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Quiz 19 :

Personality Disorders

Quiz 19 :

Personality Disorders

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When a patient diagnosed with a personality disorder uses manipulation to get needs met, the staff applies limit-setting interventions. What is the correct rationale for this action?
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What is an appropriate initial outcome for a patient diagnosed with a personality disorder who has impulse control interferences?
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What is the most challenging nursing intervention with patients diagnosed with personality disorders who use manipulation?
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A nurse reports to the treatment team that a patient diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder has displayed the behaviours below. This patient is detached and superficial during counselling sessions. Which behaviour by the patient most clearly warrants limit setting?
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What is the priority intervention for a nurse beginning to work with a patient diagnosed with a schizotypal personality disorder?
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Which intervention is appropriate for an individual diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder who frequently manipulates others?
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Others describe a worker as very shy and lacking in self-confidence. This worker stays in an office cubicle all day, never coming out for breaks or lunch. Which term best describes this behaviour?
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When preparing to interview a patient diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder, a nurse can anticipate the assessment findings will include which of the following?
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What is the priority nursing diagnosis for a patient diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder who has made threats against staff, ripped art off the walls, and thrown objects?
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Which statement made by a patient diagnosed with borderline personality disorder indicates the treatment plan is effective?
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The history shows that a newly admitted patient is impulsive. The nurse would expect behaviour to be characterized by which of the following?
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A patient says, "I get in trouble sometimes because I make quick decisions and act on them." Select the nurse's most therapeutic response.
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As a nurse prepares to administer medication to a patient diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, the patient says, "Just leave it on the table. I'll take it when I finish combing my hair." What is the nurse's best response?
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Consider this comment to three different nurses by a patient diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder. "Another nurse said you don't do your job right." Collectively, these interactions can be assessed as which of the following?
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A patient diagnosed with borderline personality disorder has a history of self-mutilation and suicide attempts. The patient reveals feelings of depression and anger with life. Which type of medication would the nurse expect to be prescribed?
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A patient diagnosed with borderline personality disorder was hospitalized several times after self-mutilating episodes. The patient remains impulsive. Which nursing diagnosis is the initial focus of this therapy?
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Which personality dimension is reflective of the behaviours of absorption, dissociation, eccentricity, openness to experience, and perceptual cognitive distortion?
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For which behaviour would limit setting be most essential?
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One month ago, a patient diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and a history of self-mutilation began dialectical behaviour therapy. Today, the patient phones to say, "I feel empty and want to hurt myself." What should the nurse do?
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A patient's spouse filed charges after repeatedly being battered. The patient sarcastically says, "I'm sorry for what I did. I need psychiatric help." Which statement by the patient supports antisocial personality disorder?
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