Mental Health Nursing

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Quiz 1 :

Mental Health and Mental Illness

Quiz 1 :

Mental Health and Mental Illness

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When a new bill introduced in Parliament reduces funding for care of people with mental illness, a group of people with mild mental illness write letters to their elected representatives in opposition to the legislation for all people with mental illness. Which role does this action portray?
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Which finding best indicates that the goal "Demonstrates mentally healthy behaviour" was achieved?
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A visitor at a community health fair asks the nurse, "What is the most prevalent mental disorder in Canada?" Select the nurse's best response.
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D

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Which disorder is a culture-bound syndrome?
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A nurse is part of a multidisciplinary team working with groups of depressed patients. Half the patients receive supportive interventions and antidepressant medication. The other half receives only medication. The team measures outcomes for each group. Which type of study is evident?
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A staff nurse completes orientation to a psychiatric unit. Which of the following would the nurse expect as an advanced practice intervention?
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Complete this analogy. NANDA: clinical judgement; NIC: _________________
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A college student said, "Most of the time I'm happy and feel good about myself. I have learned that what I get out of something is proportional to the effort I put into it." According to the Epp classification, which quadrant outcome should the nurse select?
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Which of the following has been identified as a significant trend that will affect the future of psychiatric mental health nursing in Canada?
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A nurse encounters an unfamiliar psychiatric disorder on a new patient's admission form. Which resource should the nurse consult to determine criteria used to establish this diagnosis?
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Which individual is demonstrating the highest level of resilience?
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The spouse of a patient diagnosed with schizophrenia says, "I don't understand how events from childhood have anything to do with this disabling illness." Which response by the nurse will best help the spouse understand the cause of this disorder?
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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) classifies which of the following?
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A patient's relationships are intense and unstable. The patient initially idealizes the significant other and then devalues him or her, resulting in frequent feelings of emptiness. This patient will benefit from interventions to develop which aspect of mental health?
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When a nursing student expresses concerns about how mental health nurses "lose all their nursing skills," which of the following is the best response by the mental health nurse?
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Which assessment finding most clearly indicates that a patient may be experiencing a mental illness?
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A category 5 tornado occurred in a community of 400 people, resulting in the destruction of many homes and businesses. In the 2 years after this disaster, 140 individuals were diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Which term best applies to these newly diagnosed cases?
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Which of the following represents an outcome domain of the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOS)?
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Which belief will best support a nurse's efforts to provide patient advocacy during a multidisciplinary patient care planning session?
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A nurse wants to find a description of diagnostic criteria for anxiety disorders. Which resource would have the most complete information?
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