00069 Ineffective coping

00069 Ineffective coping

Definition of the NANDA label State in which the individual presents an inability to carry out a valid assessment of stressors, to choose adequately the usual responses or to use available resources. A pattern of invalid appraisal of stressors, with cognitive and/or behavioral efforts, that fails to manage demands related to well-being. Defining characteristics • … Read more

00172 Risk for complicated grieving

00172 Risk for complicated grieving

Definition of the NANDA label Risk of failure or prolongation in the use of responses and intellectual and emotional behaviors of an individual, family or community after a death or the perception of a loss. Susceptible to a disorder that occurs after death of a significant other in which the experience of distress accompanying bereavement … Read more

00070 Impaired adaptation

00070 Impaired adaptation

Definition of the NANDA label State in which the individual is unable to modify her lifestyle or behavior, in a coherent way, in relation to a change in her state of health. Defining characteristics • Denial of non-acceptance of the change in health status. • Failure to achieve an optimal sense of control. • Inability … Read more

00177 Stress overload

Definition of the NANDA label Excessive amount and type of demands that require action. Defining characteristics • Shows increasing feelings of anger. • Shows growing feelings of impatience. • Expresses difficulty functioning. • Expresses a feeling of pressure. • Expresses a feeling of tension. • Expresses growing feelings of anger. • Expresses growing feelings of … Read more

00071 Defensive coping

00071 Defensive coping

Definition of the NANDA label Repeated projection of a falsely positive self-assessment based on a protective pattern that defends the person from what they perceive to be threats underlying their positive self-image. Repeated projection of falsely positive self-evaluation based on a selfprotective pattern that defends against underlying perceived threats to positive selfregard. Defining characteristics • … Read more

00188 Risk-prone health behavior

00188 Risk-prone health behavior

Definition of the NANDA label Impaired ability to modify lifestyle or behaviors in a way that improves health. Impaired ability to modify lifestyle and/or actions in a manner that improves the level of wellness. Defining characteristics • Demonstration of non-acceptance of the change in health status. • Failure to achieve an optimal sense of control. … Read more

00072 Ineffective denial

00072 Ineffective denial

Definition of the NANDA label Conscious or unconscious attempt by a person to ignore the knowledge or meaning of an event, in order to reduce their fear or anxiety to the detriment of their health. Conscious or unconscious attempt to disavow the knowledge or meaning of an event to reduce anxiety and/or fear, leading to … Read more

00210 Impaired resilience

00210 Impaired resilience

Definition of the NANDA label Reduced ability to maintain a pattern of positive responses to an adverse situation or crisis. Decreased ability to recover from perceived adverse or changing situations, through a dynamic process of adaptation. Defining characteristics • Decreased interest in academic activities. • Decreased interest in vocational activities. • Depression. • Guilt. • … Read more

00073 Disabled family coping

00073 Disabled family coping

Definition of the NANDA label State in which family members or other significant people for the sick person respond with behaviors that disable their own capacities and those of the sick person to effectively face the activities necessary for everyone to adapt to the health challenge. Behavior of primary person (family member, significant other, or … Read more

00211 Risk for impaired resilience

00211 Risk for impaired resilience

Definition of the NANDA label Risk of reduced ability to maintain a pattern of positive responses to an adverse situation or crisis. Susceptible to decreased ability to recover from perceived adverse or changing situations, through a dynamic process of adaptation, which may compromise health. Risk factors • Chronicity of existing crises. • Coexistence of multiple … Read more