electroshock therapy

Answer:

- 1940s: administer electric shock to the brain, leaving pa unconscious
and/or in convulsions. Upon awakening, pa expers confusion &
memory loss, but probl behavs diminished after sevl wks of
treatments.
- Was effective w/depressed indivs, but used less successfully to treat
other mental dsrdrs.
- Abused during 1960s = negative perceptions of it, which contributed to
the growing popularity of psychotropic meds.

strengths-based approach

Answer:

An approach to interventions that focuses on the positive attributes of the client & the client's environment.

pain meds / narcotic pain meds

Answer:

- For chronic back pain, headaches, & chronic pain in elderly due to
cancer or arthritis: Acetominophen (Tylenol); Ibuprofen (Advil).
- Also narcotic analgesics (pain meds) such as codeine, Demerol,
oxycotin & msContin (morphine).

child neglect

Answer:

- negligent or maltreatment of child by parent or caretaker
- circumstances indicate harm or threatening harm to child's health or welfare
- most common form of maltreatment of children

economic theory of child neglect

Answer:

neglect caused by stress of living in poverty

ecological theory of child neglect

Answer:

family behavior and neglect result from social causes

personalistic theory of child neglect

Answer:

neglect caused by individual personality characteristics of caretakers

Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act CAPTA

Answer:

provides the foundation for national definition of child abuse and neglect

failure to thrive

Answer:

- medical diagnosis
- child development is deficient in relation to established norms
- physical condition incompatible with viability and growth

emotional neglect

Answer:

- acts or omissions
- judged by community standards and professional expertise to be psychologically damaging to child