NCLEX Quiz: Take This Personality Disorder Trivia Questions!

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  • 1. 
    Situation: A widow age 28. whose husband died one (1) year ago due to AIDS. has just been told that she has AIDS. Panky says to the nurse. “Why me? How could God do this to me?” This reaction is one of:
    • A. 

      Depression

    • B. 

      Denial

    • C. 

      Anger

    • D. 

      Bargaining

  • 2. 
    The nurse’s therapeutic response is:
    • A. 

      “I will refer you to a clergy who can help you understand what is happening to you.”

    • B. 

      “ It isn’t fair that an innocent like you will suffer from AIDS.”

    • C. 

      “That is a negative attitude.”

    • D. 

      ”It must really be frustrating for you. How can I best help you?”

  • 3. 
    One morning the nurse sees the client in a depressed mood. The nurse asks her “What are you thinking about?” This communication technique is:
    • A. 

      Focusing

    • B. 

      Validating

    • C. 

      Reflecting

    • D. 

      Giving broad opening

  • 4. 
    The client says to the nurse “Pray for me” and entrusts her wedding ring to the nurse. The nurse knows that this may signal which of the following:
    • A. 

      Anxiety

    • B. 

      Suicidal ideation

    • C. 

      Major depression

    • D. 

      Hopelessness

  • 5. 
    Which of the following interventions should be prioritized in the care of the suicidal client?
    • A. 

      Remove all potentially harmful items from the client’s room.

    • B. 

      Allow the client to express feelings of hopelessness.

    • C. 

      Note the client’s capabilities to increase self-esteem.

    • D. 

      Set a “no suicide” contract with the client.

  • 6. 
    Situation: A 14-year-old male was admitted to a medical ward due to bronchial asthma after learning that his mother was leaving soon for U.K. to work as a nurse. The client has which of the following developmental focus:
    • A. 

      Establishing a relationship with the opposite sex and career planning.

    • B. 

      Parental and societal responsibilities.

    • C. 

      Establishing one’s sense of competence in school.

    • D. 

      Developing initial commitments and collaboration in work

  • 7. 
    The personality type of Ryan is:
    • A. 

      Conforming

    • B. 

      Dependent

    • C. 

      Perfectionist

    • D. 

      Masochistic

  • 8. 
    The nurse ensures a therapeutic environment for the client. Which of the following best describes a therapeutic milieu?
    • A. 

      A therapy that rewards adaptive behavior

    • B. 

      A cognitive approach to change behavior

    • C. 

      A living. learning or working environment.

    • D. 

      A permissive and congenial environment

  • 9. 
    Included as a priority of care for the client will be:
    • A. 

      Encourage verbalization of concerns instead of demonstrating them through the body

    • B. 

      Divert attention toward activities

    • C. 

      Place in semi-fowlers position and render O2 inhalation as ordered

    • D. 

      Help her recognize that her physical condition has an emotional component

  • 10. 
    The client is concerned about his coming discharge. manifested by being unusually sad. Which is the most therapeutic approach by the nurse?
    • A. 

      “You are much better than when you were admitted so there’s no reason to worry.”

    • B. 

      “What would you like to do now that you’re about to go home?”

    • C. 

      “You seem to have concerns about going home.”

    • D. 

      “Aren’t you glad that you’re going home soon?”

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