Definition of the NANDA label
Responses and intellectual and emotional behaviors through which individuals, families and communities try to overcome the process of modifying their self-concept caused by the perception of potential loss.
A normal, complex process that includes emotional, physical, spiritual, social, and intellectual responses and behaviors by which individuals, families, and communities incorporate an actual, anticipated, or perceived loss into their daily lives.
• Potential loss of a significant object (eg, people, possessions, job, position, home, ideals, body parts and processes).
• Expression of suffering in the face of potential loss.
• Denial of potential loss.
• Denial of the meaning of the loss.
• Alteration in eating habits, sleep, dream patterns, activity level, libido.
• Alteration of communication patterns.
• Difficulty assuming new or different roles.
• Resolution of the grief before the loss occurs.
At risk population
• Anticipatory loss of significant object
• Anticipatory loss of significant other
• Death of significant other
• Loss of significant object
• Grief resolution
• Psychosocial adaptation: life change
• Family environment: internal.
• Overcoming family problems.
• Environmental management.
• Family support.
• Support in decision making.
• Facilitate grief.
• Emotional Support.
• Spiritual support.
• Cares in agony.
• Increased coping.
• Advance guide.
• Stimulation of family integrity.