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1.  The nurse observes a client pacing in the hall. Which statement by the nurse may help the client recognize his anxiety? 
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2.  Which nursing intervention is most appropriate for a client with anorexia nervosa during initial hospitalization on a behavioral therapy unit? 
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3.  An 11-year-old child diagnosed with conduct disorder is admitted to the psychiatric unit for treatment. Which of the following behaviors would the nurse assess? 
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4.  A client who abuses alcohol and cocaine tells a nurse that he only uses substances because of his stressful marriage and difficult job. Which defense mechanisms is this client using? 
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5.  The nurse enters the room of a client with a cognitive impairment disorder and asks what day of the week it is: what the date, month, and year are; and where the client is. The nurse is attempting to assess:
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6.  The doctor has prescribed haloperidol (Haldol) 2.5 mg. I.M. for an agitated client. The medication is labeled haloperidol 10 mg/2 ml. The nurse prepares the correct dose by drawing up how many milliliters in the syringe? 
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7.  A client tells a nurse. “Everyone would be better off if I wasn’t alive.” Which nursing diagnosis would be made based on this statement?
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8.  A client with panic disorder experiences an acute attack while the nurse is completing an admission assessment. List the following interventions according to their level of priority. a. Remain with the client. b. Encourage physical activity. c. Encourage low, deep breathing. d. Reduce external stimuli. e. Teach coping measures.  ___,___,___,___,___
9.  A client taking the monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) antidepressant isocarboxazid (Marplan) is instructed by the nurse to avoid which foods and beverages? 
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10.  The nurse collecting family assessment data asks. “Who is in your family and where do they live?” which of the following is the nurse attempting o identify? 
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11.  Which of the following will the nurse use when communicating with a client who has a cognitive impairment? 
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12.  Which client outcome is most appropriately achieved in a community approach setting in psychiatric nursing?
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13.  According to the family systems theory, which of the following best describes the process of differentiation?
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