Public Health Nursing Study Set 3

Nursing

Quiz 36 :

Mental Health Issues

Quiz 36 :

Mental Health Issues

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Which factor has influenced the advancement in the treatment of mental illness?
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Approximately what percentage of the adult population (ages 18 and older) in the United States suffers from a mental condition that is severe enough to impair daily function?
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C

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A client who was deinstitutionalized during the 1960s experienced difficulties living in the community. Which of the following best describes why this difficulty existed?
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A nurse implements a primary prevention intervention related to mental health care. Which of the following interventions has most likely been implemented?
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Who led reform efforts to correct types of inhumane practices in the care of criminals, those with mental disorders, and victims of the Civil War?
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A nurse has specialized knowledge and skills in mental health illness and problems to provide effective nursing care for this population. Which of the following best describes the need for this knowledge and skills?
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The nurse is working in the role of educator with groups of clients. Which of the following interventions would the nurse likely perform?
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A nurse considers the effects of biology and environment, or nature and nurture, on the development of mental illness when providing care for clients with mental illness. Which nursing model/theory is being applied?
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A nurse worked in a psychiatric institution during the hospital expansion era. Which of the following best describes the location where the nurse most likely worked?
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A nurse is working with a client who is concerned about discrimination in the workplace based on a current mental health diagnosis. Which legislation has prohibited discrimination for persons with mental disorders?
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A nurse is employed by the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH). Which of the following best describes an activity the nurse would be involved in?
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What factor caused many clients with mental disorders to be institutionalized?
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What was the first major piece of legislation to influence mental health services in the United States?
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An undergraduate-level prepared nurse is working with a mental health population. Which of the following roles would be most appropriate for the nurse?
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According to the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH), which is the leading cause of disability among adults?
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A nurse categorizes mental illness as a biopsychosocial disorder. What is meant by this classification?
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A nurse implements a tertiary prevention intervention related to mental health care. Which of the following interventions has most likely been implemented?
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An individual viewed physical and mental illness as interrelated, resulting from physical conditions. Which of the following best describes the era in which this individual lived?
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A client who has been diagnosed with major depression works with other mental health consumers to advocate for establishment of additional self-help services for individuals and families with mental illness in a community. Which of the following best describes the organization that the client is likely involved with?
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A nurse is counseling a client following an unexpected loss. If given adequate support and adaptation, which of the following best describes what will happen with the client?
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