Chapter 2. Therapeutic Nurse-Patient Relationship.
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Therapeutic Nurse-Patient Relationship
The goals of a therapeutic relationship are directed toward achieving the patient's optimal growth and include the following dimensions:
Other tasks of the nurse in the orientation phase of the relationship are as follows:
There are two requirements for therapeutic communication:
discrepancies in the patient's behavior. Three categories of
confrontation include the following:
Confrontation is an attempt by the nurse to make the patient
ware of incongruence in feelings, attitudes, beliefs and
Counter transference is a therapeutic impasse created by the nurse's specific emotional response to the qualities of the patient.
Counter transference reactions are usually of the following three types: