self-neglect


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self-neglect

n
inadequate care of oneself; not looking after oneself properly
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self-neglect

[ˌselfnɪˈglekt] Nabandono m de sí mismo
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Psychosis was characterized by positive loading for bizarre behavior, unusual thought content, hallucinations, disorientation, conceptual disorganization, mannerisms and posturing, distractibility, and self-neglect. Euphoric mania was characterized by elevated mood and grandiosity, with negative loading for depression, guilt, suicidality, somatic concern, tension, and anxiety.
"A systematic pattern of home neglect is really a form of self-neglect," says Dr.
"There's a link between self-neglect, depression, de-socialisation, and loss of intellectual and emotional capabilities in women in prison.
Government policy nationally and internationally (1-4) recognises that the risks of elder abuse and self-neglect are increasingly complex and growing problems in society.
One way or another, we have become aware of their risky behaviors, self-neglect, carelessness, and negative mood states.
"Hair stylists are in a great position to notice when their older clients are starling to suffer from depression, dementia, or self-neglect," maintains Keith Anderson, assistant professor of social work.
The term is also frequently used to describe self-neglect,
For those who have too much there is: Foul-mouthed and pot-bellied ravaged by self-neglect and alcohol abuse with a huge misshapen head matted hair and lumpy pitted porridge-coloured skin he looked in his prime like something risen from the dead.
He said he had come close to adding that Mrs Hughes' death had been aggravated by self-neglect.
adults experience some form of neglect, including self-neglect or outright mistreatment, either at home or in long-term care facilities.
Self-neglect is conduct by a patient that threatens his or her own health or safety.
In all 50 states, dentists and dental hygienists are mandated reporters of observed cases of child abuse, elder abuse, and abuse of vulnerable adults, as well as instances of active, passive, and self-neglect within the family.