Erikson Stages Of Development Case Study

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Week 1 Homework Assignment
Behaviors Identified by Erikson’s Stages of Development
Match the behaviors or statements described on the right with Erikson’s stages of development listed on the left. Both achievement and nonachievement are reflected in the choices. The first one is completed as an example.
__e___1. Trust a. “I don’t like people. I’d rather be alone.”
___b__ 2. Mistrust b. “Get away from me with that medicine. I know you are trying to poison me!”
__l___ 3. Autonomy c. “I feel good about my life. I have a lot to be thankful for.”
__n___ 4. Shame and Doubt d. A five-year-old girl believes she is the cause of her parents’ divorce.
___o__ 5. Initiative e. “Sure, I’ll loan you $10 till your next payday.”
__d___ 6.
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2. Gain the client’ trust, avoid an overly warm approach; a neutral approach is less threatening, stay with client when he is frightened, and reassure client that the environment is safe.
3. Reorient client as necessary, do not go along with client’s delusions or hallucinations, help client establish what is real and unreal, and monitor for altered thought process.
4. Maintain a safe environment, monitor for suicide risk, provide brief, frequent contacts with the client, and provide opportunities for the client to express concerns, fears, feelings, and expectations in a nonjudgmental environment.

Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Identify the following key terms associated with ethical and legal issues in psychiatric/mental health nursing with the descriptions/definitions listed below.
A. assault J. Kantianism
B. battery K. malpractice
C. beneficence L. natural law
D. Christian ethics M. nonmaleficence
E. torts N. slander
F. common law O. statutory law
G. libel P. utilitarianism
H. ethical egoism Q. civil law
I. false imprisonment R. criminal law
S. veracity
___J__ 1. Ethical theory by which decisions are based on a sense of duty
___g__ 2. Writing false and malicious information about a person
__b___ 3. The unconsented touching of
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