Diagnosis/Outcome Identification

Diagnosis/Outcome Identification

  • Risk for suicide related to
    • Depressed mood
    • Feelings of worthlessness
    • Anger turned inward on the self
    • Misinterpretations of reality
  • Complicated grieving related to
    • Real or perceived loss
    • Bereavement overload
  • Low self-esteem related to
    • Learned helplessness
    • Feelings of abandonment by significant others
    • Impaired cognition fostering negative view of self
  • Powerlessness related to
    • Complicated grieving process
    • Lifestyle of helplessness
  • Spiritual distress related to
    • Complicated grieving process over loss of valued object evidenced by anger toward God, questioning meaning of own existence, inability to participate in usual religious practices
  • Social isolation/Impaired social interaction  related to
    • Developmental regression
    • Egocentric behaviors
    • Fear of rejection or failure of the interaction
  • Disturbed thought processes related to
    • Withdrawal into self
    • Underdeveloped ego
    • Punitive superego
    • Impaired cognition fostering negative perception of self or environment
  • Imbalanced nutrition less than body requirements
    • Weight loss
    • Poor muscle tone
    • Pale conjunctiva and mucous membrane
    • Poor skin turgor
  • Insomnia
    • Lack of energy
    • Difficulty falling asleep
    • Difficulty staying asleep
    • Difficulty concentrating
  • Self-care deficit
    • Uncombed hair
    • Offensive body odor
    • Disheveled clothing