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Advanced Health Assessment

Nursing

Quiz 25 :

Depressive Disorders

Quiz 25 :

Depressive Disorders

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After breakfast a depressed patient pleads with the nurse, "Please let me go to my room to lie down for a while." What response should the nurse provide to maintain a therapeutic environment?
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During an interview of a depressed client, why is it important for the nurse to assess social interactions?
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A depressed patient has just responded to the nurse in an overtly angry manner. What is the nurse's best response?
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What excessive behaviors support the nurse's suspections that the client is demonstrating psychomotor agitation? (Select all that apply.)
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Which intervention has the highest priority for inclusion in the care plan of a client diagnosed with anhedonia?
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A patient who was prescribed a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) 3 days ago says, "I'm so disappointed, this medicine isn't working." What intervention best addresses the client's expressed concern?
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Which adolescent would the nurse consider to have the highest priority for health promotion interventions aimed at reducing risk for depression, based on the person's history?
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A patient diagnosed with seasonal affective disorder asks, "Will I ever feel better?" Based on an understanding of this psychopathology, what is the nurse's best response?
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What assessment data would best support a client's diagnosis of dysthymic?
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The sibling of a depressed patient says, "When we were children my sister always gave up easily. Now as an adult, everyone in the family takes advantage of her." What is the most appropriate nursing intervention to support the client's self-esteem?
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Which statement made by a newly admitted depressed patient best demonstrates a depression-related delusion?
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A clinic nurse assesses a Latino patient who reports having frequent headaches beginning about 6 months ago when immigrating to the United States. When no organic pathology is found, what intervention should the nurse implement first?
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The plan for a depressed patient includes use of cognitive therapy. Which nursing intervention best supports this therapy?
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A patient diagnosed with depression paces, pulls at clothing constantly, and cannot sit for longer than 5 minutes. What nursing intervention should the nurse implement to help manage the client's behavior?
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Which topics should be included by the nurse preparing psychoeducational groups for patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD) and their families? (Select all that apply.)
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Which statement should the nurse include when preparing a patient for a scheduled dexamethasone suppression test?
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Which account of history and symptoms is most consistent with the diagnosis of dysthymia?
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Which nursing diagnosis is almost universally applicable to persons with depression?
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Which entry in the medical record best indicates that the treatment plan for a depressed patient was successful?
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The nurse observes a severely depressed patient leaving the dining room with a shirt that is soiled from spilled food. What intervention should the nurse implement to assist the client deal with the primary issue?
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