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Which is not a component of a healthy self-concept ?
Blaming others for one's actions
Whose efforts brought millions of dollars to support the development of mental hospitals?
Which behavior could be exhibited by the person who is ill?
Which effect has been shown to stimulate the immune system?
Which nursing intervention could assist the patient in meeting his/her psychosocial needs?
Positive thinking assists which link?
Which area of assessment relates to the emotional status of a patient ?
When a nurse is assessing the severity of the patient's illness he/she is assessing?
Freud's levels of personality development are:
Id, ego, superego
Which is a feeling of apprehension?
Which psychiatric disorder is characterized by the individual being out of touch with reality?
A patient is exhibiting decreased awareness, disorganized thinking, and irrelevant speech is classified as:
Which nursing intervention would be appropriate for the demented individual?
Placing a clock and calendar in view
Which disorder's clinical manifestations are overactivity and a euphoric state?
bipolar disorder is also known as:
Which is a normal response to a threat?
Which type of anxiety produces feelings of dread that cannot be identified?
A patient who reacts to an event in an inappropriate way is suffering from:
Posttruamatic stress syndrome
Which intervention helps the person who has experienced a traumatic event?
Debriefing after the event
Which individual obtains sexual gratification when observing others during intercourse?
The nurse is assigned to care for a client experiencing disturbed thought processes. The nurse is told that the client believes that the food is being poisoned. Which communication technique should the nurse plan to use to encourage the client to eat?
Open-ended questions and silence
The nurse is providing care to a client admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of anxiety disorder. The nurse is talking with the client, and the client says, "I have a secret that I want to tell you. You won't tell anyone about it, will you?" Which is the appropriate nursing response?
"I cannot promise to keep a secret."
The psychiatric nurse is greeted by a neighbor in a local grocery store. The neighbor says to the nurse, "How is Carol doing? She is my best friend and is seen at your clinic every week." Which is the appropriate nursing response?
"I cannot discuss any client situation with you."
The nurse notes documentation in a client's record that the client is experiencing delusions of persecution. The nurse understands that these types of delusions are characteristic of which?
the false belief that one is being singled out for harm by others
A client with a potential for violence is exhibiting agitated behavior. The client is using aggressive gestures and making belligerent comments to the other clients and is pacing continually in the hallway. Which comments by the nurse would be therapeutic at this time?
"what is causing you to become agitated?"
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