Category: Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Suicidal Ideation

Suicidal Ideation

Self imposed death stemming from depression. Risk Factors Theories of Suicide Anger turned inward: anger that was previously directed at someone else is turned inward. Hopelessness, depression, and guilt: desperate...

Types of Phobias

Types of Phobias

A phobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by obsessive, irrational, and intense fear of a specific object an activity, or a physical situation. The fear, which is out of proportion...

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Gestalt Therapy

Definition Gestalt therapy is a form of psychotherapy, based on the experiential ideal of “here and now,” and relationships with others and the world. It is an existential or experiential...

Somatoform Disorders

Somatoform Disorders

Definition Somatoform disorders are characterized by physical symptoms, which suggest medical diseases, but without organic pathology to support the illness. It refers to all mechanisms by which anxiety is translated...

Reality Therapy

Reality Therapy

Definition Reality therapy is devised by William Glaser in 1965 which focuses on the person’s behavior and how that behavior keeps him or her from achieving life goals. The approach...