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5 Matching questions

  1. Domestic Abuse: Phase II "Acute Battering" (MAN)
  2. Threats of Suicide
  3. Most likely to be depressed
  4. Dysthymic disorder
  5. Antidepressant Therapy Pointers
  1. a Condition of chronicity
    Symptoms lasting 2 years or more
    Depressed mood more than happy mood.
  2. b A suicide gesture or threat should never be ignored
    The child should be encouraged to discuss the thought
    The health care provider should try to determine whether the child has a plan and the lethality of the plan
    Help from a qualified health care professional should be obtained
  3. c Trigger event is either internal or external
    Battering occurs privately
    Threaten more harm if partner tries to get help
    Tries to justify behavior
    Minimizes the severity
    Stress is relieved
  4. d Lag time before symptoms improve
    Monitor for increased suicidal tendencies
    Monitor for cheeking and hoarding
    Monitor vital signs
    Observe for signs of early toxicity
    Monitor sexual side effects of SSRIs
    Be aware of drug-drug and drug-food interactions
  5. e Women 35-44yo, Caucasian/Hispanic, low income, <HS diploma, Urban

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Nurturing compliant, tries to please partner.
    Denies seriousness of problem.
    Feels can control partners behavior
    Tries to prevent partners anger
    Blames external factors
    Takes minor abuse
    Gets scared and tries to hide
    Might call for help as the tension becomes unbearable.
  2. Previous suicide attempts
    Past psychosocial hospitalization; overt signs of mental illness
    A family member or friend who has committed suicide; exposure to violence in the home or social environment
    Death of a parent before the child reached 13 years of age
    Recent losses; death of a relative, a family divorce, a breakup, significant change or life event that disrupts emotional status quo
    Preoccupation with death; statements about suicide or self harm
    Suicidal clues: cryptic verbal messages, giving away personal items, changes in expected patterns of behaviors
  3. Loss of a parent
    Death of another individual close to child
    Death of a pet
    Moving to a new city and or neighborhood
    Academic problems or failure
    Significant physical illness or injury
  4. Anxiety, Care giver role strain, Compromised family coping, Ineffective coping, Fear, Chronic pain, Post-trauma syndromes.
  5. Unexplained bruises, welts, fractures
    Infected burns
    Unexplained burns, especially on the soles, palms, back, or buttocks

5 True/False questions

  1. Domestic Abuse Nursing InterventionsConvey that survivors are not alone; others are willing to help, Convey that survivor has dignity and worth; does not deserve abuse
    Acknowledge fears, ambivalence about abuser and leaving, Accept that survivor cannot be pushed to leave abuser, Monitor safety
    Provide information about abuse, cycle of violence, abuser accountability
    Build self-esteem, confidence, independence, sense of hope
    If danger of injury present—advise use of shelter, safe house
    If injured—encourage to get medical help
    Teach about inevitability of cycle of violence, that no one deserves battering
    Provide emergency phone numbers
    Encourage and provide information to develop emergency plan
    Inform of legal protections


  2. Major depressive disorder1 or more episodes lasting for 2 weeks or more.


  3. Implementation-Stress (1)increase resistance to stress.
    Enhancing self-esteem
    Increasing assertiveness
    Setting realistic goals
    Increase coping skills and use relaxation strategies to decrease physiological arousal. (health promotion)


  4. Nurse-Patient Relationship: Partner AbuseRecognize clues to abuse in assessment
    Provide privacy for interview
    Convey that others are willing to help
    Reiterate survivor did not cause or deserve abuse
    Convey survivor has worth, dignity
    Acknowledge fear, ambivalence
    Do not rush or coerce; support trials of counseling


  5. Copinga behavior or activity to change or manage a situation that the person feels is potentially harmful or dangerous.
    Adaptive and recovery of health. Palliative or temporary relief.