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Kneels to pray in front of water fountain; prays during group therapy and during other
Refuses to eat food that comes on tray, stating, “They are trying to poison me.
“When I get out of the hospital, I’m going to buy me a sprongle.”
Does not talk.
Keeps arm in position nurse left it after taking blood pressure. Assumes this
position for hours
“When I speak, presidents and kings listen.”
Delusion of grandeur
A withdrawal inward into one’s own fantasy world
“I’m going to the circus. Jesus is God. The police are playing for keeps.”
We can’t close the drapes, for if we do, the sun won’t shine.”
“Test, test, this is a test. I do not jest; we get no rest.”
Laughs when told that his or her mother has just died.
In response to stressful situation, begins to suck thumb and soils clothing.
“Get by for anyone just to answer fortune cookies.”
“I can’t sleep because I’m afraid my roommate might kill me.”
Stops talking in mid-sentence; tilts head to side, and listens