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chapter 2 FINAL MH
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One of the major problems facing individuals with mental illness and their families is stigma. Which is inconsistent with stigmatization?
A nurse is conducting a community education program with a local group that is to have an outpatient mental health facility built in the neighborhood. One of the participants states, "I don't want those people in this area. They are dangerous and very unpredictable." The nurse interprets this statement as an example of:
When describing the effects of stigma by society on individuals with mental illness, which would a nurse most likely include?
The stigma tends to increase the more the person's behavior differs from the norm.
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?
In which of the following clients would the nurse be most likely to identify the phenomenon of label avoidance?
A client who insists that his diagnosis be kept secret because of the perceived risk of "career
A key element in the definition of mental illness is that ...
The individual must have difficulties in functioning that cause distress and/or impairment of some type.
A psychiatric-mental health nurse is conducting a program for a community group about the stigma faced by patients with mental illness. After teaching the group, the nurse determines that the program was successful when the group identifies which type? Select all that apply.
Which statement would a nurse integrate into an education plan for a local community group about mental illness and mental disorders?
clusters of behaviors, thoughts, and feelings define mental disorders.
A psychiatric-mental health nurse is developing the plan of care for a client with a mental disorder. The nurse reviews the client's assessment data. Which finding would the nurse identify as contributing to a more difficult recovery?
self care DEPENDENCY
A psychiatric-mental health nurse is developing a recovery-oriented plan of care for a client with obsessive-compulsive disorder. The nurse identifies interventions to strengthen the client's social networks. The nurse is addressing which dimension to support recovery?
A universal condition that shapes the way we think, feel and communicate refers to:
After educating a group of nursing students about mental health and wellness, which statement by a group member indicates the need for additional education?
Mental health problems have minimal effect on the process of wellness.
Which of the following would be associated with stigma? Select all that apply.
sunning, disapproving, sterotyping
A family member of a client 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 illness can cause significant distress
Mental illness can interfere with a person's ability to function.
Individuals suffering from mental illness may experience dissatisfaction with relationships and self.
A psychiatric-mental health nurse is interviewing a client diagnosed with depression. Which statement would lead the nurse to suspect that the client is experiencing self-stigma?
"I of no use to society because of my mental illness."
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?
In epidemiology, certain terms have specific meanings relative to what they measure. What represents the total number of people who have a disorder within a given population at a specified time, regardless of how long ago the disorder started?
A nurse shows the best understanding of mental illness when defining it as the ...
Inability to function in a manner that manages both external and internal stressors effectively
A nurse is reading a journal article about cultural syndromes. Which of the following would the nurse identify as having been well documented?
A psychiatric-mental health nurse is collaborating with a client on ways to promote recovery. The client is diagnosed with a substance use problem. As part of the process, the person tells the nurse, "I want to be drug-free and show everyone that I can be a responsible person." The nurse interprets this statement as reflecting which principle of recovery?
recovery that is person driven
Which of the following is accurate with regards to cultural syndromes?
They are specific disorders found in a particular locality.
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?
Mental health involves psychological well-being but not emotional well-being
A nurse is conducting a research study about mental health issues and wellness. When conducting a literature review, which factor would the nurse most likely find as a factor impacting mental health? Select all that apply.
poverty, unemployment, trauma
A nurse is assessing a client who has come to the clinic for an evaluation. The nurse determines that the client is mentally healthy based on which finding? Select all that apply.
Client talks readily about doing things with friends and family.
Client describes actions used to appropriately cope with life stresses.
Client verbalizes a realistic depiction of surroundings and events.
Client identifies strengths and weaknesses in abilities.
A psychiatric-mental health nurse is providing care to a client with post-traumatic stress disorder who is homeless. The nurse is collaborating with the client to find a stable group HOME so that the client no longer lives on the street. The nurse is addressing which dimension of recovery?
A nurse is reading an epidemiologic research study on depression. Which of the following would the nurse need to keep in mind?
Population rates, not raw numbers, are used to describe the measurement.
A psychiatric-mental health nurse working at a community mental health center is using epidemiological data to plan the development of programs for the population in the future. Based on the nurse's knowledge associated with disease projections and the leading burden of disease, the nurse would work on developing programs for which condition?
A psychiatric-mental health nurse is working with a client who has a mental health disorder on ways to develop self-determination and self-direction. The nurse is integrating which principle of recovery into the plan of care?
recovery is person driven
In the United States, approximately how many adults have a diagnosable mental disorder in any given year?
Which of the following is the leading cause of disease in middle- and high-income countries?
When assessing a person with a mental disorder, which would be most important for a nurse to consider for recovery?
degree of disability or impariment
A client with depression participates in all areas of his treatment plan such that the client is managing the condition and living in a physically and emotionally healthy manner. The client's status reflects which dimension of recovery?
A nurse is working as a part of a group studying the distribution patterns of depression and contributing factors within the older adult population of a geographic area. The nurse is working in which area?
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:
I believe everyone has some control over their behaviors
Which of the following is the single most important goal for the person with a mental disorder?
Which statement is most accurate about the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5?
Boundaries separating disorders are not absolute.
A nurse is working as part of a research team that is examining the proportion of individuals in a population who have bipolar disorder on a particular date. What would the team most likely be measuring?
Which of the following is most accurate about the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5 (DSM-5)?
It specifies criteria for diagnosing mental disorders.
A psychiatric-mental health nurse is working with the staff of a local community mental health center on ways to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. Which action would be most helpful for the nurse to suggest?
Encourage staff members to interact and have contact with individuals who have mental illness.
Culture-bound syndromes are behaviors limited to specific cultures that have meaning within that culture. Which culture-bound syndrome tends to occur in the Latino population?
Ataque de nervios
When a person avoids mental health treatment for fear of being labeled mentally ill, which type of stigma is occurring?
In epidemiological studies, the point prevalence refers to the .
proportion of individuals who have the disorder at a specified point in time.
Which are examples of public stigma? (Select all that apply.)
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
The greatest social obstacle to accessing mental health treatment is ...
Society's belief that mental health treatment is ineffective
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?
People with mental illness are inherently violent.
In the United States, more than 57 million people have a diagnosable mental disorder in any given year. This statistic is an example of which of the following?
Which component of recovery occurs when the client creates a path to meet a specific goal?
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?
"Mental health recovery is a growth experience with setbacks."
A psychiatric-mental health nurse is conducting an information session for a group of family members of clients diagnosed with mental disorders. One of the participants asks, "I've heard that criteria are used to diagnose the condition, but what exactly does that mean?" Which response by the nurse would be most appropriate?
"There are additional characteristics that help classify the diagnosis."
A nurse is part of an epidemiologic research team that is investigating the occurrence of new cases of anorexia nervosa within the past year. The team is most likely investigating which of the following?
A client describes herself as "mortified" that she has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and states, "I don't know how I'll ever be able to face my family." The nurse should:
select interventions that address the client's self-stigma.
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