00077 Ineffective community coping

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00077 Ineffective community coping

Definition of the NANDA label

Pattern of community activities (for adaptation and problem solving) that is inadequate to meet the demands or needs of the community.

A pattern of community activities for adaptation and problem-solving that is unsatisfactory for meeting the demands or needs of the community.

Defining characteristics

• Expression of helplessness of the community.
• Lack of community participation.
• Excessive conflicts in the community.
• Expression of vulnerability.
• High rates of illness.
• Perception of excessive stressors.
• The community does not meet its own expectations.
• Increase in social problems:
– Homicides.
– Vandalism.
– Theft.
– Fires.
– Terrorism.
– Extremism.
– Infanticides, mistreatment.
– Divorce.
– Unemployment.
– Poverty.
– Mental illness.

Related factors

• Natural or man-made disasters.
• Ineffective or non-existent community systems:
– Lack of emergency medical services.
– Lack of transportation systems.
– Lack of disaster planning systems.
• Lack of resources and social support services in the community.
• Inadequate resources for troubleshooting.

At risk population

• Exposure to disaster
• History of disaster

NOC

• Social health: health-seeking behavior.
• Health-promoting behavior.
• Normalization of the community.
• Participation: decisions about health care.
• Effective coping.

NIC

• Support in decision making.
• Education for health.
• Increase coping.
• Health guides.
• Promote community involvement.
• Emotional Support.
• Support in decision making.

This diagnosis will retire from the NANDA-I Taxonomy in the 2021-2023 edition unless additional work is completed to bring it up to a level of evidence 2.1 or higher.

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