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Psychotherapeutic Agents

Psychotherapeutic Agents

Psychotherapeutic Agents Psychotherapeutic Agents Used to treat psychoses: perceptual and behavioral disorders Drugs do not cure psychoses: they help patients function in a more acceptable manner and carry on activities of daily living Used in both children and adults Mental Disorders and Their Classifications Schizophrenia Mania/bipolar disease Narcolepsy Attention-deficit disorder Schizophrenia Characteristics Hallucinations, paranoia, delusions, […]

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Sister Callista Roy

Sister Callista Roy

Roy’s Adaptation Model Sister Callista Roy’s adaptation model, originating in 1970, is widely used by nurse educators, researchers, and practitioners. Roy focuses on the individual as a biopsychosocial adaptive system. Both the individual and the environment are sources of stimuli that require modification to promote adaptation, an ongoing purposive response. Adaptive responses contribute to health, […]

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