NCLEX Quiz: Schizophrenic Disorder Trivia Questions!

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  • 1. 
    Upon Sam’s admission for acute psychiatric hospitalization.Nurse Jona documents the following: Client refuses to bathe or dress.remains in room most of the day.speaks infrequently to peers or staff. Which nursing diagnosis would be the priority at this time?
    • A. 

      Anxiety

    • B. 

      Decisional conflict

    • C. 

      Self-care deficit

    • D. 

      Social isolation

  • 2. 
    Which statement is correct about a 25-year-old client with newly diagnosed schizophrenia?
    • A. 

      Age of onset is typical for schizophrenia.

    • B. 

      Age of onset is later than usual for schizophrenia.

    • C. 

      Age of onset is earlier than usual for schizophrenia.

    • D. 

      Age of onset follows no predictable pattern in schizophrenia.

  • 3. 
    Which factor is associated with increased risk for schizophrenia?
    • A. 

      Alcoholism

    • B. 

      Adolescent pregnancy

    • C. 

      Overcrowded schools

    • D. 

      Poverty

  • 4. 
    Nurse Arya assesses for evidence of positive symptoms of schizophrenia in a newly admitted client. Which of the following symptoms are considered positive evidence? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Anhedonia

    • B. 

      Delusions

    • C. 

      Flat affect

    • D. 

      Hallucinations

  • 5. 
    A client with schizophrenia is referred for psychosocial rehabilitation. Which of the following are typical of this type of program? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Analyzing family issues and past problems

    • B. 

      Developing social skills and supports

    • C. 

      Learning how to live independently in a community

    • D. 

      Learning job skills for employment

  • 6. 
    Nurse Rob has observed a co-worker arriving to work drunk at least three times in the past month. Which action by Nurse Rob would best ensure client safety and obtain necessary assistance for the co-worker?
    • A. 

      Ignore the co worker’s behavior.and frequently assess the clients assigned to the co-worker.

    • B. 

      Make general statements about safety issues at the next staff meeting.

    • C. 

      Report the coworker’s behavior to the appropriate supervisor.

    • D. 

      Warn the co-worker that this practice is unsafe.

  • 7. 
    Elsa is being treated in a chemical dependency unit. She tells the nurse that she only uses drugs when under stress and therefore does not have a substance problem. Which defense mechanism is the client using?
    • A. 

      Compensation

    • B. 

      Denial

    • C. 

      Suppression

    • D. 

      Undoing

  • 8. 
    Nurse Tara is teaching a community group about substance abuse. She explains that a genetic component has been implicated in which of the following commonly abused substances?
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Barbiturates

    • C. 

      Heroin

    • D. 

      Marijuana

  • 9. 
    Nurse Julie recommends that the family of a client with substance-related disorder attend a support group.such as Al-Anon and Alateen. The purpose of these groups  is to help family members understand the problem and to:
    • A. 

      Change the problem behaviors of the abuser.

    • B. 

      Learn how to assist the abuser in getting help.

    • C. 

      Maintain focus on changing their own behaviors.

    • D. 

      Prevent substance problems in vulnerable family members.

  • 10. 
    Ryan who is a chronic alcohol abuser is being assessed by Nurse Gina. Which problems are related to thiamin deficiency?
    • A. 

      Cardiovascular symptoms.such as decreased hemoglobin and hematocrit levels

    • B. 

      CNS symptoms.such as ataxia and peripheral neuropathy

    • C. 

      Gastrointestinal symptoms.such as nausea and vomiting

    • D. 

      Respiratory symptoms.such as cough and sore throat