NCLEX: Test Your Knowledge On Personality Disorders! Quiz

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Hey, what do you know about personality disorders? Here is an interesting NCLEX quiz that is designed to test your knowledge on personality disorders. Do you dare to try and pass this quiz? Give it a shot and you'll get to know how much you actually know about this topic. All questions in this quiz are shown, but the results will only be given after you’ve finished the quiz. So, have you understood all the rules? Shall we start then?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The clients with personality disorders seem to have difficulties in their social and occupational functions. Such clients will most likely:
    • A. 

      Recover with therapeutic intervention

    • B. 

      Respond to antianxiety medication

    • C. 

      Manifest enduring patterns of inflexible behaviors

    • D. 

      Seek treatment willingly from some personally distressing symptoms

  • 2. 
    A client tends to be insensitive to others, engages in abusive behaviors, and does not have a sense of remorse. What personality disorder does this client have? 
    • A. 

      Narcissistic

    • B. 

      Paranoid

    • C. 

      Histrionic

    • D. 

      Antisocial

  • 3. 
    The client who joins a support group and frequently preaches against abuse is considered to be demonstrating the use of _______. 
    • A. 

      Denial

    • B. 

      Reaction formation

    • C. 

      Rationalization

    • D. 

      Projection

  • 4. 
    A teenage girl named Maria is diagnosed to have a borderline personality disorder. Which of these manifestations support the diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Lack of self-esteem, strong dependency needs and impulsive behavior

    • B. 

      Social withdrawal. inadequacy. sensitivity to rejection and criticism

    • C. 

      Suspicious. hypervigilance and coldness

    • D. 

      Preoccupation with perfectionism. orderliness. and need for control

  • 5. 
    The plan of care for clients with borderline personality should include:
    • A. 

      Limit setting and flexibility in schedule

    • B. 

      Giving medications to prevent acting out

    • C. 

      Restricting her from other clients

    • D. 

      Ensuring she adheres to certain restrictions

  • 6. 
    A 42-year-old male client is admitted to the ward because of bizarre behaviors. He was given a diagnosis of schizophrenia paranoid type. The client should have achieved the developmental task of:
    • A. 

      Trust vs. mistrust

    • B. 

      Industry vs. Inferiority

    • C. 

      Generativity vs. stagnation

    • D. 

      Ego integrity vs. despair

  • 7. 
    Clients who are suspicious primarily use projection for which purpose:
    • A. 

      Deny reality

    • B. 

      To deal with feelings and thoughts that are not acceptable

    • C. 

      To show resentment towards others

    • D. 

      Manipulate others

  • 8. 
    The client says “ the FBI is out to get me.” What would be the nurse's best response in this case? 
    • A. 

      “The FBI is not out to catch you.”

    • B. 

      “I don’t believe that.”

    • C. 

      “I don’t know anything about that. You are afraid of being harmed.”

    • D. 

      “ What made you think of that.”

  • 9. 
    The client on Haldol has pill rolling tremors and muscle rigidity. He is likely manifesting:
    • A. 

      Tardive dyskinesia

    • B. 

      Pseudoparkinsonism

    • C. 

      Akinesia

    • D. 

      Dystonia

  • 10. 
    If a client behaves in a very hostile toward one of the staff for no apparent reason, then the client is said to be manifesting:
    • A. 

      Splitting

    • B. 

      Transference

    • C. 

      Countertransference

    • D. 

      Resistance

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