Psych 2121-008 - Child And Adolescent Development

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  • 1. 
    This disorder includes: inattention, impulsiveness, hyperactivity
    • A. 

      Learning disordder

    • B. 

      ADHD (attention deficit/hyperactive disorder)

    • C. 

      ODD (oppositional defiant disorder)

    • D. 

      ASD (autism spectrum disorder)

  • 2. 
    Most children with ADHD are diagnosed when they start school. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    To be diagnosed (according to DSM) the child needs to have only 2 symptoms of ADHD for only 1 month. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When administering stimulants for ADHD:
    • A. 

      Give right before bed

    • B. 

      Do not give at bedtime

    • C. 

      Give after meals

    • D. 

      Give before meals

  • 5. 
    It is not a problem to abruptly stop your ADHD medications. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Children with ADHD tend to have a co-morbidity with substance abuse, conduct disorder, anxiety and/or depression. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Priority nursing diagnosis for ADHD: 
    • A. 

      Ineffective role performance

    • B. 

      Safety/Injury r/t risk taking behaviors

    • C. 

      Low self-esteem and self-concept

    • D. 

      Compromised family coping

  • 8. 
    Positive food choices for ADHD patients: 
    • A. 

      Steak and potatoes

    • B. 

      Salads

    • C. 

      Cookies and Sodas

    • D. 

      Peanut butter sandwiches

  • 9. 
    Adult ADHD is usually misdiagnosed as depression, anxiety and/or bipolar. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Irlen's syndrome:
    • A. 

      Colored lenses for learning disorders

    • B. 

      Larger Print for vision impaired children

    • C. 

      Reading to child instead of them reading for learning disorders

    • D. 

      Special education class for learning disorders

  • 11. 
    Reassessment for learning disorders is needed every ______ years: 
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      5

  • 12. 
    This conduct disorder is diagnosed by DSM by the following: aggression towards people or animals; destruction of property; theft; deceitfulness; serious violation of rules
    • A. 

      Conduct Disorder

    • B. 

      Learning Disorder

    • C. 

      Oppositional Defiant Disorder

    • D. 

      ADHD

  • 13. 
    Which type of conduct disorder has the best prognosis: 
    • A. 

      Childhood - Onset

    • B. 

      Adolescent - Onset

  • 14. 
    What is the best treatment for CD (conduct disorder)?
    • A. 

      Play Therapy

    • B. 

      Putting deviant youth together

    • C. 

      PMT (Parent Management Training)

    • D. 

      Psychodynamic Therapy

  • 15. 
    Typical manifestations of Conduct Disorder: (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      No remorse

    • B. 

      Respect for others

    • C. 

      Cheerful

    • D. 

      Extreme number of tattoos/piercings

    • E. 

      Blames others

    • F. 

      Early onset of sexual behavior

  • 16. 
    Diagnosis of ODD occurs when the child does not fit into the criteria of  Conduct Disorder 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Pervasive Developmental Disorder is also known as: 
    • A. 

      Mental Retardation

    • B. 

      Autism Spectrum Disorder

    • C. 

      PKU

  • 18. 
    DSM diagnostic for ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder):
    • A. 

      Abnormal functioning prior to age 3 in social interaction, language in social communication and symbolic or imaginative play

    • B. 

      Impulsive behavior

    • C. 

      Impairment in communication and social interactions

    • D. 

      Restrictive repetitive patterns of behaviors, interest and activities

    • E. 

      Actively defies requests/rules

  • 19. 
    Irrational fear that produces a conscious avoidance of the feared subject, activity or situation
    • A. 

      Phobia

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Panic

    • D. 

      Separation Anxiety

  • 20. 
    Often, physical symptoms occur in separation anxiety, such as headaches, nausea and stomachaches. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    At-risk population for Separation Anxiety: 
    • A. 

      Threatening events

    • B. 

      Bullying

    • C. 

      Loss of a family member

    • D. 

      Frequent relocations

  • 22. 
    Usually body weight of an anorexia nervosa client is ____ % under normal body weight. 
    • A. 

      5-10

    • B. 

      15-25

    • C. 

      40-50

    • D. 

      80

  • 23. 
    Many times bulimia and anorexia nervosa overlap. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Key to diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa:
    • A. 

      3 missed periods in a year

    • B. 

      3 missed periods in 6 months

    • C. 

      3 consecutive missed periods

  • 25. 
    Average age of diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa:
    • A. 

      12 - 14 Years Old

    • B. 

      18 - 21 Years Old

    • C. 

      6-10 Years Old

  • 26. 
    Average age of diagnosis of Bulimia:
    • A. 

      8-10 Years Old

    • B. 

      12 - 14 Years Old

    • C. 

