Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Interventions

Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for Schizophrenia

Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is a mental disorder often characterized by abnormal social behavior and failure to recognize what is real. Common symptoms include false beliefs, unclear or confused thinking, auditory hallucinations, reduced social engagement and emotional expression, and lack of motivation. Diagnosis is based on observed behavior and the person's reported experiences.

Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for Schizophrenia

Impaired Verbal Communication

Related to
  • changes in thought processes (delusions).
Criteria for outcome
Can Perform verbal communication

Nursing Intervention for Schizophrenia
  1. Trusting relationship with clients.
  2. Do not argue and support the client's delusions.
    • Tell the nurse received: I accept your beliefs, accompanied by expressions received.
    • Tell the nurse does not support: conscious for me to trust him with expressions of doubt and empathy.
    • Not discuss the content of delusional clients.
  3. Make sure clients are safe and protected.
    • Use the openness and honesty
    • Do not leave the client alone
    • Clients are assured a safe place, not alone.
  4. Clients can identify capabilities that owned
    • Give credit to the appearance and the reality of the client's ability.
    • Discuss with the client's capabilities in the past and present realistic.
    • Ask what you can do (activities of daily living)
    • If the client is always talking about delusions, delusions listen to nothing.
  5. Clients can identify unmet needs :
    • Observation of the daily needs of clients
    • Discussion unmet needs of clients both at home during / at the hospital.
    • Relationship unmet needs and the emergence of delusions.
    • Increase activities that can meet the needs of the client (the client for scheduled events).
  6. Clients can connect with reality:
    • Talking with clients in the context of the reality (other people, places, times)
    • Include the client in a therapeutic group activity: reality orientation
    • Give credit to the positive activities undertaken each client.

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