Psychiatric Nursing | NCLEX Quiz 188

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Psychiatric Nursing NCLEX Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    In the management of bulimic patients. the following nursing interventions will promote a therapeutic relationship EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Establish an atmosphere of trust

    • B. 

      Discuss their eating behavior.

    • C. 

      Help patients identify feelings associated with binge-purge behavior

    • D. 

      Teach patient about bulimia nervosa

  • 2. 
    Situation: A 35-year-old male has an intense fear of riding an elevator. He claims “ As if I will die inside.” This has affected his studies The client is suffering from:
    • A. 

      Agoraphobia

    • B. 

      Social phobia

    • C. 

      Claustrophobia

    • D. 

      Xenophobia

  • 3. 
    Initial intervention for the client should be to:
    • A. 

      Encourage to verbalize his fears as much as he wants.

    • B. 

      Assist him to find meaning to his feelings in relation to his past.

    • C. 

      Establish trust through a consistent approach.

    • D. 

      Accept her fears without criticizing.

  • 4. 
    The nurse develops a countertransference reaction. This is evidenced by:
    • A. 

      Revealing personal information to the client

    • B. 

      Focusing on the feelings of the client.

    • C. 

      Confronting the client about discrepancies in verbal or non-verbal behavior

    • D. 

      The client feels angry towards the nurse who resembles his mother.

  • 5. 
    Which is the desired outcome in conducting desensitization:
    • A. 

      The client verbalize his fears about the situation

    • B. 

      The client will voluntarily attend group therapy in the social hall.

    • C. 

      The client will socialize with others willingly

    • D. 

      The client will be able to overcome his disabling fear.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following should be included in the health teachings among clients receiving Valium:
    • A. 

      Avoid taking CNS depressant like alcohol.

    • B. 

      There are no restrictions in activities.

    • C. 

      Limit fluid intake.

    • D. 

      Any beverage like coffee may be taken

  • 7. 
    Situation: A 20-year-old college student is admitted to the medical ward because of sudden onset of paralysis of both legs. Extensive examination revealed no physical basis for the complaint. The nurse plans intervention based on which correct statement about conversion disorder?
    • A. 

      The symptoms are conscious effort to control anxiety

    • B. 

      The client will experience a high level of anxiety in response to the paralysis.

    • C. 

      The conversion symptom has symbolic meaning to the client

    • D. 

      A confrontational approach will be beneficial for the client.

  • 8. 
    Nikki reveals that the boyfriend has been pressuring her to engage in premarital sex. The most therapeutic response by the nurse is:
    • A. 

      “I can refer you to a spiritual counselor if you like.”

    • B. 

      “You shouldn’t allow anyone to pressure you into sex.”

    • C. 

      “It sounds like this problem is related to your paralysis.”

    • D. 

      “How do you feel about being pressured into sex by your boyfriend?”

  • 9. 
    Malingering is different from somatoform disorder because the former:
    • A. 

      Has evidence of an organic basis.

    • B. 

      It is a deliberate effort to handle upsetting events

    • C. 

      Gratification from the environment are obtained.

    • D. 

      Stress is expressed through physical symptoms.

  • 10. 
    Unlike psychophysiologic disorder Linda may be best managed with:
    • A. 

      Medical regimen

    • B. 

      Milieu therapy

    • C. 

      Stress management techniques

    • D. 

      Psychotherapy

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