Nclex Sample Questions For Psychiatric Nursing (exam Mode) By Rnpedia.com

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1.  School phobia is usually treated by: 
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2.  A 10 year old child has very limited vocabulary and interaction skills. She has an I.Q. of 45. She is diagnosed to have Mental retardation of this classification: 
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3.  Which of the following describes the role of a technician?
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4.  Mental health is defined as:
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5.  Liza says, “Give me 10 minutes to recall the name of our college professor who failed many students in our anatomy class.” She is operating on her: 
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6.  The child with conduct disorder will likely demonstrate: 
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7.  Situation: A nurse may encounter children with mental disorders. Her knowledge of these various disorders is vital. When planning school interventions for a child with a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a guide to remember is to: 
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8.  Freud explains anxiety as: 
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9.  The following are appropriate nursing diagnosis for the client EXCEPT: 
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10.  The nurse teaches the parents of a mentally retarded child regarding her care. The following guidelines may be taught except:
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11.  Ritalin is the drug of choice for chidren with ADHD. The side effects of the following may be noted: 
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12.  Situation: In a home visit done by the nurse, she suspects that the wife and her child are victims of abuse. Which of the following is the most appropriate for the nurse to ask? 
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13.  The parents express apprehensions on their ability to care for their maladaptive child. The nurse identifies what nursing diagnosis: 
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14.  The primary nursing intervention for a victim of child abuse is: 
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15.  The superego is that part of the psyche that: 
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16.  What would be the best approach for a wife who is still living with her abusive husband? 
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17.  According to Piaget a 5 year old is in what stage of development
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18.  The following statements describe somatoform disorders: 
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19.  The therapeutic approach in the care of an autistic child include the following EXCEPT:
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20.  Situation: A 30 year old male employee frequently complains of low back pain that leads to frequent absences from work. Consultation and tests reveal negative results. The client has which somatoform disorder?
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21.  Which comment about a 3 year old child if made by the parent may indicate child abuse?
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22.  The wife admits that she is a victim of abuse and opens up about her persistent distaste for sex. This sexual disorder is:
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23.  A 5 year old boy is diagnosed to have autistic disorder. Which of the following manifestations may be noted in a client with autistic disorder?
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24.  Primary level of prevention is exemplified by: 
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25.  What would be the best response to the client’s repeated complaints of pain: 
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