Psychiatric Nursing | NCLEX Quiz 184

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Psychiatric Nursing NCLEX Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mental health is defined as:
    • A. 

      The ability to distinguish what is real from what is not.

    • B. 

      A state of well-being where a person can realize his own abilities can cope with normal stresses of life and work productively.

    • C. 

      Is the promotion of mental health. prevention of mental disorders. nursing care of patients during illness and rehabilitation

    • D. 

      Absence of mental illness

  • 2. 
    Which of the following describes the role of a technician?
    • A. 

      Administers medications to a schizophrenic patient.

    • B. 

      The nurse feeds and bathes a catatonic client

    • C. 

      Coordinates diverse aspects of care rendered to the patient

    • D. 

      Disseminates information about alcohol and its effects.

  • 3. 
    Letty says. “Give me ten (10) minutes to recall the name of our college professor who failed many students in our anatomy class.” She is operating on her:
    • A. 

      Subconscious

    • B. 

      Conscious

    • C. 

      Unconscious

    • D. 

      Ego

  • 4. 
    The superego is that part of the psyche that:
    • A. 

      Uses defensive function for protection.

    • B. 

      Is impulsive and without morals.

    • C. 

      Determines the circumstances before making decisions.

    • D. 

      The censoring portion of the mind.

  • 5. 
    Primary level of prevention is exemplified by:
    • A. 

      Helping the client resume self-care.

    • B. 

      Ensuring the safety of a suicidal client in the institution.

    • C. 

      Teaching the client stress management techniques

    • D. 

      Case finding and surveillance in the community

  • 6. 
    Situation: In a home visit done by the nurse. she suspects that the wife and her child are victims of abuse. Which of the following is the most appropriate for the nurse to ask?
    • A. 

      “Are you being threatened or hurt by your partner?

    • B. 

      “Are you frightened of you partner.”

    • C. 

      “Is something bothering you?”

    • D. 

      “What happens when you and your partner argue?”

  • 7. 
    The wife admits that she is a victim of abuse and opens up about her persistent distaste for sex. This sexual disorder is:
    • A. 

      Sexual desire disorder

    • B. 

      Sexual arousal disorder

    • C. 

      Orgasm disorder

    • D. 

      Sexual Pain Disorder

  • 8. 
    What would be the best approach for a wife who is still living with her abusive husband?
    • A. 

      “Here’s the number of a crisis center that you can call for help .”

    • B. 

      “It’s best to leave your husband.”

    • C. 

      “Did you discuss this with your family?”

    • D. 

      “ Why do you allow yourself to be treated this way.”

  • 9. 
    Which comment about a 3-year-old child if made by the parent may indicate child abuse?
    • A. 

      “Once my child is toilet trained. I can still expect her to have some.”

    • B. 

      “When I tell my child to do something once. I don’t expect to have to tell.”

    • C. 

      “My child is expected to try to do things such as dress and feed.”

    • D. 

      “My three (3)-year-old loves to say NO.”

  • 10. 
    The primary nursing intervention for a victim of child abuse is:
    • A. 

      Assess the scope of the problem

    • B. 

      Analyze the family dynamics

    • C. 

      Ensure the safety of the victim

    • D. 

      Teach the victim coping skills

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