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oted that the analyses of monoamine oxidase A gene - linked polymorphic region (MAOA – LPR) genotypes revealed that women who have been abused sexually in their childhood were more like to develop alcoholism and antisocial behavior. This study also revealed that those women with low activity variant are more likely to develop this problem compared to women with high activity variant (NIAAA, 2007).
Abuse among the members in the family, assault, and homicide are some of the violent acts observed among alcoholic individuals (Casa Palmera, 2007). It was also reported that women and children alike are frequent abuse of alcohol – related problems (Casa Palmera, 2007).
Casa Palmera (2007) noted that vandalism is an illegal act that is common among individuals under alcohol influence. Graffiti writing, public and private property destruction are among those acts of vandalism credited among alcoholics (Casa Palmera, 2007).
A. Precontemplation Stage: During this stage, the client and his family deny of having a problem with alcoholism and want others to change their behavior instead, because they view others having the same problem.
B. Contemplation Stage: During this time, the client and his family is acknowledging that he is having a serious problem with alcoholism and is taking into consideration obtaining treatment and rehabilitation.
C. Decision and Determination: The client and his family are now thinking on how to avoid drinking alcohol and from getting hooked with it. During this time, he is beginning to think about his future being free from alcoholism.
Educate the client and his family that alcohol produces mood and behavioral changes. Heavy and regular alcohol intake leads to liver cirrhosis, a leading cause of death secondary to chronic alcoholism (Kozier, et al., 2004). Kozier also noted that mixing drinking and driving causes crippling or fatal accidents.
Social Learning Theory: This includes how the family, peers, and providers of the client help
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Health can be regarded as a social phenomenon, a way of living that can be easily communicated within institutions such as the family. The McGill model of nursing that is grounded in the premise that behavior change is largely voluntary and that health promotion is highly likely to be successful if it is participatory.
After reading about the Morrison family in the novel Crow Lake, select the two (2) assessment categories you perceive as most relevant for promoting their health. Provide the rationale for your selection. (900 words) The notion of what family consists of has definitely changed over the years.
The integration of family nursing into urgent care settings have become a great challenge due to the high level of patients’ acuity along with the increased demands of service delivery, commonly 7 days each week and 14 hours per day. Nursing practice faces unpredictable circumstances from patient emergencies and personnel changes to therapeutic encounters and patient recoveries, hence, reinforcing the relations of nurses with their patients and families.
Method of Dealing with Health Related Behaviour Or Lifestyle Related Health Issue Chosen By The Approaches 8 2ci. Policy Context 9 2cii. Policy Support 10 2cii. (a) Government Policy That Is Health Lives, Health People (DH 2010) and How It Supports Health Promotion 11 2ciii.
The patient is the subject for the mental health promotion strategic interventions used in application of published research and studies on mental health promotion. The efficiency of the mental promotion strategies and tools used in the assessment of the patient’s mental health is then evaluated.
Review of the previous assignment enabled in identification of two prominent trends in their conditions which have been discussed as follows: Trend 1: Stress and Depression Pattern The first thing that was observed in the information collected by the relatives was that out of the sample of 15 relatives, 6 were suffering from stress or depression related problems which implies more than just a coincidence.
Health promotion is therefore the advocacy, popularization and an endless responsibility of health providers for the general welfare of their constituents or clienteles. O’Donnell (2009) explicated that health promotion is both a science and an art about engaging people to optimize health standards to attain balance of physical, emotional, social, spiritual and intellectual health.
The country, at the moment, has a well established programme of events in a wide variety of sectors across the nation. There are numerous factors, which persuade the act of ending the life of one’s self, and; therefore, it needs an all-inclusive action, from endorsing resiliency to support and crisis management (Anderton, 2006).