Chapter 1 Pre-Test

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  1. The quantitative study of the distribution of mental disorders in human populations is called


    mortality.
    prevalence. 
    epidemiology. 
    clinical epidemiology.
    epidemiology.
  2. Which statement best describes the DSM-5?


    A.It is a medical psychiatric assessment system.
    B.It is a compendium of treatment modalities.
    C.It offers a complete list of nursing diagnoses.
    D.It suggests common interventions for mental disorders.
    It is a medical psychiatric assessment system.
  3. Current information suggests that the most disabling mental disorders are the result of 


    A. biological influences.
    B.psychological trauma.
    C.learned ways of behaving.
    D.faulty patterns of early nurturance.
     biological influences.
  4. A nurse’s identification badge includes the term, “Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse.” A client with a history of paranoia asks, “What does that title mean?” The nurse responds best by answering:


    A.“Don’t be afraid; it means I’m here to help, not hurt, you.”
    B.“Psychiatric mental health nurses care for people with mental illnesses.”
    C.“We have the specialized skills needed to care for those with mental illnesses.”
    D.“The nurses who work in mental health facilities have that title.”
     C.“We have the specialized skills needed to care for those with mental illnesses.”
  5. Which statement about diagnosis of a mental disorder is true?


    A.The symptoms of each disorder are common among all cultures. 
    B. Culture may cause variations in symptoms for each clinical disorder.
    C.All mental disorders listed in the DSM-5 are seen in all other cultures.
    D.Psychiatric diagnoses are listed in separately from other physical disorders in a five axes system.
    B. Culture may cause variations in symptoms for each clinical disorder.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. The prevalence rate over a 12-month period for major depressive disorder is


    A.equal to the prevalence rate for psychotic disorders.
    B.lower than the prevalence rate for panic disorders.
    C.greater than the prevalence rate for psychotic disorders.
    D.greater than the prevalence rate for generalized anxiety.
    D.greater than the prevalence rate for generalized anxiety.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. These severe mental illnesses are recognized across cultures: 

    A. schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
    B.amok and social phobia.
    C. antisocial and borderline personality disorders.
    D.bulimia and anorexia nervosa.
    A. schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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