psychosocial development


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development

 [de-vel´up-ment]
1. growth and differentiation.
cognitive development the development of intelligence, conscious thought, and problem-solving ability that begins in infancy.
community health development in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating members of a community to identify the community's health concerns, mobilize resources, and implement solutions.
critical path development in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as constructing and using a timed sequence of patient care activities to enhance desired patient outcomes in a cost-efficient manner. See also critical path.
program development in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as planning, implementing, and evaluating a coordinated set of activities designed to enhance wellness or to prevent, reduce, or eliminate one or more health problems of a group or community.
psychosexual development
1. generally, the development of the psychological aspects of sexuality from birth to maturity.
2. In psychoanalytic theory, the development of object relations has five stages: the oral stage from birth to 2 years, the anal stage from 2 to 4 years, the phallic stage from 4 to 6 years, the latency stage from 6 years until puberty, and the genital stage from puberty onward; see also sexual development.
psychosocial development the development of the personality, including the acquisition of social attitudes and skills, from infancy through maturity.
risk for delayed development a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as being at risk for delay of 25 per cent or more in one or more of the areas of social or self-regulatory behavior, or in cognitive, language, gross motor, or fine motor skills.
sexual development see sexual development.
staff development
1. an educational program for health care providers conducted by a hospital or other institution; it includes orientation, in-service training, and continuing education.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as developing, maintaining, and monitoring competence of staff.

psychosocial development

(in child development) a description devised by Erik Erikson of the normal serial development of trust (birth to 12 months), autonomy (1 to 2 years), initiative (3 to 5 years), industry, identity (12 to 18 years), intimacy, generativity, and ego integrity (60s and above). The development begins in infancy and progresses as the infantile ego interacts with the environment. For the child to reach a new stage successfully, the tasks of the preceding one should be fully mastered.

psychosocial development

Psychiatry Progressive interaction between a person and her environment through stages beginning in infancy, ending in adulthood, which loosely parallels psychosexual development. See Cognitive development.
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Testing the combination of strategies, components, practices, and techniques as well as the necessity of each one and how it fits into the paradigm of psychosocial development will enhance the curriculum and its role in writing instruction.
In summary, literature tended to support students' psychosocial development proposed by PSDT at a certain degree and PSDT could be responsive to undergraduates' psychosocial development during their university journey.
Taiwanese university students who served as club leaders and participated in student organizations/groups reported that the enhancement of interpersonal communication and leading ability were the key factors in facilitating their overall positive psychosocial development (Lin & Chen, 2009).
Scores of the positive stages of psychosocial development were higher in the fertile than the infertile group.
Additional family counselling succeeded in making the environment more conducive to the child's psychosocial development and subsequent improvement in his conduct and academic problems.
Such advocacy encompasses the professional and moral responsibility that a counselor has to address the significant social, cultural, and economic challenges that have the potential to negatively affect psychosocial development.
Access to the Internet is another contemporary issue in the psychosocial development of children with gifts and talents.
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The Indian Council of Medical Research conducted a study among rural children in Hyderabad about the factors significant for better psychosocial development of children.
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These sobering realities make it imperative that we expand the well-child check-up by developing and implementing protocols to monitor and support the psychosocial development of youth as a complement to existing protocols designed to assess and promote their physical development.

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