The Purpose Of This Paper Is To Determine How Social Isolation

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The purpose of this paper is to determine how social isolation effects on a patient’s health. Social relationship is a basic need of a human being. In this paper, it illustrates the importance of social relationship and the consequences of social isolation. The consequences, including depression, anxiety, anger, loneliness, mood disturbances that effects on patient care and outcome of patient’s health. The paper is divided into four major parts. The first part of the paper looks briefly into the scholarly definition of social isolation. The next part is the body of the paper where the paper shall discuss the concept of the paper using a theoretical framework and how it is relevant to patient’s illness experience. The following part looks…show more content…
Unfortunately, the hospital is successful to prevent the spread of infection, but the patients are vulnerable to the negative consequences of isolation. The patient’s feels loneliness and depressed, which effects on their outcome of health. It is significant to evaluate the psychological issues to these isolated patients to evaluate depression, anxiety and falls. Social isolation has three major attributes of human isolation have been identified in the scientific literature. Those are: sensory deprivation, social isolation, and confinement. Knowing the attributes and antecedent’s places nurse in a powerful position to detect the isolated patient. Using Roy Adaptation Model for social isolation The conceptual framework that this paper uses to analyze social isolation is the Roy adaptation model (Roy, C., & Andrews, H. A. (1999). This framework was developed in 1976 by Sister Callista Roy and this is why it does not meet the criteria of the reference needed. Humans are systems that give and receive input and adapt effectively or ineffectively to stimuli. Roy adaptation model involves examining the patient’s perception of the concept. The environment is described in this model as the situation and circumstances surrounding the person, while health can be defined in terms of becoming an integrated being. The first concept in the Roy Adaptation model is
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