“Everyone diagnosed with OCD needs to control their ritualistic behaviors.”
“It is important for you to discontinue these ritualistic behaviors.”
“Why do you need help if you can’t participate in unit therapy?”
“Let’s figure out a way for you to attend unit activities and still wash your hands.”
“We’ve discussed past coping skills. Let’s see if these coping skills can be effective now.”
“Please tell me what brought you to the hospital.”
“This new approach was good for you. Keep it up.”
“I notice you hear noises that I do not hear.”
“It’s quite common for clients to feel that way after a lengthy hospitalization.”
“Why don’t you talk to your mother? You may find out she doesn’t feel that way.”
“Your mother is like an understanding person. I’ll help you.”
“You feel that your mother does not want you to come back home?”
Requesting an explanation
Belittling the client
Making stereotyped comments
“You did not attend group today. Can we talk about that?”
“I’ll sit with you till the family session.”
“I notice you are wearing a new dress, and you have washed your hair.”
“I’m happy you are careful with your medications. They will really help.”
“You seem to be motivated to change your behavior.”
“How are these changes gonna affect your family relationships?”
“Why don’t you keep a list of the behaviors you need to change.”
“The team recommends that you make only one behavioral change at a time.”
To reframe the client’s thoughts about a mental health treatment.
To make the client calm.
To explore a subject, idea, experience, or relationship.
To communicate that the nurse is listening to the conversation.
“It’s scary to feel put on the spot by a client. Nurses don’t always have the answer.”
“Remember, clients, not nurses. are responsible for their own choices and decisions.”
“Just keep the client’s best interests in mind and do the best that you can.”
“Set a goal to continue to work on this aspect of your practice.”
“Touch carries a different meaning for different individuals.”
“Touch is often used when de-escalating volatile client situations.”
“Touch is used to convey interest and warmth.”
“Touch is best combined with empathy when dealing with anxious clients.”
“Describe one of the best things that happened to you this week.”
“I’m having a difficult time understanding what you mean.”
“Your counseling session is in 30 minutes. I’ll stay with you until then.”
“You mentioned your relationship with your father. Let’s discuss that further.”
Let the patient feel he is being heard, and he will definitely not face the same situation again.
Tell the patient it doesn't happen here.
Tell the patient that he must have misunderstood things.
All of these
Ask the patient a lot of questions.
Tell the patient not to overreact
To hold his hand. Calm the patient down and listen to him properly.
None of these
Both A & C