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Theory

Young and Middle Adults

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Discuss Freud's developmental theories of young adults Puberty-adulthood (genetelia) final stage (STAGE 5); sexual urges reawaken and are directed towards an individual outside the family circle
Discuss Erikson's developmental theories of young adults Intimacy vs. isolation: relationships/friendships are deepened& have more significant value; if intimacy is not established (fear of rejection& disappointment) isolation occurs
Discuss Piaget's developmental theories of young adults Period 4 (Formal operations)- individual feels constantly scrutinized, feelings of invulnerability frequently lead to risk taking behaviors, as adolescents mature thinking moves to abstract& theoretical subjects
What are some health promotion strategies in the biological domain of young adults focus on building and maintaning the body's health through appropriate nutrition, exercise, and rest, skin cancer prevention, and screening
What are some major life events of young adults and the child bearing family Graduating college, working for career, transition to a new city (living), finding a mate, getting married, starting a family
Describe normal physical changes in young adulthood young adult completes physical growth by age 20; exception is pregnant/lactating woman. Young adults are active, experience less illnesses, ignore physical symptoms, postpone seeking healthcare
Describe normal physical changes in pregnancy Women experiencing changes in first trimester; morning sickness, breast enlargement, tenderness, fatigue, second trimester: belly/uterus growth, braxton hicks contractions lactation
Identify nursing responsibilities for screening to promote health of young adults Self examinations (breast/male genitalia), routine assessment of skin (Cancer awareness), STD screenings (routine& any time you change partners/education), Screening for crohn's disease
Signs and symptoms of domestic violence/abuse Anywhere from minor cuts and bruises to fractures, broken bones, internal bleeding, head trauma (physical); withdrawn, cut off from friends/family, anxious, depressed (common)
Nursing responsibilities for/strategies for preventing abuse Inspect patient for abnormal injury that suggests abuse, perform a thorough psychological assessment, including: behavior patters, history of physical/substance abuse, education, work history, social support systems to direct personal/environmental risks
Identify political influences on the young adult Parents, significant others, friends, coworkers, internet
Describe strategies to reduce accidental death in young adults wearing a helmet when riding bikes/motorcycles, no texting and driving, education on substance abuse/ medications to prevent accidental OD
Discuss the significance of family in the young adult Acts as a support system (emotional/financial), serve as role models
Discuss spiritual development of young adults Factors related to and influencing the religiousness of young and emerging adults include religious participation, peer influence, parental influence, and risky behaviors such as gambling, sexual behavior, and delinquency.
Created by: amandamarie194