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"I believe everyone has some control over their behaviors."
The nurse manager of a psychiatric unit immediately asks to speak with a newly assigned nurse about client care when the nurse is overheard stating
One of the major problems facing individuals with mental illness and their families is stigma. Which of the following is inconsistent with stigmatization?
The individual must have difficulties in functioning that cause distress and/or impairment of some type.
A key element in the definition of mental illness is that
• Inability to function in a manner that manages both external and internal stressors effectively
A nurse shows the best understanding of mental illness when defining it as the
• They are specific disorders found in a particular locality.
Which of the following is accurate with regards to cultural syndromes?
Dramatic and inaccurate depictions of individuals with mental illness in movies and literature
Which of the following has contributed to negative reaction toward and stigmatization of people who suffer from mental illness?
"Why do gay men seem to get depressed more often? Could it be related to IV drug abuse?"
On the first day of a psychiatric-mental health nursing clinical, a student nurse is assigned to work with a 24-year-old male client who is being treated for major depression due to a recent diagnosis of AIDS. Which of the following questions of the nurse would reflect prejudice regarding the client?
• mental health
A universal condition that shapes the way we think, feel and communicate refers to
While visiting a mental health clinic during an observational experience, the student nurse overhears a client's relative talking about the client in a very demeaning manner. The family member is most likely exhibiting which type of behavior?
A client with a mental illness tells the nurse, "I'm just like what others say I am. I can never be normal." The nurse interprets this statement as reflecting which of the following?
• Clusters of behaviors, thoughts, and feelings define mental disorders.
Which of the following statements would a nurse integrate into an education plan for a local community group about mental illness and mental disorders?
• Mental health problems have minimal effect on the process of wellness.
After educating a group of nursing students about mental health and wellness, which of the following, if stated by the group, indicates the need for additional education?
• The stigma tends to increase the more the person's behavior differs from the norm.
When describing the effects of stigma by society on individuals with mental illness, which of the following would a nurse most likely include?
Individuals suffering from mental illness may experience dissatisfaction with relationships and self.
Mental illness can cause significant distress
Mental illness can interfere with a person's ability to function
A family member of a patient diagnosed with a mental illness asks the nurse, "What is mental illness, really?" Which information would the nurse most likely integrate into the response? Select all that apply.
• "Mental health recovery is a growth experience with setbacks."
A psychiatric-mental health nurse is conducting an in-service education program for a group of nurses about recovery from mental illness. The nurse determines that the teaching was successful based on which group statement?
According to the World Health Organization, by 2030, which mental illness is projected to be the leading burden of disease worldwide?
People with mental illness are inherently violent.
A nurse is orienting to a new position working the infirmary in the state penitentiary. When working with prisoners who are mentally ill, the nurse examines the nurse's own attitudes. Which beliefs should the nurse discuss with a supervisor before caring for incarcerated clients?
A film depicting an individual with a mental illness as dangerous and out of control.
Mental health clinicians are described as being arrogant and manipulative during an interview.
A television show depicting an individual with mental illness as being possessed by the devil
Which are examples of public stigma? (Select all that apply.)
Client with major depression
A nursing instructor is teaching a class about stigma and using nonstigmatizing language. The instructor determines that the education was successful when the students state which of the following as an example?
A nurse is preparing a presentation about how mental health providers are often portrayed in the media, which leads to public stigma. Which of the following descriptors would the nurse most likely include?
Mental health involves psychological well-being but not emotional well-being
After teaching a class of nursing students about mental health and mental disorders, the instructor determines that additional education is needed when the class states which of the following as reflective of mental health?
A nurse is watching a movie which tells the story of a person previously confined to a psychiatric hospital for several years. The movie shows the individual going on a violent murder spree after discharge. Which of the following is the movie depicting?
the prevalence of schizophrenia at the beginning of the year and the end of the year.
A nurse is collaborating with a team of researchers to determine the annual incidence of schizophrenia is the community. In order to calculate the incidence, the team must know:
A nurse is reading a journal article about cultural syndromes. Which of the following would the nurse identify as having been well documented?
Which of the following would be associated with stigma? Select all that apply.
Recovery should include considerations related to the client's mind, body and spirit
Promoting the client's sense of hope will enhance the recovery process
Including the client's peers in the planning process will promote recovery
The psychiatric-mental health nurse is working with a client to create a plan of care. What principles should guide the nurse's and client's planning for recovery? Select all that apply
A client who insists that his diagnosis be kept secret because of the perceived risk of "career suicide"
In which of the following clients would the nurse be most likely to identify the phenomenon of label avoidance?
It is not uncommon for new psychiatric mental health students to be fearful of interacting with individuals suffering from mental illness. The fear and misunderstanding of those with mental illness is known as which of the following?
Which component of recovery occurs when the client creates a path to meet a specific goal?
Population rates, not raw numbers, are used to describe the measurement.
A nurse is reading an epidemiologic research study on depression. Which of the following would the nurse need to keep in mind
The client is uncomfortable with being labeled as mentally ill
A client has sought care for a prolonged history of depressed mood and has been diagnosed with major depression. The client is readily open to beginning pharmacologic treatment but is unwilling to attend a support group, despite easy geographic access and a flexible schedule. What explanation for the client's behavior should the nurse explore?
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