Chapter 1 Post-Test

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  1. Which branch of epidemiology is the nurse involved in when seeking outcomes for patients whose depression was treated with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)?


    A.experimental
    B.descriptive
    C.Correct clinical
    D.analytic
    clinical
  2. A client tells the mental health nurse “I am terribly frightened! I hear whispering that someone is going to kill me.” Which criterion of mental health can the nurse assess as lacking?


    A.Control over behavior
    B.Appraisal of reality
    C.Effectiveness in work
    D.Healthy self-concept
    B.Appraisal of reality
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. A 14-year-old belongs to a neighborhood gang, engages in sexually promiscuous behavior, and has a history of school truancy but reports that her parents are just old- fashioned and don’t understand her. The assessment data supports that the client


    A.should be considered for group home placement.
    B.is seriously and persistently mentally ill.
    C.is displaying deviant behavior.
    D.cannot accurately appraise reality.
    C.is displaying deviant behavior.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The nurse planning care for a mentally ill client bases interventions on the concept that the client


    A.has areas of strength on which to build.
    B.has right that must be respected.
    C.comes with experiences that contribute to their problem.
    D.share fears that are similar to those of all mentally healthy individuals.
    A.has areas of strength on which to build.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. In order to best differentiate whether an Asian client is demonstrating a mental illness when attempting suicide is to


    A.explain to him that suicide is often regarded as a desperate act.
    B.ask the client whether he views himself as being depressed.
    C.identify his culture’s view regarding suicide.
    D.assess the client for other examples of depressive behaviors.
    C.identify his culture’s view regarding suicide.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. An individual is found to consistently wear only a bathrobe and neglect the cleanliness of his apartment. When neighbors ask him to stop his frequent outbursts of operatic arias, he acts outraged and tells them he must sing daily and will not promise to be quieter. This behavior supports that he is


    A.socially deviant.
    B.not demonstrating any definitive signs of mental illness.
    C.demonstrating symptoms of bipolar disorder.
    D.egocentric.
    B.not demonstrating any definitive signs of mental illness
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. A nursing diagnosis for a client with a psychiatric disorder serves the purpose of

    A.providing a framework for selecting appropriate interventions.
    B.justifying the use of certain psychotropic medication.
    C.providing data essential for insurance reimbursement.
    D.completing the medical diagnostic statement.
    A.providing a framework for selecting appropriate interventions.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Which of the following best demonstrates parity related to mental health care?


    A.A client who has attempted sucide is hospitalized for a mental health evaluation.
    B.A client’s mental health coverage is equal to his medical/surgical coverage. 
    C.The client is admitted for a 72-hour mental hygiene evaluation.
    D.Advance practice nurse can be certified as psychiatric nurse specialist.
    B.A client’s mental health coverage is equal to his medical/surgical coverage.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. The mental health status of a particular client can best be assessed by considering


    A.the degree to which an individual is logical and rational.
    B.the degree of conformity of the individual to society’s norms.
    C.the rate of intellectual and emotional growth
    D.placement on a continuum from health to illness.
    D.placement on a continuum from health to illness.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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