Stress, Anxiety, And Mind-body Disorders | NCLEX Quiz 207

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  • 1. 
    Chuck is a 20-year-old student diagnosed of having obsessive-compulsive behavior. A psychiatrist prescribes clomipramine (Anafranil) to treat his condition. Nurse Nicolette understands the rationale for this treatment is that the clomipramine:
    • A. 

      Increases dopamine levels.

    • B. 

      Increases serotonin levels.

    • C. 

      Decreases norepinephrine levels.

    • D. 

      Decreases GABA levels.

  • 2. 
    A nurse at Nurseslabs Medical Center is developing a care plan for a female client with post-traumatic stress disorder. Which of the following would she do initially?
    • A. 

      Instruct the client to use distraction techniques to cope with flashbacks.

    • B. 

      Encourage the client to put the past in proper perspective.

    • C. 

      Encourage the client to verbalize thoughts and feelings about the trauma.

    • D. 

      Avoid discussing the traumatic event with the client.

  • 3. 
    A group of community nurses sees and plans care for various clients with different types of problems. Which of the following clients would they consider the most vulnerable to post-traumatic stress disorder?
    • A. 

      An eight (8)-year-old boy with asthma who has recently failed a grade in school

    • B. 

      A 20-year-old college student with DM who experienced date rape

    • C. 

      A 40-year-old widower who has recently lost his wife to cancer

    • D. 

      A wife of an individual with a severe substance abuse problem

  • 4. 
    Which outcome is most appropriate for Francis who has a dissociative disorder?
    • A. 

      Francis will deal with uncomfortable emotions on a conscious level.

    • B. 

      Francis will modify stress with the use of relaxation techniques.

    • C. 

      Francis will identify his anxiety responses.

    • D. 

      Francis will use problem-solving strategies when feeling stressed.

  • 5. 
    The psychiatric nurse uses cognitive-behavioral techniques when working with a client who experiences panic attacks. Which of the following techniques are common to this theoretical framework? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Administering anti-anxiety medication as prescribed

    • B. 

      Encouraging the client to restructure thoughts

    • C. 

      Helping the client to use controlled relaxation breathing

    • D. 

      Helping the client examine evidence of stressors

    • E. 

      Questioning the client about early childhood relationships

    • F. 

      Teaching the client about anxiety and panic

  • 6. 
    Marty is pacing and complains of racing thoughts. Nurse Lally asks the client if something upsetting happened. and Marty’s response is vague and not focused on the question. Nurse Lally assess Marty’s level of anxiety as:
    • A. 

      Mild.

    • B. 

      Moderate.

    • C. 

      Severe.

    • D. 

      Panic.

  • 7. 
    Nurse Martha is teaching her students about anxiety medications; she explains that benzodiazepines affect which brain chemical?
    • A. 

      Acetylcholine

    • B. 

      Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)

    • C. 

      Norepinephrine

    • D. 

      Serotonin

  • 8. 
    Mandy. a nurse who works at Nurseslabs Rehabilitation Center is assessing a client for recent stressful life events. She recognizes that stressful life events are both:
    • A. 

      Desirable and growth-promoting.

    • B. 

      Positive and negative.

    • C. 

      Undesirable and harmful.

    • D. 

      Predictable and controllable.

  • 9. 
    During a community visit. volunteer nurses teach stress management to the participants. The nurses will most likely advocate which belief as a method of coping with stressful life events?
    • A. 

      Avoidance of stress is an important goal for living.

    • B. 

      Control over one’s response to stress is possible.

    • C. 

      Most people have no control over their level of stress.

    • D. 

      Significant others are important to provide care and concern.

  • 10. 
    Genevieve only attends social events when a family member is also present. She exhibits behavior typical of which anxiety disorder?
    • A. 

      Agoraphobia

    • B. 

      Generalized anxiety disorder

    • C. 

      Obsessive-compulsive disorder

    • D. 

      Post-traumatic stress disorder