How to use Psychosocial in a sentence
A person needs to have all their psychosocial needs met to be happy with themselves and those around them.
A psychosocial disorder is a mental illness caused or influenced by life experiences, as well as maladjusted cognitive and behavioral processes.
Any child or adolescent that exhibits symptoms of psychosocial personality disorder should be taken to his or her health care provider as soon as possible for evaluation and possible referral to a mental health care professional.
Health, education, and psychosocial support also need to be central to any national reconstruction efforts.
The child is frequently absent from school, has developed psychosocial complications, or has impaired quality of life.Advertisement
All manner of suffering and psychosocial challenge may be conceptualized as relational in nature.
Anne was feeling anxious and angry after her bitter divorce so she decided to go to counseling to improve her psychosocial health.
One of the most important aspects of infant psychosocial development is the infant's attachment to parents.
The term psychosocial refers to the psychological and social factors that influence mental health.
Management of myeloma should take account of the disease, its complications, and also psychosocial issues affecting the patient and their environment.Advertisement
For example, a recent analysis of the socioeconomic patterning of women's health found that psychosocial well-being displayed the steepest socioeconomic gradient.
Children and adolescents with psychosocial disorders frequently have difficulty functioning in social situations and may have problems effectively communicating with others.
Children with symptoms of psychosocial disorders or other mental illness should undergo a thorough physical examination and patient history to rule out an organic cause for the illness (such as a neurological disorder).
She also lectures and runs training workshops throughout the world in psychosocial oncology, quality of life assessment and communication skills.
The other is an exploration of evidence for the role of psychosocial adversity in the development of child psychopathology.Advertisement
Other factors which impact on wound healing will also be addressed, and include psychosocial, political, behavioral, environmental and economic influences.
For example, a recent analysis of the socioeconomic patterning of women 's health found that psychosocial well-being displayed the steepest socioeconomic gradient.
Gaining any amount of improvement in her psychosocial health would aid her chances of forming lasting relationships.
Participants also receive psychosocial counseling as part of the process.
Psychosocial development can continue based on a strong foundation of attachment.Advertisement
Rather, with the natural broadening of psychosocial and cognitive abilities, the child's social world expands to include more people and settings beyond the home environment.
Adolescence-A period of life in which the biological and psychosocial transition from childhood to adulthood occurs.
Major depressive and dysthymic disorders are typically treated with antidepressants or psychosocial therapy.
The MMPI is used to screen for personality and psychosocial disorders in adults (i.e., over age 18) and adolescents age 14 to 18.
Alcohol use disorder (AUD)-The repetitive, long-term ingestion of alcohol in ways that impair psychosocial functioning and health, leading to problems with personal relationships, school, or work.Advertisement
Obese children and adolescents are at increased risk for developing diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease, sleep apnea, orthopedic problems, and psychosocial disorders.
The symptoms of psychosocial disorders vary depending on the diagnosis in question.
In addition to disorder-specific symptoms, children with psychosocial dysfunction usually have difficulty functioning normally in social situations and may have trouble forming and maintaining close interpersonal relationships.
Counseling is typically a front-line treatment for psychosocial disorders.
Psychotropic medication may also be prescribed for symptom relief in patients with mental disorders considered psychosocial in nature.Advertisement
For disorders such as major depression or bipolar disorder, which may have psychosocial aspects but also have known organic causes, drug therapy is a primary treatment approach.
Adolescents may be successful in treating psychosocial disorders through regular attendance in self-help groups or 12-step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous.
Therapeutic approaches, such as art therapy, which encourages self-discovery and empowerment, may be useful in treating psychosocial disorders.
Because of the diversity of types of mental disorders influenced by psychosocial factors, and the complexity of diagnosis and treatment, the prognosis for psychosocial disorders is highly variable.
In addition, educating friends and family members on the nature of the psychosocial disorder can assist them in knowing how and when to provide support to the patient.Advertisement
Comprehensive care addresses children's needs by providing various types of counseling to help deal with the psychosocial aspects of diseases such as von Willebrand's and hemophilia.
Counseling is available to help children handle the psychosocial aspects of living with hemophilia.
According to Erikson, the socialization process of an individual consists of eight phases, each one accompanied by a "psychosocial crisis" that must be solved if the person is to manage the next and subsequent phases satisfactorily.
Psychosocial difficulties are also addressed and treated with therapy or counseling as needed.
However, given the psychosocial dynamics that often coexist with depression, antidepressants are usually insufficient as the only treatment for children who have the disorder.Advertisement
The chance for adolescents of getting and transmitting STDs is affected by complex interrelationships between key factors (sociodemographic, biologic, psychosocial, and behavioral).
Moreover, since behavior is the common means by which STDs occur, an important first step in fighting STDs is to understand the prevalence and patterns of risk behaviors as well as the psychosocial context in which these behaviors occur.
Other psychosocial factors can trigger or prolong depressive episodes.
Many of the previous health warnings centuries ago were driven by the psychosocial and political biases and women's rights issues of the day, not on scientific evidence.
Psychosocial therapy focuses on the personal and interpersonal issues behind depression, while antidepressant medication is prescribed to provide more immediate relief for the symptoms of the disorder.Advertisement
Counseling is available to help children handle the psychosocial aspects of living with a coagulation disorder.
The parents tried to foster a positive psychosocial environment for their child while he dealth with the effects of his cancer.