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1.  Which nursing intervention is best for facilitating communication with a psychiatric client who speaks a foreign language?
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2.  The nurse explains to a mental health care technician that a client’s obsessive-compulsive behaviors are related to unconscious conflict between id impulses and the superego (or conscience). On which of the following theories does the nurse base this statement? 
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3.  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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4.  A client with obsessive-compulsive disorder is hospitalized on an inpatient unit. Which nursing response is most therapeutic? 
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5.  A 45-year-old woman with a history of depression tells a nurse in her doctor’s office that she has difficulty with sexual arousal and is fearful that her husband will have an affair. Which of the following factors would the nurse identify as least significant in contributing to the client’s sexual difficulty?
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6.  Which nursing intervention is most appropriate for a client with anorexia nervosa during initial hospitalization on a behavioral therapy unit? 
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7.  A nurse is evaluating therapy with the family of a client with anorexia nervosa. Which of the following would indicate that the therapy was successful? 
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8.  The nurse is working with a client with a somatoform disorder. Which client outcome goal would the nurse most likely establish in this situation? 
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9.  Which method would a nurse use to determine a client’s potential risk for suicide?
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10.  A client with a bipolar disorder exhibits manic behavior. The nursing diagnosis is Disturbed thought processes related to difficulty concentrating, secondary to flight of ideas. Which of the following outcome criteria would indicate improvement in the client? 
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11.  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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12.  Which information is most essential in the initial teaching session for the family of a young adult recently diagnosed with schizophrenia? 
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13.  A nurse is working with a client who has schizophrenia, paranoid type. Which of the following outcomes related to the client’s delusional perceptions would the nurse establish? 
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