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Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach | Nursing (RN) School Study Aid


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16. Trauma, Stressor-Related, and Dissociative Disorders
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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Assessment
Re-experience Traumatic Event
Flashbacks
Nightmares
Avoidance
Self-destructive Behaviors
Considerations
Assess Suicide Risk
Actively Listen to Stories
Anxiety Medications
2 mins
Clonidine
Mechanism of Action
Alpha-2 Agonist
Indication
Hypertensive Urgency
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Tourette Syndrome
Opioid Withdrawal
Side Effects
CNS Depression
Respiratory Depression
Hypotension
Considerations
Rebound Hypertension if Abrupt Cessation
2 mins
Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs)
Mechanism of Action
Inhibits Reuptake of Norepinephrine and Serotonin
Indications
Depression
Bipolar Disorder
Fibromyalgia
Side Effects
Sedation
Orthostatic Hypotension
Anticholinergic Effects
Cardiac Toxicity
Considerations
Delayed Effect
Do Not Stop Abruptly
2 mins
Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs)
Indications
Depression
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Duloxetine
Panic and Anxiety
Venlafaxine
Mechanism of Action
Inhibits Reuptake of Serotonin and NE
Side Effects
Hypertension
Insomnia
Nausea and Vomiting
Decreased Libido
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