00130 Thought process disorder

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00130 Thought process disorder

Definition of the NANDA label

State in which the individual presents a disturbance in mental processes and thought activities (perception, orientation, memory, reasoning, judgment).

Defining characteristics

• Inaccurate interpretation of the environment.
• Cognitive dissonance.
• Hyper or hypovigilance.
• Inappropriate thinking not based on reality.
• Tendency to be distracted.
• Memory deficits and problems.
• Self-centeredness.

NOC

• Cognitive ability.
• Concentration.
• Control of distorted thinking.
• Preparation of information.
• Neurological state: consciousness.
• Identity.
• Memory.
• Cognitive orientation.
• Decision making.

NIC

• Handling illusory ideas.
• Management of hallucinations.
• Cognitive stimulation.
• Environmental management: safety.
• Improved cerebral perfusion.
• Neurological monitoring.
• Orientation of reality.
• Cognitive restructuring.
• Memory training.
• Management of dementia.
• Support in decision making.

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