      18-21 Years Old

  • 27. 
    Swollen parotid glands are a sign of: 
    • A. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia

  • 28. 
    Russell's sign: 
    • A. 

      Spot of knuckles from inducing vomiting

    • B. 

      Pouch of fluid that collects in abdomen

    • C. 

      Enamel erosion

  • 29. 
    Which eating disorder causes bradycardia and arrhythmias
    • A. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia

  • 30. 
    Which eating disorder an increased risk of osteoporosis (reduction in bone density)
    • A. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia

  • 31. 
    Which eating disorder have an increased risk for cavities
    • A. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia

  • 32. 
    Slow, lethargic, wears baggy layered clothing
    • A. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia

  • 33. 
    Which eating disorder has an increased risk for pneumonia 
    • A. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia

  • 34. 
    Normal appearance, open and talkative
    • A. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia

  • 35. 
    Sad and anxious, seldom laughs or smiles
    • A. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia

  • 36. 
    Mild confusion, and difficulty concentrating
    • A. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia

  • 37. 
    Preoccupied with food and has magical thinking (if I were thinner everything would be perfect)
    • A. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia

  • 38. 
    Embarrassment, shame and guilt; hides food
    • A. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • B. 

      Bulimia

  • 39. 
    Hypokalemia, hyponatremia and dehydration are concerns for eating disorders
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Priority of medical management for eating disorders: 
    • A. 

      Cardiac Issues

    • B. 

      Cognitive Therapy

    • C. 

      Increase of body weight to 5-10% within normal limits

  • 41. 
    Medications that can be given to eating disorder patients: 
    • A. 

      Thyroid supplements

    • B. 

      Laxatives

    • C. 

      Antidepressants

    • D. 

      Nausea medications

    • E. 

      Vitamins

    • F. 

      Calcium

    • G. 

      Diuretics

  • 42. 
    Eating disorder patients may not exercise at all
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    Diagnostic IQ level for Mental Retardation
    • A. 

      Under 70

    • B. 

      Under 20

    • C. 

      Under 90

    • D. 

      Under 60

  • 44. 
    Another name for Intellectual Development Disorder
    • A. 

      Conduct Disorder

    • B. 

      Mental Retardation

    • C. 

      Phobia

  • 45. 
    Absence of phenylalanine hydroxylase: 
    • A. 

      Fragile X

    • B. 

      Down Syndrome

    • C. 

      PKU

  • 46. 
    The Guthrie blood test is used to test for: 
    • A. 

      PKU

    • B. 

      Fragile X

    • C. 

      Down Syndrome

    • D. 

      Tourette's Syndrome

  • 47. 
    Approved foods for mother and child with PKU: (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Fruits

    • B. 

      Vegetables

    • C. 

      Diet soda

    • D. 

      Beans

    • E. 

      Low protein breads

    • F. 

      Meat and fish

    • G. 

      Dairy

  • 48. 
    Formulas approved for infants
    • A. 

      Pregestimil

    • B. 

      Lofenalac

    • C. 

      Prophree

    • D. 

      Gentlease

  • 49. 
    Normal level of serum phenylalanine: 
    • A. 

      10 mg/dl

    • B. 

      2 mg/dl

    • C. 

      16 mg/dl

    • D. 

      25 mg/dl

  • 50. 
    Mothers with PKU cannot breastfeed. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    This is caused by abnormal gene on the lower end of the long arm of the X chromosome
    • A. 

      Fragile X

    • B. 

      Down Syndrome

    • C. 

      PKU

    • D. 

      Tourette's

  • 52. 
    Signs of Fragile X: (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Long face with prominent jaw

    • B. 

      Inner epicanthal folds

    • C. 

      Large testes

    • D. 

      Hyperactive/short attention span

    • E. 

      Brachycephaly with flat occiput

    • F. 

      Small ears, nose and mouth

    • G. 

      Aggressive behaviors

    • H. 

      Single transverse palmar crease

    • I. 

      Cardiac defects

    • J. 

      Broad stubby feet and hands

    • K. 

      Large protruding ears

    • L. 

      Muscular hypotonia

  • 53. 
    Signs of Down Syndrome: (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Long face with prominent jaw

    • B. 

      Inner epicanthal folds

    • C. 

      Large testes

    • D. 

      Hyperactive/short attention span

    • E. 

      Brachycephaly with flat occiput

    • F. 

      Small ears, nose and mouth

    • G. 

      Aggressive behaviors

    • H. 

      Single transverse palmar crease

    • I. 

      Cardiac defects

    • J. 

      Broad stubby feet and hands

    • K. 

      Large protruding ears

    • L. 

      Muscular hypotonia

  • 54. 
    Prozac and Tegretol are effective for Fragile X symptoms
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 55. 
    Atlantoaxial instability is a common problem in children with Fragile X Syndrome
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False