Stress and General Adaptation Syndrome, Anxiety - Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing @LevelUpRN

Stress and General Adaptation Syndrome, Anxiety – Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing @LevelUpRN

Cathy Parkes BSN, RN, CWCN, PHN covers Stress and General Adaptation Syndrome and Anxiety. The Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Principles video tutorial series is intended to help RN and PN nursing students study for your nursing school exams, including the ATI, HESI and NCLEX.

In this video, Cathy explains the stages of General Adaptation Syndrome: alarm reaction stage, resistance stage, and exhaustion stage. She covers the characteristics and symptoms of mild, moderate, severe, and panic-level anxiety. Cathy discusses the nursing care of patients with anxiety, and then provides a quick quiz to see if you were paying attention to her video! 🙂

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00:00 Intro
00:33 General Adaptation Syndrome
1:52 Levels of Anxiety
4:28 Nursing Care of Patients with Anxiety
5:45 Quiz time!