Nursing should focus on patient and family centered care, with nurses being the patient advocate for the care the patient receives. Patient and family centered care implies family participation. This type of care involves patients and their families in their health care treatments and decisions. I believe that it is important to incorporate this kind of care at Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC) because it can ensure that we are meeting the patient’s physical, emotional, and spiritual needs through their hospitalization. Treating the patient and family as one, can have improved outcomes, decrease hospital stays, increased patient satisfaction, and improved reimbursements for the hospital.
This hope is that living a normal life with a mental health condition is possible. Other feeling he portrays is his ability to love and his passion. His passion was very evident when he talked about society accepting mental health diseases. He wants everyone to understand it’s not their fault and reducing the stigma
For nurses to be able to empathize with their patients and treat them with compassion, they have to be self-aware. When nurses are self-aware, they are able to positively change their attitude and actions in order to best understand how different people treat them, hence improving nurse- patient relationship. Relationships are easy until there is emotional turmoil. Thus, being self-aware is important to any health care professional that needs to manage their cognitive, affective and behavioural self in order to engage effectively in therapeutic relationship (Taylor, 2006). Self-awareness is important because it helps us to build a better understanding of ourselves.
There are many parts of learning about bipolar disorder, such as; what it is, the types of bipolar, what can cause it, the symptoms and signs, diagnoses, treatments, and how to live with the illness. Leaning as much about it and the treatments for it, can make living with this disorder, more manageable. When people come across someone who is acting in the extreme, whether it be extremely depressed or on an extreme high, the first thing that comes to mind, more than likely, isn’t a medical condition. One acting in the extreme high, in this case, is known as a manic episode. Whereas, being extremely depressed is known as a depressive episode.
While the movie does not explain how or why Nash is affected by paranoid schizophrenia, it does brilliantly portray the common symptoms and treatments of the disorder. Not only does it teach audiences the facts about this type of schizophrenia, the film allows audiences to truly understand the mental disorder from a medical, personal, and emotional perspective. John Nash is just one of many people who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia, and films such as A Beautiful Mind are an important way that their stories can be
Bipolar Disorder: The Roller Coaster Ride From Hell Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that is often misdiagnosed, left untreated and misunderstood by the patient, family and friends. Its treatment varies among the different types of the disorder. The forms of Bipolar are characterized by symptoms of the patient and the symptoms are treated according to the patient’s needs. However, many symptoms are often misdiagnosed and untreated. This mistreatment or lack of treatment can lead to devastating results.
Stratta, D. Tempesta, R. L. Bonanni, S. de Cataldo, and A. Rossi Journal of Clinical Psychology 2014), indicates that bipolar disorder is well controlled with medication. According to the article “… Emotional reactivity in affectivity on affective disorders has received increasing attention because of the impact at an individual and social level that can lead to negative consequences in real-world setting (p. 1). In relation to the movie “Mr. Jones” (1993), the character Mr. Jones refuses treatment and he ends up having many episodes of mania which leads him to take unnecessary risks, having inappropriate behaviors and severely depressed, in contrast when Mr. Jones goes back to the hospital to get treated he was able to control his feelings and cope better with daily
The movie Girl Interrupted is a true story about a young woman who was put into a mental institute and diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Winona Ryder plays Susanna, who was just a girl who had a hard time telling the difference between dreams and reality. She was put into the hospital because she tried to commit suicide by taking a bottle of aspirin and drinking a bottle of vodka at the same time. When Susanna first got to the hospital, she did not feel that she needed to be there. However, she did agree that she was depressed and needed to rest.
2013). "Depression" describes the opposite mood -- sadness, crying, sense of worthlessness, loss of energy, loss of pleasure, sleep problems (What is Bipolar Disorder? 2013). The exact cause of bipolar disorder is unknown, but several factors seem to be involved in causing and triggering bipolar episodes: Biological differences, Neurotransmitters, Hormones, Inherited traits, Environment (Symptoms, 2012) Bipolar disorder, formerly... ... middle of paper ... ...ved from National Institute of Mental Health: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/statistics/1BIPOLAR_ADULT.shtml Pattern Recognition Technology May Help Predict Future Mental Illness in Teens. (2012, April 02).
The psychological disorder that was illustrated in the movie Silver Linings Playbook is bipolar disorder. The main character is Pat Solitano and he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when he nearly beat his wife’s lover to death. As the movie goes on we are also introduced to Tiffany who seems just as “crazy” as Pat, but amazingly she helps him control his episodes through dancing. According to the DSM-5, a book published by the American Psychiatric Association, which helps psychologists diagnose a person with a mental illness, Pat does somewhat reach abnormality. His mood swings lead him to do things that would not be considered “ok” by society and his mood swings also interfere with his daily life as well as his relationship with the people around him.