psychosocial development

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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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Yet, as writing instructors and students of writing instruction ourselves, we believe it is the lack of focusing on the psychosocial development of the inner writer.
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.
Scrutinizing the university journey as a crucial stage for undergraduates' psychosocial development, Chickering and Reisser (1993) propose a psychosocial development theory which consists of seven vectors or tasks central to identity formation among traditional university- students: developing competence, managing emotions, moving through autonomy toward interdependence, developing mature interpersonal relationships, establishing identity, developing purpose, and developing integrity.
Scores of the positive stages of psychosocial development were higher in the fertile than the infertile group.
Organizations can support girls and women in sport by providing a mentoring relationship aimed at career and psychosocial development.
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. This form of advocacy speaks to a counselor's sense of social responsibility and involves him or her taking stands on social/political issues as well as working to eradicate systems and ideologies that perpetuate discrimination and disregard human rights (Lee & Hipolito-Delgado, 2007).
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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