NURS 3120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Cingulate Cortex, Limbic Lobe, Limbic System
Healthy coping mechanisms in response to stressors. How competent the person is within intellectual, emotional, psychological & personality parameters. Limbic system called emotional brain because it regulates memory and basic emotion such as fear, anger, and sex drive. These structures enable communications between limbic system and cerebral cortex. Abusive experiences may influence mental health coping skills, and self esteem. Negatively affects mental health of the abused person. Data is collected when speaking with the patient/client in real time. The nurse during the interview will also assess appearance, behaviors, responses to questions & cognitive function. Some people have witnessed violence at home. Personal and psychosocial history: self concept questions. Personal and psychosocial history: interpersonal relationship questions. Because abuse or violence have become more common, all patients should be asked these questions. What is their reaction to anger verbal, physical or internalize feelings.