00146 Anxiety

Domain 9: coping/stress tolerance
Class 2: coping responses
Diagnostic Code: 00146
Nanda label: anxiety
Diagnostic focus: anxiety
Approved 1973 • Revised 1982, 1998, 2017, 2020 • Evidence level 3.2

NANDA Nursing Diagnosis Definition

The Nanda nursing diagnosis « anxiety ” is defined as: emotional response to a diffuse threat in which the individual anticipates a non -specific imminent danger, a catastrophe or a misfortune.

Definite characteristics

  • crying
  • Decreased productivity
  • Express anguish
  • Express anxiety about changes in vital episodes
  • Express distress
  • Express insecurity
  • Express intense fear
  • defenselessness
  • Hypervigilance
  • Increase in caution
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable mood
  • nervousness
  • Psychomotor agitation
  • Reduced visual contact
  • Exploration behavior
  • Attention centered on self

Physiological

  • Alteration of the respiratory pattern
  • Anorexia
  • energetic reflexes
  • Chest oppression
  • Frías extremities
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Boca
  • Express abdominal pain
  • Express fainting feeling
  • Express muscle weakness
  • Express tension
  • Facial blush
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Increase in heart rate
  • Increase in sweating
  • Nausea
  • Pupillary dilation
  • Trembling voice
  • Express alteration of the sleep-vigilia cycle
  • Informs cardiac palpitations
  • Express tingling in the limbs
  • Surface vasoconstriction
  • Tremors
  • Urinary frequency
  • Difficulty in starting urine jet
  • Urinary urgency

cognitive

  • ATTACTION OF ATTENTION
  • Confusion
  • Decrease in the perceptual field
  • Express lack of memory
  • Express concern
  • Express thoughts blockade
  • Cavilation

Related factors

  • Conflict over vital objectives
  • Interpersonal transmission
  • Pain
  • Stressors
  • Inappropriate use of substances
  • Non -family situation
  • Undoil needs
  • Conflict of values ??

Risk population

  • People who experience development crisis
  • People who experience situational crises
  • People exposed to toxins
  • People in the perioperative period
  • People with family history of anxiety
  • People with family predisposition

Associated problems

  • Mental disorders

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