Tag: BSN Notes: Introduction of Psychiatry

Mental status examination (MSE)

Mental status examination (MSE)IntroductionThe mental status examination and psychosocial assessment are essential parts of every nursing assessment as well as ...

What is Id,Ego, Superego?

Personality Components: Id, Ego, and Superego. Freud conceptualized personality structure as having three components: id, ego, and superego (Freud, 1923/1962). ...

Classification of Mental Disorders

INTRODUCTIONThe term nosolo (taken from the Greek word \"nosos\" meaning disease) refers to the systematization of knowledge for the identification ...

Defense Mechanisms

Defense mechanisms are unconscious resources used by the ego to reduce conflict between the id and superego and thereby reduced ...

Standards of psychiatric nursing practice

Definition of  Psychiatric nursing:Psychiatric nursing is defined as an interpersonal process where by a professional nurse practitioner assist individual, family ...

Neurotransmitters

IntroductionNeurotransmitters are chemicals that transmit messages from one nerve cell (neuron) to another. The nerve impulse travels from the first ...

Causes of Mental Illness

CAUSES OF MENTAL ILLNESSThe causes of mental disorders are multi-factorial. Genetics, early development, trauma, drugs,  disease or injury, neural/psychological mechanisms, ...

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