detra's Nursing Blog

By detra

Joined Jan 17, '08. Posts: 9 (33% Liked) Likes: 11

The following are articles I have written and shared with the nursing community. If you enjoy an article please leave a comment and tell me what you think.

Sexual Abuse Enlightenment for Teen and Nurse

Upon finishing my last semester for my ASN degree, I had clinicals at a psychiatric hospital. I was assigned a teenage female patient who had made her second attempt at suicide by ingesting pills. As I sat and talked with this teenager who had many problems including anxiety, depression, and trichotillomania (compulsive hair pulling) ... she seemed like a lost soul. She gave the dutiful answers, agreed to talk to me and talked somewhat openly about why she did what she did. She... Read More →

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