HCA250copingstylesand psychologicalpreparation fin571
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Week Six CheckPoint Coping Styles and Psychological Preparation 250300 words Points Earned Points Possible Case Selected Word count met 250 to 300 8 8 Determined the patient s coping style 6 6 Is it clearly communicated Psychological preparation method selected Thoughtful t response 10 10 Is it clearly communicated Sentences are complete clear concise and errorfree rules of 6 6 grammar usage spelling and punctuation are followed Late Penalty 10 per day cannot exceed four days Total 30 CheckPoint Coping Styles and Psychological Preparation 64yearold Gerry has a problem focused approached to his coping style Sarafino 2006 Gerry responded to his signs and symptoms rather promptly by taking direct action and seeing his medical provider In addition in doing this he shows signs of seeking assistance and information from his provider Gerry also displays logical analysis as he attempts to connect his illness to a cause by examining the effect of over work throughout the years Sarafino 2006 While there seems to be some emotional response to his coping evidenced by his failure to inform his wife of the problem I feel this is done out of genuine care and concern for her fragile state resulting from the passing of her father Overall Gerry s coping style would be defined by those who use attention strategies to approach health issues Sarafino 2006 Because Of Gerry s coping style the best psychological preparation method would be that of informational control combined with behavioral control Sarafino 2006 While generally all people s preparing for medical procedures undoubtedly experience some anxiety this method allows for steady decrease of anxiety by giving the patient who would respond positively to this method thorough knowledge about what to expect before during and after the procedure Sarafino 2006 In essence Gerry would be effectively armed with the supplies he needs to react in the most positive way to his procedure In addition after providing Gerry with information about his procedure via videotape and various other information options Gerry would also benefit immensely from behavioral control training This training would also arm Gerry with knowledge with regard to various behaviors he could perform to enhance his recovery Sarafino 2006 References Sarafino ER 2006 Health psychology biopsychosocial interactions 5th ed Hoboken NJ John Wiley amp Sons
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