00065 Ineffective sexuality pattern

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00065 Ineffective sexuality pattern

Definition of the NANDA label

State in which the individual expresses concern in relation to their sexuality.

Expressions of concern regarding own sexuality.

Defining characteristics

• Manifestation of difficulties, limitations or changes in sexual behaviors and activities.

Related factors

• Inefficiency or absence of role models.
• Absence of a significant person.
• Lack of privacy.
• Lack of theoretical or technical knowledge about alternative sexual responses to:
– Health-related transitions.
– Alterations of body structure or functions.
– Illnesses or medical treatments.
• Conflict with sexual orientation or variations in preferences.
• Fear of pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases.
• Deterioration of relationships with the significant other.

At risk population

• Absence of significant other

NOC

• Self esteem.
• Child development.
• Execution of the role.
• Sexual identity: acceptance.
• Body image.
• Recovery from abuse: sexual.

NIC

• Sexual counseling.
• Increase coping.
• Emotional Support.
• Advice.
• Enhancement of self-esteem.
• Parental education.
• Promotion of development.
• Facilitate self-responsibility.
• Teaching: safe sex.
• Family planning: contraception.
• Role empowerment.
• Sexual counseling.
• Enhancement of body image.

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