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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 34 :

Concepts of Mental Health

Quiz 34 :

Concepts of Mental Health

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A perceived threat to self causes what emotion?
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D

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The nurse is assessing a young woman who is a teacher,happily married,raising two children,taking care of her disabled mother,and going to school to get a master's degree.How should the behavior of the young woman be classified?
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B

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What does any event that requires change stimulate?
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C

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Using the mental health continuum as a guide,the nurse observes behavior that usually places an individual on the illness end of the continuum.What is true of this behavior?
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Using Freud's personality theory,what action by a patient indicates a strong ego?
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What action by a student before taking a test should indicate to a nursing instructor that the student is demonstrating signs of moderate anxiety?
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Using Freud's personality theory,what action by a patient identifies the influence of the superego?
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Which theorist believed that personality development was based on task mastery?
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When was psychiatric training for nurses initially offered?
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How should the nurse document the behavior of a patient with mental illness?
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Which role is an example of an ascribed role?
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What coping mechanism demonstrated by a patient should indicate to the nurse that the patient is seeking ways to deal with and resolve stress?
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What action consistently done by a patient should indicate to a nurse that the patient has a poor self-concept?
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The majority of people function in a relatively healthy manner.What can diminish their functional capacity?
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What definition should the nurse use to clarify the concept of "mental health"?
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How many people in the United States will develop a mental disorder during their lifetime?
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During the 17th and 18th centuries,care of patients with mental illness often was cruel.What type of care was used by Dr.Philippe Pinel to bring about change?
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What is the mental health nurse referring to when using the term behavior?
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A nurse tearfully confides to the head nurse that being assigned to care for eight patients is stressful and overwhelming.What demonstrates the use of a healthy coping mechanism?
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What is the basis for classifying a person as having a mental illness?
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