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1.  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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2.  In clients with a cognitive impairment disorder, the phenomenon of increased confusion in the early evening hours is called: 
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3.  Group members have worked very hard, and the nurse reminds them that termination is approaching. Termination is considered successful if group members:
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4.  The nurse understands that electroconvulsive therapy is primary used in psychiatric care for the treatment of: 
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5.  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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6.  The school guidance counselor refers a family with an 8-year-old child to the mental health clinic because of the child’s frequent fighting in school and truancy. Which of the following data would be a priority to the nurse doing the initial family assessment?
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7.  Which nursing intervention is best for facilitating communication with a psychiatric client who speaks a foreign language?
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8.  Which nursing intervention is most appropriate for a client with Alzheimer’s disease who has frequent episodes emotional lability? 
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9.  The nurse is teaching a group of clients about the mood-stabilizing medications lithium carbonate. Which medications should she instruct the clients to avoid because of the increased risk of lithium toxicity?
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10.  The nurse would expect a client with early Alzheimer’s disease to have problems with: 
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11.  The nurse is interacting with a family consisting of a mother, a father, and a hospitalized adolescent who has a diagnosis of alcohol abuse. The nurse analyzes the situation and agrees with the adolescent’s view about family rules. Which intervention is most appropriate? 
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12.  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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13.  Which client outcome is most appropriately achieved in a community approach setting in psychiatric nursing?
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