young adult. General life satisfaction,hobbies, home conditions and pets, economics, occupational environment, physical and mental strain.
Briefly explain the cognitive development of the period in relation to educational, life, and occupational experiences. Formal and informal educational experiences, general life experiences, and occupational oppurities increase conceptual problem-solving and motor skills.
Explain the psychosocial patterns of the following age-groups: A) 23 to 28 years b) 29 to 34 years c)35 to 43 years a)23 to 28 years: The person refines self-perception and ability for intimacy. b)29 to 34 years: The person directs enormous energy toward achievement and mastery of the world. c)35 to 43 years:This is a vigorous examination of life goals and relationship
The youong adult must make decisions concerning a career, marriage, and parenthood. Briefly explain the general principles involved. a)Lifestyle:identification of modifiable factors that increase the risk ofor health problems and provide education and support. b)Career: The two-career family has benefits and liabilities with resulting stressors. c) Sexuality: Psychodynamic aspect of se
Describe the following types of families:Singlehood: Many do not marry until late 20's or 30's, remaining single , expanding careers for women, and divorce
Parenthood: Availability of contraception, economic considerations, general health status, and age
Alternative Parenting: Cohabitation without marriage, gay and lesbian.
Briefly explain the risk factors for young adults in regard to the following: Family history- The presence of certain chronic illnesses in the family increases the client's risk for developing a disease, distinct from hereditary disease.
Personal hygiene habits- Sharing utensils, poor dental hygiene.
Violent death and injury- Due to poverty, family breakdown, child abuse and neglect, repeated exposure to violence and access to guns.
Substance abuse- Intoxicated motor vehicle accidents, stimulants, excessive caffeine use.
Unplanned pregnancies- Exploration of situational factors that affect the progress and outcome (financial, caree, coping mechanisms)
Sexually transmitted diseases- Major health problem and leads to chronic disorders, infertility, or death.
Environmental and occupational risks- Exposure to work-related hazards or agents, which can cause disease and cancer
Identify a health promotion activity for the following: Infertility- A proloned time to conceive; comprehensive histories of both the female and male partners to determine factors that affect fertility as well as pertinent physical findings.
Exercise- Important to prevent or decrease development of chronic health conditions that develop later in life.
Routine health screening- Need to perform monthly skin, breast, or male self-examination.
Psychosocial health- Job assessment, condition and hours, duration of employment, changes in sleep or eating habits;also assess environmental and familial factors, including support systems and coping mechanisms commonly used by family members.
Explain the physiological changes that occure to the pregnant woman and the childbearing family. Prenatal care- Is the routine thorough physical examination of the pregnant woman.
Braxton Hicks contractions: Irregular, short contractions
Puerperium- The period of approximately 6 weeks after delivery.
Lactation- Breast-feeding
Middle adulthood is the period from: Early to mid 30's to the late 60's
identify the major physiological changes that occur between 40 abd 65 years of age. Most visible changes are the graying of the hair, wrinkling of the skin, thickening of the waist and decreases in hearing and visual acuity, which may have an impact on self-concept and body image.
Define the following. a.Perimenopause b.Menopause c. Climateric a. perimenopause- The period furing which ovulation declines, resulting in a diminished number of ove and irregular menstrual cycles. b.Menopause- The disruption of the menstrual cycle, primarily because of the inability of the neurohormonal system to mai
Career transition: Changes occur by choice or as a result of changes in the worplace or society (limited upward mobility, decreasing abailability of jobs, need for challenge).
Sexuality: Couples recultivate their relationships, menopausal symptoms, stresses due to sexual changes or conflicts.
Singlehood: Choice and freedom, delayed marriage and delayed parenthood, adoption.
Marital changes: Death of a spouse, separation, divorce and the choice of remarrying or remaining single
Family transitions: Departure of the last child is a stressor, leading to a readjustment phase.
The following are health care concerns for the middle adult. Briefly explain each one. Stress and stress reduction- Nurse focuses on goals of wellness and guides clients to evaluate health behaviors, lifestyle, and environment by minimizing the frequency of stress-producing situations, increasing stress resistance, and avoiding physiological response to stress.
Obesity- Evaluate health behaviors and lifestyle;provide counseling related to physical activity and nutrition.
Summarize two psychosocial concerns of the middle adult. a. Anxiety b. Depression a. Anxiety- related to change, conflict and perceived control of environment, which may motivate the adult to rethink life goals, and stimuates creativity or precipitates psychosomatic illness and preoccupation with death.b.Depression-Risk factors -- Fema
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